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SPECIAL EVENTS FUNDRAISING. PREPARATION. Preparation. Why the need for funds Competition of funds New services Materials. Preparation. Why fundraise Organizations must fundraise Fundraising is never just about money Fundraising enables you to strengthen your community

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preparation3
Preparation
  • Why the need for funds
    • Competition of funds
    • New services
    • Materials
preparation4
Preparation
  • Why fundraise
    • Organizations must fundraise
    • Fundraising is never just about money
    • Fundraising enables you to strengthen your community
    • People need to give
    • Your services are essential and not free
preparation5
Preparation

People don’t give to causes, they give to people with causes

preparation6
Preparation
  • Believe passionately in your need
  • Make the cause clear and compelling
  • Due diligence - consider all costs
  • Stakeholders understand and support your cause
preparation7
Preparation

If your only goal is to make money, forget the special event fundraiser.

preparation8
Preparation
  • Annual Fund Appeal
    • Time to develop appeal letter
    • Time to develop mailing (snail mail or email) list
    • Supplies to print and mail the appeal
    • Volunteer time to track replies
preparation summary
Preparation - Summary
  • Necessary preparation before special events planning
    • Motivation
    • Need
    • Budget
    • Support
planning
Planning
  • Brainstorm possibilities
    • Event should be unique
    • Appropriate for your mission
    • Complement your mission
    • Appealing to attendees
    • Appealing to the press
    • Should generate revenue
planning12
Planning
  • Recruit a committee
  • Develop a budget
    • Facility and Equipment
    • Services
    • Entertainment
    • Publications
    • Decorations
    • Volunteer Recognition
planning13
Planning
  • When and where to hold the event
  • Develop the timeline
    • Everything takes longer than you think
    • Remember that you are working with volunteers
  • Publicize the event
  • Enjoy the event
  • Thank everyone
  • Evaluate
simplest fundraisers
Simplest fundraisers
  • Time to plan: one month
  • Planners: two to three
  • Volunteers to execute: three to four
  • Possibilities:
    • Summer barbecues
    • Dinner in a private home
    • Garage sale
    • Pancake breakfast
    • Progressive dinner
short term fundraisers
Short-term fundraisers
  • Time to plan: 3 months
  • Planners: two to four
  • Volunteers: six to ten
  • Possibilities:
    • Scavenger/treasure hunt
    • Crafts fair
    • Halloween haunted house
    • Movie benefit
    • Guided tour
short term fundraisers17
Short-term fundraisers
  • Time to plan: 3 months
  • Planners: two to four
  • Volunteers: six to ten
  • Possibilities:
    • Breakfast with Easter Bunny (or literary character)
    • Hands-on marathon
    • Specialty food (death by chocolate, pies a plenty)
    • Murder mystery dinner
long term fundraisers
Long-term fundraisers
  • Time to plan: five or more months
  • Planners: three to five
  • Volunteers: ten or more
  • Possibilities:
    • Dance
    • Auction
    • ‘thons (Read-a-thon, Bike-a-thon, Walk-a-thon)
    • Fashion show with a twist
    • Custom bird house/yard art
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Long-term fundraisers
  • Time to plan: five or more months
  • Planners: three to five
  • Volunteers: ten or more
  • Possibilities:
    • Pre-sold tickets for equipment/camper/boat wash
    • Chat/webcast with author
    • Talent show
    • Contest between two civic groups to sell raffle tickets to an event
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