The Harlem Wizards professional basketball team are a performance entity that typically stages 450-500 wildly successful fundraising events each year for schools and nonprofits across the U.S., raising over $3 million annually. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, the Wizards had to cancel their live ticketed events and come up with another way to bring in revenue.
It’s prime time for event peer to peer fundraising season. The spring through fall timeframe is a great opportunity for organizations of all sizes to achieve their fundraising goals through well-organized events. Many of our clients rely on a fundraising walk-a-thon, bike-a-thon or jog-a-thon fundraising events. Our clients often ask us about the keys to … Read more
Many people kick off their 3rd party fundraising activities by organizing a letter writing campaign. Even though email is more convenient, a personalized letter can get more attention in this time of digital overwhelm. Most people are surprised at how much awareness and money fundraising letter campaigns can raise. The checklist below is designed to … Read more
Are you planning your organization’s next fun run fundraiser? Small and medium-size organizations face even greater challenges than their larger colleagues. Tighter budgets and less staff and limited time. What is a fun run fundraiser? A fun run fundraiser is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running with participants taking part for … Read more
Are you planning your organization’s next dog walk or mutt strut peer to peer fundraising event? Small and medium-sized organizations face even more significant challenges than their larger colleagues. Tighter budgets, less staff, and limited time makes planning a successful event difficult. One of the biggest challenges for every small organization trying to organize a fundraising event … Read more
There are common best practices to ensure you host a successful fundraising campaign for many campaign types. Success is dependent on how well you get your supporters to take notice and contribute to your cause. Use the five tips below to ensure your next peer to peer fundraising campaign engages your supporters, creates new supporters … Read more
Walk-a-thons are successful fundraisers that satisfy the unique needs of both donors and fundraisers. A walk-a-thon fundraiser, both virtual or in-person, are low-stress options. As donors and fundraisers, there are three simple truths we both can rely on: If you are a donor, you have already decided to give. If you are a fundraiser, you … Read more