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Raise More Money from Events

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Price: $99

Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts for fresh and creative approaches to your next fundraising event.

You’ll hear from veteran event planner Samantha Swaim who will share creative ideas for using events to more deeply connect supporters to your work and for involving sponsors and corporate partners in your mission. She’ll also offer strategies for reducing expenses and maximizing donations.

And Rebecca Alexander, a former development director who tripled one nonprofit’s income from events, will share tips for building community support for your event and advice on how best to use volunteers to expand your organization’s capabilities.

Don’t miss this chance to get up-to-date, fresh approaches that will help you earn more money from your next gathering.

What Will You Learn?
  • How to plan creative events that turn participants into long-term supporters.
  • Innovative approaches that inspire people to give.
  • How to raise more without spending more.
Who Should Attend?
  • Chief development officers, development directors, and other fundraisers
  • Event planners and communications professionals 
  • Executive directors
What Resources Will You Receive?

Article: How to Evaluate the Success of Your Fundraising Event

After a gala or other event, get your staff together to review how it went and collect feedback and ideas.

Also included:
  • A Timeline for Organizing a Black-Tie Fundraising Gala
  • Budget Template for a Fundraising Event
  • Event Evaluation Worksheet

Samantha Swaim
Samantha Swaim

Swaim Strategies

Rebecca Alexander
Rebecca Alexander
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