We’ve discussed how to raise funds and how to expose your organization in several previous posts. One way to garner support for your cause is to hold an event. Events can run the gamut. You could hold a charity fun run or maybe you want to get fancy and hold a gala; regardless of what type of event you have, you are likely going to need some outside help to pull things off.
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April has been a very eventful month for all of us here at the Tapolci Foundation! We’ve certainly been picking up the pace on our philanthropic efforts outside of the office in the past few weeks. To recap, we held our wildly successful event, #FundTheTruck, at Mad Mex in Robinson, exceeding our goal of raising $2,500 towards a 24’ refrigerated truck needed for the Greater Washington County Food Bank!
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We did it! Totaling up the contributions made on April 6 at The Tapolci Foundation’s #FundTheTruck event, we were able to exceed our goal! Who made it possible? You did, of course. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to those of you who could make it to Mad Mex to support our cause for The Greater Washington County Food Bank!
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In the past we’ve talked about how different generations and the candidates give back and how to get things moving for your cause with a 5k charity run; but what does it take to run a non-profit campaign? In a non-profit setting you strive to do the most good with limited funds. You rely on donations and volunteers to operate and to grow. In order to keep moving forward and increasing awareness and funds; campaigns are necessary. Whether the mission is to garner monetary support or to increase awareness, here are three key things you need in order to run a successful non-profit campaign.
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They don’t call ‘em “fun runs” for nothin’. When you organize your own charity race, not only do you raise money for a cause, but you also involve the community in some outdoor physical wellness initiatives.
As one of the most tried and true methods of fund raising, there will never be a shortage of 5ks to lace up and sweat for. So, if you want to jump into the fund raising racing circuit, you’re going to have to find ways to differentiate yourself and draw attention to your cause. Here are three themes that will put your 5k a step ahead of the rest.
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So your nonprofit is ready to take a new step into campaign territory?
Whether you’re an established nonprofit organization or an organization just getting into the game, you’ll need a solid course of action to reach potential donors. Raising awareness requires much more than setting a yearly goal. You need strategy.
Strategy that is not just about tactics. Strategy will also promote development within your committee.
We’ve come up with these ten steps that will further your chances on establishing a solid and strategized nonprofit campaign! We salute you on your brave campaigning journey!
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