Many Not for Profit Organizations across the United States rely on holding special events and fundraisers to increase funds and donations for their nonprofit organization. Great detail and planning is needed to properly and successfully hold one of these nonprofit special events. Here are a few tips to help your nonprofit organization get started on safely planning your next event or fundraiser.
Each board member should be given one of the following responsibilities:
Your timeline should be the path to meeting your fundraising goal. Make sure you include dates that each of the following need to be completed by:
The key to a successful event is making sure your community is aware and having great attendance. Marketing and promoting a special event for your nonprofit is the best way to accomplish this.
Following these steps and guidelines will help to jumpstart planning a successful nonprofit fundraiser. Prior to the day of the event it is also important to contact your insurance agency and verify that special events are covered by your liability insurance policy. Often times fundraisers and special events are excluded from insurance policies and you may need to purchase Nonprofit special event insurance for your fundraiser.