New Study Reveals What Works for Non-Profits Big and Small
Fundraising events like galas, auctions, walk-a-thons, and are not only great community builders but main sources of operating budgets for non-profits big and small. Event fundraising, however, can be a real gamble especially when resources are tight.
- What is the best bang for your non-profit's buck when it comes to fundraising events?
- What tools and resources help streamline the event planning process to be more efficient and profitable?
- How can nonprofits secure recurring donations and loyal donors while also raising awareness for their cause?
A recent IndustryView study from Software Advice, a company that provides online reviews of nonprofit software, illumines answers to these questions and many more with insights based off a survey of fundraisers who have planned at least one major event in the past year. Check out their INFOGRAPHIC with key findings below and read the full report here.
Key Findings Include >
Type of Event: Fun Runs and Walks are recommended for non-profits of all sizes due to their higher ROI and ease of planning, while time-consuming events like concerts and galas take much more work and bigger initial investments.
How to Organize: Event planning and volunteer management tools streamline coordination and communication and save hours of administrative work. Check out our favorite free tech tools that simplify event planning, and the Top 10 Fundraising and Donor Management Software Systems recommended by SoftwareAdvice.com.
What to Measure: Cost Per Dollar Raised (CDPR), # of attendees, # of donors - what your non-profit measures for success can affect how you decide to fundraise in the future.