Events often play a critical role in the achievement of a nonprofit’s fundraising goals. They also serve as important components of any donor stewardship/cultivation strategy and help you to engage new donors. A successful event requires extensive planning and careful attention to detail.

The first step toward planning a successful fundraiser is for the organization’s key staff and lay leadership to clearly define event goals and choose the right type of event for its donors and attendees. We will help you create and execute effective, successful, and memorable fundraising events. We manage the day-to-day details that comprise event planning and create a meaningful experience for all attendees.

How Giving Tree can help manage your Event: 

  • Fundraising strategy
  • Determination of event concept
  • Budget development and management
  • Development of timelines/schedules
  • Honoree selection
  • Committee recruitment and management
  • Selection of venue and contract negotiations
  • Corporate sponsorships
  • Solicitation of in-kind donations
  • Invitation design and development
  • Day-of event coordination
  • Silent auction management

We have planned and executed hundreds of successful fundraising events for our clients. Giving Tree’s careful management of event details, focus on event goals, and ability to define and reach the target audience, ensures that each event is successful and generates new revenue for the nonprofit.

Check out events we’ve managed over the past year here.