10 episodes

Fundraising for the nonprofit: Is it a boost for you or the bane of your existence? If you find yourself struggling with or even dreading hosting fundraising events, this program is definitely for you.



Having developed The EVENT Technique after years of experience, author Jill Kummer walks you through the process step-by-step. She shares plenty of tried-and-true strategies that will help you make your next fundraising event (and every one after that), truly profitable rather than becoming a money pit with very common and often costly mistakes.



From the first inkling of an idea about hosting an event to the final debriefing, you'll get a better understanding of each step and how to execute properly, so your events shines, your guests have a great experience, and you boost your organization's bank account.

The Event Technique The Event Technique

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Fundraising for the nonprofit: Is it a boost for you or the bane of your existence? If you find yourself struggling with or even dreading hosting fundraising events, this program is definitely for you.



Having developed The EVENT Technique after years of experience, author Jill Kummer walks you through the process step-by-step. She shares plenty of tried-and-true strategies that will help you make your next fundraising event (and every one after that), truly profitable rather than becoming a money pit with very common and often costly mistakes.



From the first inkling of an idea about hosting an event to the final debriefing, you'll get a better understanding of each step and how to execute properly, so your events shines, your guests have a great experience, and you boost your organization's bank account.

    The Event Technique/Send Me Something

    The Event Technique/Send Me Something

    Three of the worst words to hear from a potential sponsor are, “send me something.” At that moment, many event coordinators are paralyzed. They have nothing prepared, no real plan and subsequently agree to send over packages that they know are incomplete. Happens more than most will admit…

    • 8 min
    The Event Technique/The Big 3

    The Event Technique/The Big 3

    We are living in interesting times, to say the least. As people make the transition from a “work” environment to the “home” environment for work, there are a number of important things to remember. Let’s call them “The Big Three.” Relaxing any one of these can derail the best and most crafted image.

    • 7 min
    The Event Technique/Should we add a Jr. Board?

    The Event Technique/Should we add a Jr. Board?

    To have a Junior Board. To not have a Junior Board. So many questions that come up regarding Junior Boards and their operations. Many organizations overlook this most important addition to their structures cited that they need to be managed, how do we handle them and so on. Here’s a few reasons why the addition of a Jr. Board to your structure is awesome!

    • 9 min
    Searching for that perfect sponsor.

    Searching for that perfect sponsor.

    Sponsors are vital to a non profit organization. We all know that. The quest to find the right fit between sponsor and cause is on going. Here are some great tips to improve your reach when searching for that perfect match. It can be done…

    • 11 min
    The Event Technique/New Year’s Resolution: Organize Yourself Before Your Organization

    The Event Technique/New Year’s Resolution: Organize Yourself Before Your Organization

    You know the feeling when you have everything firing on all cylinders and your events are cruising along. It’s awesome. I am also sure that you have experienced days where absolutely nothing goes right and your event is headed for a disaster. The former is obviously the desired outcome. Here’s some easy ways to ensure that you have your act together… You will feel so much better!

    • 8 min
    Yup, you need to thank all of your guests.

    Yup, you need to thank all of your guests.

    It is so important to thank all of your guests. Who doesn’t know that? Yet when it really gets down to it, by the end of an event, no one really wants to do that. They know they should but they’re tired. Here’s some great ideas to further your event for the next time. Lay the ground work to bigger and better future events!

    • 7 min

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