Topic Archive: Fund-raising

How This Aquarium Fund-Raiser Made a Splash With Attendees

Shedd Aquarium's 10th annual Blu benefit in Chicago had several marine-influenced activities for guests.

Event Snapshot Posted August 19, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

See How This Tech-Industry Benefit Highlighted Young Coders

All Star Code's third annual benefit featured interactive technology demonstrations designed by its students.

Event Report Posted August 17, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

New Ideas for an Engaging Silent Auction Display

A Washington fund-raiser created elegant displays for its silent auction, adding to the decor and saving square footage.

Event Report Posted June 6, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

Best of 2015: 21 Big Debuts and Updates in Event Tech

Here's a roundup of the event tech products that launched and updated in 2015.

News Posted December 15, 2015, 7:30 AM EST

How Nonprofits Are Attracting Young Donors

Nonprofits are engaging the next generation of donors with a mix of updated fund-raising methods.

Event Intelligence Posted October 27, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

6 Ideas for Untraditional Breast Cancer Fund-Raisers

From LED light installations to a toilet paper fashion show, these ideas liven up events supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Idea File Posted October 22, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Why Dividing Guests Into Teams Can Help Boost a Benefit

Unicef Next Generation used a competition to raise more money at its annual Masquerade Ball.

Event Report Posted October 22, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

A New Tech-Based Option for Fund-Raising

Find out how Connect & Go is using N.F.C. tags to manage instant donations, silent auctions, and raffles.

News Posted October 13, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

Gala Uses Karaoke to Raise Thousands of Dollars

The Baeumler Family Foundation used a silent auction—and karaoke—to raise funds at its annual gala.

Event Snapshot Posted June 9, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

See How Live-Streaming Can Reach More Donors

Find out why Orlando’s Runway to Hope shared its entire event online.

Event Report Posted May 19, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

How to Prevent Gala Overdose During Benefit Season

The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario found clever ways to lure gala-weary donors to its annual event.

Event Report Posted May 19, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

When Is Crowdfunding an Effective Event Tool?

Learn how planners are raising cash—and minimizing risk—by seeking up-front funding for their events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 2, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

What Happens When Lady Gaga Crashes an Event

The Special Olympics Chicago's Polar Plunge drew unprecedented participation this year—and raised more funds—with the help of some famous faces.

Event Report Posted March 18, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

10 Ways to Show Benefit Attendees Their Donations Matter

Take a cue from events that put their charity's core beneficiaries center stage, where donors can see the impact of their giving.

Idea File Posted September 29, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How Fabergé Turned an Egg Hunt High-Tech

The iconic jeweler hosted a citywide art exhibition of more than 200 egg sculptures for the public to find with the help of social media.

Event Report Posted May 5, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Boobyball Offers Playful Taste of College Life

This year's Boobyball in Toronto had a collegiate-inspired look and vibe.

Event Report Posted November 4, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

10 Ideas for Pet-Friendly Events

Here are ideas for making four-legged event guests feel at home.

Idea File Posted October 9, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Ballet Gala Gets Lift From 6,000 Cubic Feet of Helium

Event Snapshot Posted October 2, 2013, 8:25 AM EDT

Need to Boost Gala Attendance? Get a Space Shuttle

Event Report Posted March 12, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

5 Ways to Kill Your Fund-Raising Event

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted March 6, 2013, 5:03 PM EST

Hunky Volunteers Show Off Auction Items—With Big Results

Event Report Posted March 4, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

4 Tools to Help Raise Money at Your Next Event

Event Intelligence Posted February 28, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

“Kickstarter for Events”: The New Way Hosts Are Raising Money

Event Intelligence Posted February 5, 2013, 7:30 AM EST

Shirtless Boxers Assist Bidders at AIDS Foundation of Chicago's Holiday Event

Event Snapshot Posted December 12, 2012, 2:06 PM EST

14 Storybook-Themed Ideas From NACE's Capital Style Gala

Event Report Posted November 14, 2012, 5:00 PM EST

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