This Virtual Events page gives you links to build your activities for your virtual event and downloads to enhance your fundraising event's potential. This page has everything from blog posts to strategy guides for download, links to page designs for Virtual Events and examples and case studies of successful virtual events.
In the new world of social distancing and limited in-person gatherings, nonprofits everywhere are embracing virtual fundraising events and campaigns. Hosting virtual fundraising events are new to many nonprofits and can, therefore, make those in charge feel a bit intimidated, especially if they don’t define themselves as particularly “tech savvy.” If that’s you, do not fear. Click here to read the rest of this blog post.
|Event Page||For a Virtual Event, you will want to create a one stop location for all your event needs, whether it is donations, sponsorships, livestreaming or progress. Create an Event Page to rally your supporters around.|
|Event Page Progress||While you can use a Fundraising Thermometer for your virtual event, you may want something similar specifically on the Event Page to showcase your progress and thank your donors.|
|Event Page Videos||Virtual Events can take many forms. Including videos can draw your audience to your cause more than just images. Livestreaming videos allow you to take the live event experience to the virtual environment. Add a video (live or recorded) to your Event Page.|
|Live Event Theme||When you select the Live Event Theme in the Event Page, your Hero section transforms into a one stop giving screen to stream your live event.|
|Fundraising Thermometer||Whether you livestream or record a video, you can include a Fundraising Thermometer in the background. Or share out your Fundraising Thermometer so all can see your progress.|
|Tech Setup Guide for Virtual Fundraising Events|
If the technical setup for a virtual event is keeping you from embracing the fundraising possibilities these campaigns can provide, then this guide is here to ease your tech fears. The setup needed for a virtual fundraising event can be as simple as your phone/computer or a bit more complex with added services that are both inexpensive and easy-to-use.
|Virtual Fundraising Campaign Ideas|
We are all in uncertain times due to the coronavirus pandemic and the prescribed social distancing, and it has left many nonprofits wondering what alternatives they have to holding an in-person fundraising event so they can still make a difference for their cause.
Our infographic, Virtual Fundraising Event and Campaign Ideas, brings them 10 effective and fun ways to take their event online, when the time comes for them to start fundraising again. We share what each idea entails, how to put it into action, plus creative uses to get nonprofits going when they’re ready.
|5 Steps to the Perfect Virtual Fundraising Event Program|
Our ebook, 5 Steps to the Perfect Virtual Fundraising Event Program, shows you not only the virtual fundraising event set-up essentials but also the five easy steps you can take to build a dynamic virtual event program that’s sure to engage your audience and motivate supporters. We even threw in a handy virtual event program checklist to keep you organized before, during and after.
There's Thanksgiving, then CyberMonday then GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a social media giving phenomenon with a Day of Giving style of virtual event that you can use for any virtual event you plan. Our GivingTuesday Kit is your one stop resource to all your #GivingTuesday needs.
|Complete Mobile Strategy Guide|
"How can nonprofits continue to effectively communicate and fundraise in the new "normal" of virtual environments?"
Our Complete Mobile Strategy Guide shares how mobile messaging and text-to-donate can transform your communications like never before. Here are just a few of the ways these tools can help keep donors informed and your organization moving forward.
Download the presentation here.
Other Fundraising Ideas and Strategies
- How to Stream Your Virtual Fundraising Event: Tech Tools & Tips
- Level Up Your Virtual Fundraiser: Strategies to Reach Your Annual Event Goals
- Creating Virtual Fundraisers that Entertain and Engage Donors
|Genesis Community Health|
||Virtual Event In Action - Friends of Youth|
||Virtual Events in Action - Advocates for Children|
||Virtual Events in Action - Believe Big|