This Virtual Events page gives you links to build your activities for your virtual event and downloads to enhance your fundraising event's potential.
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.
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|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.|
|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.|
|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.
|Virtual Event Tech Guide|
Thanks to today's technology, virtual events are very easy to do. Here to get you going are the essential tech elements you’ll need, plus tips and tricks on how to maximize their use for a successful virtual fundraiser.
|#GivingTuesdayNow Communication Guide and Templates|
#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020. It was established by the GivingTuesday organization as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
#GivingTuesdayNow is a day when individuals, communities, nonprofits, and corporations from around the world can come together and give back in a variety of ways, from helping a neighbor and supporting first responders and healthcare heroes to donating blood and giving to causes. Every act of generosity counts.
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.
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