The Keys to a Successful Event: Fundraising for Your Nonprofit (Online)

A nonprofit fundraising event can truly be fun to plan and organize, particularly when it pays off in real dividends to your charity, PTA, church, or other nonprofit. In addition to raising funds, putting on a good event is an important way to gain visibility for your organization. This workshop will give you an overview of the dos and don'ts for creating and running your successful event. Discuss the types of events and how to determine what type will work best for your market. Learn all about sponsorship and creating long-term relationships. Explore novel ways of fundraising and the power of the 501(c)(3). Class is a combination of presentation and discussion; class will have real time to discuss their potential events. Lynnette Adams is the owner of Perfect Presence Event Planning and Consulting and the assistant director of donor relations for the Community College of Aurora Foundation where she cultivates donors and sponsors and handles third-party event planning. She has over a decade of experience in event planning and fundraising. Adams has helped to raise over one million dollars for various organizations. She believes in a creative and fun approach to engaging donors and creating long term sustainable relationships. NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then prior to class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU online class" in the subject line. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed.

Dates:June 12, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:One Sat., 1-5PM 06/12 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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