- HOST YOUR OWN ENGAGEMENT EVENT GRANTS
- 5-STEP PLAN TO PREPARE FOR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING
- FIVE WAYS EVENTS CAN HELP YOU FIND NEW DONORS
Host Your Own Engagement Event GrantsWe invite organizations and individuals of diverse histories and practices to play an active part in the process of shaping the 2020-2025 Cultural Plan through “Host Your Own Engagement” events with your staff, board, volunteers, members and the general public.
Learn more about the Host Your Own Engagement Grants and submit an Expression of Interest at kelowna.ca/culture under Cultural Plan.
Application Deadline: January 10, 2019, by 4:00 pm
-Source: Newsletter, City of Kelowna, 4 December 2018
5-Step Plan to Prepare for Year-End FundraisingFueled by the holiday giving spirit and the impending tax calendar deadline, donors are ready to make their year-end donations during the month of December. It’s an important fundraising opportunity for many nonprofits with over 1/3 of all annual donations being made during this month. To make the most of this fundraising opportunity, your nonprofit needs to prepare now. It might seem like it’s too soon to talk about year-end, but when it comes to your most important campaign of the year, it’s never too early.
To help you jumpstart your planning, here’s your five-step plan to prepare for year-end fundraising.
-Source: Newsletter, Network for Good, 10 December 2018
Five Ways Events can Help you Find New DonorsHow can your organization find new donors every year? By leveraging the events that you already hold to intentionally expand your community.
1. Host a joint event with another nonprofit
I know what you’re thinking: Wouldn’t sharing an event with another nonprofit, especially one with a similar mission, make it more difficult for you to find and retain donors?
-Source: Newsletter, NTEN, 20 November 2018