Category: Events

How Businesses Amplify Community Giving Events

The immediate stakeholders of giving events are apparent. There needs to be a giving event host. There needs to be nonprofits. There needs to be donors. Yet, one of the most important and misunderstood components of a successful giving event is the support of the business community. Local businesses’ aid is an essential part of […]

How to Add a Coronavirus Relief Fund to Your Giving Day

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches deeper into the year, it is becoming increasingly clear that extraordinary measures will need to be taken to ensure our communities survive and thrive well beyond 2020.  Although economic impacts have been immense across all parts of our society, recent analysis is predicting that nonprofits, in particular, will be significantly […]

10 #GivingTuesdayNow Tips For Giving Day Hosts

Last week was the first-ever Dream Big virtual conference for giving day hosts for Neon One and the first of its kind event for community giving days.  During the event, attendees participated in a day of virtual sessions, keynotes, panels, and conversations — all relevant to how to succeed as a giving day host. Yet […]

From In-Person to Virtual: Galas & Big Events

As we continue to learn about how the coronavirus will impact our day-to-day lives and plans one thing is clear — we’re in this for the long haul.  That being said, now isn’t the time to despair or endlessly reschedule. Instead, now is the time to think outside the box. There is clear a desire […]

From In-Person to Virtual: Your Annual 5k

Although charity runs are a great way to raise funds and spread awareness for your cause, they often come with a lot of overhead costs.  Preparations, like securing a location, recruiting volunteers, and finding sponsors, can take a lot of time and energy. And, in the event that you need to change your race day […]

From In-Person to Digital: How to Host a Virtual VIP Dinner

With the changes in social behavior being adopted because of the coronavirus, every facet of how we fundraise needs to be re-evaluated. Luckily, it has historically been shown that when nonprofits keep working, even in times of great economic and social distress, that they can succeed in their goals.  One of the most effective ways […]