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8 Steps to Successful Nonprofit Event Planning

STEP 5. DECIDE UPON DONATION COLLECTIONS & 8 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL NONPROFIT EVENT PLANNING STEP 1. ASSEMBLE AN EVENT PLANNING TEAM Assemble a team to handle and manage various event planning tasks such as attendee registration, catering, managing guests, venue setup, marketing etc. STEP 2. DEFINE A CLEAR GOAL FRI Before you plan for an event, you need to decide what you want to achieve. You can have multiple goals for an event but you need to define a primary goal. STEP 3. CHOOSE A RIGHT TYPE OF EVENT Choose the right type of event keeping in mind a) audience interests b) conducting it virtually or offline c) available volunteers or team members to staff the event d) within a specific budget. STEP 4. RECRUIT VOLUNTEERS Recruit some new talented volunteers with skills, experience and interests that match your nonprofit organisation. 22 SPONSORS Finalise on how you are going to collect information and accept donations from event attendees, sell event tickets and get event sponsors. STEP 6. DESIGN YOUR EVENT Things to consider as event venue, day, time and duration, event floor layout and design, transportation options, parking facility, volunteers and staff roles etc. UN MON STEP 7. PROMOTE YOUR EVENT Reach out via email, call or social media to your staff members, existing volunteers, donors and supporters to get the word out. Also, run social media ad campaigns to promote your event. STEP 8. POST EVENT FOLLOW-UP After the event is over, send “thank you" emails to all attendees, gather their feedback via surveys, give a call or send handwritten letter to donors, make a list of things that worked great, didn't work and to improve.

8 Steps to Successful Nonprofit Event Planning

shared by jcfoundationtrust on Feb 09
It’s really fun to host an event, however it requires a lot of hard work, proper planning and execution to be successful. Here is an 8-step guide on how to plan an engaging and unforgettable event f...



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