You have come to the right place if you are involved in any type of
special event for nonprofits and want to learn more, get
better ideas, and be more successful.
Author, consultant, lecturer, Harry Freedman is the leading authority on fundraising for nonprofit organizations.
His latest book is "Black Tie Optional," and has already sold thousands of copies since it was published in February. In it, Freedman shares his more-than-twenty-years of experience into an easy-to-follow presentation that will help the experienced executive, development officer or the eager new volunteer.
"Black Tie Optional" provides helpful checklists, flow charts, and worksheets outlining every element of assembling and managing special events, including
Choosing the right event
Setting and keeping to a practical budget
Picking an event coordinator or manager
Motivating your Board and Committee members
Getting maximum support
Promoting your event
Conducting a post-event evaluation
By popular demand, there have been many requests for my recent podcast, "Producing Big Money Events" which appeared on the Successful Nonprofits Podcast series. The page also includes a link to my comprehensive event evaluation checklist.