Great fundraising events have a mix of revenue channels. Most of the money you raise for your event should come from sponsors. The next highest amount should come from ticket sales, and the remainder of the revenue can come from other fundraising opportunities such as raffles and silent auctions.
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Joe Garecht is a non-profit fundraising consultant, author, and speaker and the founder of Garecht Fundraising Associates and The Fundraising Authority. He has almost 20 years experience in fundraising as a development director, executive director, and consultant. As the executive director of Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), Joe led the effort to raise $50 million in endowments for individual schools, raised $4 million yearly in scholarship funds, and modernized and professionalized the fundraising capabilities of over 175 parochial schools in the Philadelphia region. You can find Joe online at Garecht.com.Follow on Twitter More Content by Joe Garecht