Category Archives: special events

Fundraising Results By the Numbers

“We decided to do a gala this year,” my former client was telling me.  “And our net profits are 10 times what our goal was.” That sounds fantastic, until I asked a few pertinent questions, starting with, “Is this new … Continue reading

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The Larger Scheme of Things

This past weekend my husband and I went to a benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project (  It was, as the program announced, “a fully enacted stage adaptation of the entire album and motion picture” of Pink Floyd’s The Wall.  … Continue reading

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Indirectly Costly

It’s that time of the year (well, one of two) when nonprofits are busily engaged in their annual or semi-annual “fundraiser.” It won’t surprise those who know me to read that using special event and fundraiser in the same sentence … Continue reading

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