Episode 27

Published on:

30th Mar 2022

Teeing up Your Next Fundraising Event

Thanks to COVID, there's a good chance that your nonprofit's annual event has been sidelined. Now that more events are being planned, should you go back to doing the same event or try something new? Ever think of doing a golf tournament? If you're already doing one, how can it be bigger and better? We have a pro on our course, Logan Foote, who will help you answer these questions and give his top five tips for making your golf tournaments even more successful.

In this episode you'll discover:

Guest intro. 02:40

How covid affects fundraising events. 03:40

Why golf tournaments make great fundraising events. 04:50

How to start a fundraising event. 06:20

Where do you go to start a golf tournament for your nonprofits fundraising? 07:22

What kind of manpower do you need to put together a fundraising event through golf? 08:25

How to attract sponsors for your event! 08:48

How tournaments can get you multiple channels of funding. 10:20

Top 5 planning tips for planning a golf tournament. 10:40

Incentives that prompt successful events. 12:23

Guest story about a nonprofits first golf tournament and how it positively impacted them. 14:40

How to create a fun atmosphere during events. 16:45

Other ways to make money for your organization at a tournament! 18:22

How to utilize technologically to make your events unique. 19:40

Trends in nonprofit tournaments. 20:35

Coaches Corner Question - "How do I manage my remote staff and keep them as engaged and productive as in the past?" 22:40

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IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast
Each episode, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.
"IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast" is a dynamic and insightful series hosted by Josh Hirsch, M.S., Senior Strategist for Soukup Strategic Solutions, and created by Sheryl Soukup, President of Soukup Strategic Solutions. Each episode looks at the multifaceted world of nonprofit organizations, offering expert advice on issues ranging from fundraising and management to Board development and marketing. Josh, with his extensive background in the nonprofit sector, engages with a variety of experts to provide valuable perspectives and practical solutions to the challenges faced by nonprofit leaders.

Listeners will find each episode rich with knowledge and inspiration. The podcast covers a wide array of topics, ensuring relevance for a diverse nonprofit audience. Whether it’s discussing innovative fundraising strategies, exploring effective Board governance, or the nuances of nonprofit marketing, "IMPACTability" serves as an essential resource for leaders looking to enhance their organization's impact. This podcast is an excellent tool for anyone in the nonprofit sector seeking to grow professionally and make a more significant impact in their community.

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Josh Hirsch, M.S.

Josh Hirsch, M.S., is the Senior Strategist for Soukup Strategic Solutions and on faculty for The Fund Raising School at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. He has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2006, most recently as Social Content Marketing for Susan G. Komen. He has an extensive background in social media, digital communications, and marketing along with experience in grant research and writing, individual giving, special event planning, stewardship, and cultivation of donors.