Designing and Implementing a Fund-Raiser What is a fund-raiser? • An event sponsored to raise money for a group and its programs Why organize a fund-raiser? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. To make money To attract new members To educate the public To show that you have community support To gain financial independence Decide when your group should hold a fund-raiser Planning a fund-raiser • • • • • Establish your goals Choose the event Seek out supporters Organize Review Questions about you and your group • • • • • Could this project create new members? Could it create leaders? Could it bring us partners? Could it teach us skills? Will this fund-raiser challenge us?