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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About the Podcast

IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast
Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.
The show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and best practices from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country. Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.

About your host

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Joe Turner

For more than 20 years, Joe had successfully programmed radio stations in Detroit; Lansing, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and southwest Florida. Joe left the day-to-day radio world in 2007 for the nonprofit world when he joined Hodges University as its Director of Public Relations and Alumni Services. In 2021, he joined Soukup Strategic Solutions as the Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications. Joe continues to run his own voice over company where he offers commercial and narration voice over services and has won three Telly awards for his work. He is a native of Detroit where he attended Wayne State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts. In his spare time Joe loves to cook, is a musician and a self-professed “foodie.”