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July 2011
Need fundraising tips for your event? Read on below as Larry Ward guides you through some main revenue generating areas of event management.

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Fundraising & the Finance Team
by Larry Ward

“If you think breaking  even is alright, you are doomed  for failure.”

The themes for events cover a wide range, but most of these special events have an underlying purpose: to make money. While this commercial aspect may bother some purists, there’s no getting around the fact that events are excellent fundraisers. All kinds of good causes can be helped. In addition, some of the money generated can be set aside towards next year’s event. For many groups, the question is simply: What’s the best way to raise money? There is no quick answer. What might help is to look at some of the fundraising techniques used by other event promoters. Read more

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