Tool # 1: Community event organizer
This tool outlines 12 basic steps to follow when selecting, organizing and conducting a community event such as a fund-raiser. Custom-tailor these steps to reflect your own ideas and the special needs of your event.
Community Event Organizer
Step 1: Explore the possibilities
Step 2: Select the event
Step 3: Appoint the event chairperson
Step 4: Establish a committee system
Step 5: Form a steering committee
Step 6: Define committee tasks
Step 7: Itemize the budget
Step 8: Develop a timetable
Step 9: Recruit volunteers
Step 10: Do it!
Step 11: Clean up and give thanks
Step 12: Conduct an evaluation
Tool # 2: Fund-raiser planning sheet
This sheet will help you plan your fund-raiser because it will guide you through the main steps of organizing one. Use this sheet as a basic tool to set your goals, decide which type of fund-raiser fits your needs best, and who can help with it.
Fund-Raiser Planning Sheet
Set financial goal? how much money do you want to raise?
Set other goals for your group:
Choose the best fund-raiser for your community:
Set the date for your event:
Outline all the tasks you need to do:
Who will be responsible for each job?
Brainstorm potential donors and supporters: