October 25, 2016
Category: App Focus
Written by Tompkins Spann
If you’re a nonprofit staffer, your hosted Events are a lot like celebrating a big family holiday or milestone birthday. The preparation, the planning, the logistics, the details and the stress are always underestimated and then it’s all over in a flash. Don’t get me wrong, the rewards are tremendous, but the labor required to successfully execute an event for your nonprofit is huge! We get it. Been there, done that.
In this post we’re going to talk about the functionality and value of a specific Event solution, but before we go there, let’s get something straight – there are MANY types of Events and no single technology can serve all types. No way, no how. For nonprofits there are mini-RSVP only events, there are big annual galas, there are volunteer activities, there are conferences, concerts, hikes, endurance events with fundraising attached, etc. etc. Seriously, calling all of these “Events” is dangerous because it assumes they all operate similarly, which is wrong, totally wrong.
Read more: Event Management with Click & Pledge