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Virtual Celebrity Book Auction: a collaboration in online fundraising

Written By: CharityVillage
July 21, 1999

A look at a collaborative partnership that enabled the Virtual Celebrity Book Auction to be a success.

Seniors rocking up a storm to raise funds

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
June 28, 1999

A profile of a unique fundraiser held for St. Matthews Bracondale - a rockathon where sponsors pay participants to rock in rocking chairs.

Event marketing course bears fruit for Children's Wish Foundation

Written By: CharityVillage
March 22, 1999

A profile of IRA Grossman, who created a unique fundraising event centred around the NHL playoffs.

Book Review: 60 Successful Special Events

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 1999

This top notch guide on how to plan, organize and conduct outstanding fund raisers is a `must have' for development offices. If you need to raise funds and improve your organization's profile, this is the hands-on tool that will show you how without having to reinvent the special event wheel.

Book Review: Successful Special Events: Planning, Hosting, and Evaluating

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 1999

Overwhelmed by the task of developing, organizing and hosting an event for your organization? Successful Special Events offers to guide you through the process of planning, managing and evaluating special events.

The Business of Event Planning: Behind-the-scenes secrets of successful special events

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 1999

Book review of The Business of Event Planning: Behind-the-scenes secrets of successful special events by Judy Allen

Raising awareness, hope, and money ... Raising the Roof ... by using creative and innovative fundraising techniques

Written By: Pat Porth
December 21, 1998

A profile of Raising the Roof, a comedy fundraising event to benefit organizations working with the homeless.

Aga Khan Foundation and partners walking the walk

Written By: CharityVillage
September 28, 1998

Almost $2 million was raised this year in 11 cities in Canada to help save woodlands and plant trees in Africa and Asia. The universal theme of the 14th annual Partnership Walk sponsored by the Aga Khan Foundation was Planting our Future.

Harley Davidson HOG Chapters

Written By: Carol Lowes
June 29, 1998

A profile of Harley Davidson Canada's support of the Retina Eye Disorder Foundation and the Muscular Dystrophy Society of Canada.

Get your media sponsors on board first

Written By: Judith Barker
April 29, 1998

What's every charitable event organizer's worst nightmare? Nobody buys tickets; nobody shows up. The same nightmare haunts sponsoring companies.

Tom Jackson --- Singing For Suppers

Written By: CharityVillage
April 6, 1998

A profile of Tom Jackson's fundraising concerts and events.

Plan your golfing fundraisers carefully to avoid the rough

Written By: Becky Fong
April 16, 1997

How to run a successful golf charity event

Tailor the event to the market and make it a real fundraising tool

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
October 16, 1996

How to evaluate an events budget based on fundraising goals

Proven secrets of success for producing conferences

Written By: Pat Kahnert
July 11, 1995

Point-form to-do list for producing a successful conference.

Event organizer's checklist for designing sponsorships with confidence

Written By: Pat Kahnert
October 31, 1994

A checklist of objectives, implementation items and measurement for event organization.

Cross-Canada bike ride sets pace for Easter Seals

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
August 22, 1994

Royal Bank Rides for Easter Seals demonstrates why partnerships are perhaps charities' best hope for raising money in a time of government restraint.