We have decades of expertise in planning anniversary campaigns, leveraging resources for important milestones, and using special events to build momentum for your cause.
Tips, Tools, Templates & Articles
Sample anniversary campaign plan with multiple objectives, key activities and events, and overall campaign calendar
How can we find the time to cultivate donors so that our relationship rises above the pattern of ask...then ask again...and repeat?
Sample gala budget with detailed income projections including sponsorship levels, along with standard expenses
10 questions to ask yourselves before plunging in - to repeat the same event or initiate a new one
How to focus on what's most important to donors - especially during special events - to make sure you get a "yes"
Blogs & Newsletters
Check out our recent blog posts on anniversary campaign and special events topics here - and read a Cause Effective newsletter with helpful anniversary campaign advice:
Anniversaries are too important an opportunity to waste - five guidelines for making the most of your anniversary campaign.
Check out Cause Effective live on Tony Martignetti's Nonprofit Radio Station, giving tips to make the impact of your anniversaries - whether 5th or 125th - last more than just a night. Listen here.
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“With Cause Effective’s help, our board both gave more during our gala fundraising - and raised more from their networks!”
– John Park, Co-Director, MinKwon Center for Community Action