In our twenty-five years of business, Project Partners has managed almost every type of fundraising event that you can name: galas, golf tournaments, concerts, festivals, walks, runs, fashion shows, anniversaries, dancing with the stars, celebrity waiters, game shows, casino nights, wine and dines, and sports outings to name a few. So, you may be surprised that our July 11th Good Advice Over Coffee (GAOC) topic was “Shifting from Themed Fundraising Events to Mission-minded Fundraising.” Why would we broach that subject?
My current relationship with my bank is completely transactional. When I need cash, I pay the ATM a visit. Every now and then, I add a quick deposit to my stop – but usually I rely on electronic transfers. Without a doubt, today’s online and mobile technology has made it possible for me to completely sidestep physical interaction with my bank – let alone get to know a personal banker!