How to make your special event a financial success
Abstract: Many nonprofits depend on the funds raised at an annual special event to keep their organization in the black. But successful events require a careful balancing act. Nonprofits must keep a tight rein on expenses, yet attract and entertain as many generous supporters as possible. This article provides planning and budgeting tips and encourages nonprofits to find sponsors. A sidebar explores alternatives to large, costly galas.