A festival fundraiser is a great method to improve donations and brand recognition for your nonprofit organization while giving your supporters a chance to learn about your goals, collect money and have a great time doing it. Festivals stand out from other fundraising activities because of their diversity. With these suggestions, you can offer a variety of entertaining games and activities at a single event that will engage guests in different ways.
Make sure it has a fun theme!
A festival fundraiser’s theme is what initially draws attendees. Think of some of the famous festivals you have heard of. What themes come to your mind.
- Local festivals
- Farm festivals
- Beer festivals
- garlic festivals
- Music festivals
You need to attract people’s attention in order to pull off a successful festival, and doing so is simple with one because you have the opportunity to be really creative with the event. Examine the information you have on hand regarding your supporters when organizing your festival fundraiser. So what are my fans and donors interested in?
Reach out to local bands
There are many local bands in your community that would love to play at a local festival. It gives them an opportunity to sell CD’s and t-shirts as well as get brand recognition.
PIck a charity
Which charity, nonprofit or cause will you be raising money for?
- Abused animals
- Equal rights
- Against racism
Make sure there is plenty of food!
Have local restaurants provide small tastes of their favorite dishes. They can pay cash a dollar or two for a taste. Or you can sell tickets. Each vendor can then decide how many tickets it will cost for their deserts and entrees.
We hope these mucic festival fundraising ideas will prove to be helpful to you.