6 methods to shift your cancelled fundraising event into a virtual event

ERIN TODD | March 18, 2020

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Your physical fundraising event may be canceled, but your cause is not - fundraising must go on! But how do you revive the momentum or shine a light on your cause when everything seems overshadowed by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak? We talked at length about what nonprofits need to know about the coronavirus concern and how to act quickly in the midst of this uncertainty. When you are making moves to cancel or alter your event the first key is to communicate to your participants why their support is needed now more than ever. Don’t miss this moment to authentically communicate and connect with your audience. Your community will bond with your plight at this time where things feel vulnerable and they will act when they have clear guidance on how they can help. Reach out to your participants with a sense of urgency and tell them they are pivotal at this time.

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Lakeside CDC is a nonprofit housing and community development organization located on Chicago's far north side. Our mission is to preserve affordable housing opportunities in Chicago through education, advocacy and development. Lakeside is a HUD-certified housing counseling agency (certified in home buyer education methods by Neighbor Works America).

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