Everydayhero

Sunset Series

Sunset Series

Event date: Wednesday 6, 21 Feb and 6 March 2019
Registrations: Closed
Fundraising: Closed

 

Event Profile

Brought to you by Sole Motive the 2019 Sunset Series encourages people to get active with a series of 3 running events commencing on 6th Feb 2019. Your supporters can choose between a 4km or 8km course.

Asking your supporters to compete for you

It’s easy to make the most of the event opportunity. It all begins with asking your supporters to take part and support you by giving their effort and time. Make sure you ask:
  • Past supporters who have run, walked, ridden or swam for you previously
  • Both your one off and regular donors, by offering them another way they can support you with their effort
  • Your volunteers
  • Your charity’s staff
To make it really easy to ask them to participate, download an email template.

Setting up a charity team

Setting up a fundraising team is a great way to build a sense of community for all your supporters in the event. Once you’ve created your charity team, make sure you invite anyone supporting you in the event to join. Need help setting up a charity team? download our guide here.

Reporting

Don’t forget to use your data to grow your fundraising results in 2019!

Fundraiser and Donor Reports can be found under the Reports Tab when you are logged in to your Charity Profile.

Data Tips:
  • If you are short on time, download your Fundraiser Report and identify those who have set their fundraising goal higher than the default. Reach out to these potential star fundraisers and ask how you can assist them with their fundraising efforts.
  • To help with fundraiser acquisition make sure you email your past fundraisers as well as their peer donors who have opted-in to hearing more from your organisation. This data can be found in your Donor Report.
  • Don’t forget to thank all your fundraisers post-event. This small but significant gesture will help cultivate stronger relationships and brand loyalty.

    Everydayhero Fundraiser Communications


    All Sunset Series fundraisers will receive the following communications journey which has been designed to boost activation and fundraising outcomes. The content is focussed on fundraiser updates, coaching, and recognition and is sent by us on behalf of the event organiser. In order to give your fundraisers, the best possible event experience, we recommend keeping the following journey in mind when contacting your fundraisers in relation to Sunset Series.

    Behavioural On-boarding
    Fundraisers will receive 3 emails in the first 7 days after their fundraising page has been created prompting them to customise and engage with their page. Our research shows that fundraisers who are engaged with their page and share it regularly raise more funds overall.

    Milestones
    Fundraisers will receive the following recognition emails when they reach a certain percentage of their fundraising goal. These emails are designed to acknowledge and thank fundraisers for their hard work so they are incentivised to continue their fundraising efforts.
    25% of fundraising goal, 50% of fundraising goal, 75% of fundraising goal, 100% of fundraising goal.

    Charity Branded Communications
    If you would like to include your brand in the above communications program you also have the option to purchase a Charity Branded Communications program for the event.

    We still encourage you to follow our Major Community Event Fundraising guide below to make the most of this great fundraising opportunity. By communicating directly with your supporters, you are better able to develop your supporter relations and improve retention rates for future fundraising events.

    Charity resources

    Supporter Engagement

    We recommend that you engage with your supporters by encouraging and thanking them for fundraising for your charity as part of their participation in Sunset Series 2019. If you need help with your supporter engagement we have a dedicated Professional Services Team full of digital fundraising experts ready to help!