Book Festival Fundraiser

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Nonprofit fundraiser for book festival Comm/215 May 2, 2011 University of Phoenix Online Nonprofit fundraiser for book festival To organize a book festival many subjects must be addressed: the reason for the fundraiser, public need, monetary goal, special guests, sponsors, initial capital, permits, and volunteers. With the right tools, the fundraiser can be a huge success. Starting out with the basics and organization is crucial in the process of any fundraiser. Welcoming different ideas and recommendations of the organizers of any event are a must. The purpose for this fundraiser is to raise awareness about adult illiteracy. The book festival fundraiser will target the adults…show more content…
Managers of corporations will welcome the opportunity to have the corporations’ names associated with a venture that encourages education. To request the assistance of a corporation for a fundraising venture, organizers will first need to send a written proposal; this proposal should start with the highlight of the benefits of this venture and should outline the main reason for the fundraising. The proposal should include the date of the fundraising event, and state that there will be frequent updates to keep the organization informed. The proposal should state the importance of reading to the community and how encouraging young people to read will benefit them. Persons making donations will feel more of a partner and be more willing to donate, if they are kept abreast of what other companies or individuals are doing to promote the book festival; therefore, it is a good idea to share with donors, what other companies or individuals are participating. Donations can be monetary or a donation of books. A community working together in a book festival is not just important to the venture but also to the community, as this type of involvement encourages community unity. The community will usually be more respectful and supportive of any business involved in a venture such as a book festival and encourage others to donate as well to support those businesses. When putting together a book festival asking for
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