Schedule Emails and Follow Up for a smooth road into your Gala
We have found that a 2 month timeline to be a good indicator of what most of our fundraising partners are doing in preparation of their Gala. When reviewing the timeline below, we highly recommend adding Calender Reminders so you can block off time to send out emails and follow up.
8 to 16 Weeks Out | Send Emails to Sponsors/Ticket Purchasers from previous year
Click here to check out our Initial Email Template to Sponsors/Ticket Purchasers
8 to 16 Weeks Out | Send Emails to Companies who Donated to Auction
Click here to check out our Intitial Email Template to Potential Auction Donors
7 Weeks Out | Send Follow Up Email to people who didn’t Purchase
3 Weeks Out | Send 2nd Follow Up Email to people who haven’t Purchased Tickets/Sponsorships
2 Weeks Out | STOP Accepting Auction Items and Start Packaging
1 Week Out | Complete packaging Auction Item so you can properly market Donors/Companies at your event
2 Days Out | Send Email to Attendees about Event (Mobile Bidding, Highlight Auction Items, Parking/Valet, Attire and any other important details)
For more information about ATX Giving and how we can help with your next fundraising event, please email Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org.