Events – All Resources

Click on links to access (MO = Members only – Purchase membership here for as little as $59) (SH = Available for purchase from the shop) Templates and Checklists Successful Fundraising Checklist – https://sportscommunity.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/1.11.2.7SuccessfulFundraising-Worksheet.pdf One Day Carnival Checklist – https://sportscommunity.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/1.11.2.11One-Day-Carnival-Checklist.pdf Articles What is an event? Why run an event? What does it take to run […]

Fundraising – All Resources

Click on links to access (MO = Members only – Purchase membership here for as little as $59) (SH = Available for purchase from the shop) 50 Fundraising Events and Activities https://sportscommunity.com.au/fundraising-category/events-functions-and-fundraising-activities/ Finding and receiving grant funding Grant Theory Winning grants – Important grant information you need to know Creating a successful grant application Review […]

Sponsorship – All Resources

Click on links to access (MO = Members only – Purchase membership here for as little as $59) (SH = Available for purchase from the shop) Articles Creating the perfect sponsorship proposal Storing your Sponsor’s information and handing over to the new Sponsorship Coordinator Engagement strategies that make your sponsors feel valued and ensure multi-year […]

Club memberships

Club memberships Club Memberships are absolutely critical for the ongoing sustainability of any sporting club. For most clubs, it is a main source of revenue and it provides an opportunity for people in the community to really feel like they belong to that club. This sense of belonging will ensure that these people will continue […]

Membership sale strategies

Delegating responsibility for selling memberships Ideally, the key to increasing your membership sales is for the committee to allocate responsibility to a club member or subcommittee. Setting them short and long-term membership targets and gve them membership sale strategies. This person or subcommittee should regularly report to the committee on club membership sales. The membership […]

Drives and -athons

A favourite among clubs is an ‘-athon’.  This could be a swim-athon, run-athon, read-athon, jump-athon, basically any activity you can think of that would suit your club! An ‘-athon’ event involves your club community coming together to see how long or how many times they can do a specific skill and seeking sponsorship dollars from […]

Food or product drives

Food or product drives are a favourite fundraiser among clubs as they have an incredible track record at raising solid fundraising dollars. Popular choices are chocolate frogs or bars, lollies, cookie dough, sunscreen, pottery, plants, lamingtons. This is a fundraiser that involves everyone at the club pitching in and selling some chocolates, lollies or items […]

What is an event?

What is an event? An event is very simply a gathering of people for a purpose. For clubs, examples could include for the purpose of fundraising, celebrating, educating, competing or for social reasons. A club Annual General Meeting is a form of club event. Events can be large or small and can include just members […]

Why run an event?

Why run an event? Running an event can take a great deal of volunteer time and effort, so why are they common and popular for clubs? There are so many benefits to running an event including them being effective fundraisers, great for building club culture and can create an ongoing annual tradition that your members […]

What does it take to run a successful event?

What does it take to run a successful event? An Event Manager once said that “it may seem like you are headless chickens backstage – but as long as the audience doesn’t suspect anything is wrong – then you have done your job right!” This is a great iceberg analogy as it demonstrates that what […]

What kind of event should I run?

What kind of event should I run? When considering what kind of event you should run you will need to define the goals and objectives of your event clearly and understand exactly why you are planning to run the event. This ensures that your event fulfils the needs and expectations of your club, and this […]

Why do I need Licences and Permits?

Many events club hold actually need licenses and permits from Council or other bodies. The idea of licences and permits can be overwhelming for many clubs and volunteers. It is however extremely important the you club organises these early in the planning process. Licences and Permits take time to be issued and without them your […]