Virtual Fundraising Ideas For Nonprofits

By Donorbox Team

Published on Jan 8,2021

1. Online Gala Dinner

Many organizations have turned their annual gala nights into an online festivity anyone can join instead of canceling.

2. Online Auction

Auctions are a well-used addition to every event. They are also one of the easiest fundraisers to run online and are becoming popular.

3. Virtual Race

Virtual runs are another popular trend in online fundraising. Contact those who have attended your event before and ask them to find sponsors for their runs

4. Virtual Talent Show

Talent shows are a tried-and-true event for nonprofits. Regardless of your age, it can be fun to share your talents with your community.

5. Virtual Happy Hour

Nonprofits are getting creative in planning virtual happy hours and paint and sip nights

6. Virtual Sleep Out

Organizations like Covenant House have added a virtual sleep out to their repertoire and have embraced the social distancing required while still raising funds.

7. Virtual Cooking Class

A virtual cooking class can be a great way to include your mission in an event.

8. Webinar or Talk

Webinars are a great way to talk about an interesting topic & share your experiences

9. Virtual Class

Virtual classes and workshops for your staff can allow them to advance in their careers and learn more about the work you do outside of their field.

10. Birthday Fundraisers

Instead of merely letting you know that your friend has a birthday, you may see a link to an online donation page.

Learn more about virtual fundraising on our blog.