Hosting Your Own Beneficiary/External Event
1| Submit your External Event Questionnaire.
By completing the External Event Questionnaire, you help us learn more about your event. All fundraising events for the benefit of Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona must be approved in advance by Free Arts. The External Event Questionnaire must be completed and filed with Free Arts no less than 45 days prior to the proposed event date before approval can be granted.
2| Form a planning committee.
The enthusiasm and dedication of the people who plan and organize the event increases the probability of a successful activity.
3| Establish goals.
Have a realistic and measurable financial goal.
Give free reign to your imagination. Several heads are better than one!
5| Choose the "right" event.
The type of event you choose should fit the size, interest, talents, goals and time availability of your group.
6| Identify your audience.
Who is most likely to attend and support the type of event you have selected?
7| Schedule the event.
Select a time that is appropriate and convenient for those who will be attending. Be sure to check local community and interoffice calendars for conflicting events.
8| Develop a budget.
Identify sources of income and expenses. Remember to secure in-kind products and services this will help you keep your costs down, which is something everyone will appreciate.
9| Collect the funds.
We ask that all funds be forwarded to Free Arts within 30 days following the conclusion of your event.
10| Thank you!
Please be sure to acknowledge everyone who participated in or supported your event and let them know how much you appreciate their help.
Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona is honored by your decision to make us the beneficiary of your external event. All fundraising events for the benefit of our programs for youth must be approved in advance by Free Arts. You will be contacted within one week from the day your application is received. We look forward to hearing more exciting news about your proposed event. In the interim, if you have any questions, please email Development Associate, Maggie Cortez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-258-8100 ext 16.