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Speed dating fundraising ideas

One of the revolutions in match-making is called speed-dating.

Speed-dating events bring an equal number of men and women to a bar or restaurant and give each person five minutes with another person before meeting the person at the next table.

I just read a fascinating article on the Charlotte, N. The article reported on a recent gathering of several area non-profit agencies and approximately 30 people who were seriously interested in becoming board members.

It was called “Finding Chemistry In The Boardroom Through Speed-Dating”.

Just like regular speed dating, the two parties, the non-profit and the board seeker, sat at a table in a large room and talked for a few minutes before a bell rang and everyone shifted to meet new people.

During the time together, the agencies and the candidates tried to get a feel for each other to determine if they would make a good match. First of all, I thought about it from the perspective of the non-profit, but then I remembered that this event was really more of a two-way conversation, rather than a standard, old-fashioned job interview.

I say this because I believe that a non-profit that has its act together is going to attract a whole host of board candidates organically.

This is the kind of group I’d want to be a part of.

If the non-profit came to this speed date event, only because they couldn’t find anyone to join them, I’d be very worried.

The next question I’d pose to the non-profit would be about the board itself.

I’d ask a very open-ended question, such as “Tell me about your board.” I would purposefully take this broad approach, because I’d want to see what they thought was important to tell me.

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Fundraising A speed dating fundraiser can be a fun, entertaining and profitable fundraiser. 
14-Oct-2018 17:47
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Explore Janita Parker's board "Speed Dating Event" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Speed dating, Dating tips and Event planning. 
14-Oct-2018 17:51
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You may want to host a speed dating event if the dating scene is getting a little stale. Get tips on how to host a speed dating event. 
14-Oct-2018 17:54
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Host Speed Dating events to make money, entertain friends, or even start a new business. Be sure to order the speed dating kit to help get started. 
14-Oct-2018 17:57
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Speed dating events are becoming popular all over the world. Not only do they provide a chance to find love, but they are also great for socializing and making new. 
14-Oct-2018 17:59
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14-Oct-2018 18:04
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Fifteen nonprofits in the Sacramento area collaborated to hold a “speed matching” event to recruit volunteers, based on the classic speed-dating model. 
14-Oct-2018 18:07
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