How to Run a Successful Charity Event!
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How to Run a Successful Charity Event!

Critical Thinking in Action
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Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
717 students enrolled
Created by Chuck Clayton
Last updated 5/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Decide if you want to run your own charity event.
  • Improve your success if you are already running charity events.
  • Determine which charity to work with.
  • Determine which event to do.
  • Know how to find great sponsors
  • Get great raffle and auction prizes.
  • Get people to come to your event.
  • Find great people to become your core team.
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  • Confidence, passionate and a can do attitude.
  • Practical critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills.

This course has been designed to teach you the skills of being a charity event chairman.   You will learn powerful information to help you make an informed decision on running your own charity event. 

If you decide to run your own event the course provides you with powerful knowledge, resources and guidance to launch your own charity event—even if you are starting from scratch!

If you are helping someone else with a charity event, this course will provide you with many great ideas to help boost the charity event to another level.

In this course, you will learn

  • Which type of event to choose?
  • The best money generators for your event
  • How to find great sponsors
  • How to get awesome auction and raffle prizes
  • How to get people to attend your event
  • And much, much more!
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to become an event chairman and wants to learn some powerful skills.
  • Anyone who is interested in what it takes to become a charity event chairman.
  • Anyone who is helping someone with a charity event and wants some great ideas to help boost the event to another level.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
Introduction and Course Overview
2 Lectures 07:47

This section covers the responsibilities, skills needed as well as the rewards and challenges of the position. 

Preview 04:09
Critical Thinking in Action
4 Lectures 12:46

PDF Critical Thinking in Action Steps

This is the first example of doing a charity event.  

Example: ICAN Tango I and II

This is the second example of doing a charity event. 

Example 2: ICAN Win Poker Tournament and Casino Night
Section 3: The Core of the Course
18 Lectures 46:10

This is a introduction to the core lectures that will be presented. 

Introduction to the Core

This lecture provides ideas on how to pick the ideal charity.

Which Charity Should You Choose?

Resource for: Which Charity Should You Choose

This lecture provides ideas on how to pick the best event to hold.

Which Event Should You Choose?

Resources for: Which Charity Event Should You Choose

This lecture provides the most popular ways of raising money before and during your charity event. 

Preview 04:19

The lecture discusses the importance of tracking your income and expenses.

Do a Preliminary Income and Expense Sheet

This lecture provides several ideas on how to get a inexpensive place to hold your event. 

How to Find a Great Venue

Resource for: How to Find a Great Venue

The section explains the ways to get great sponsors. 

How to Get Awesome Sponsors

This lecture explains some powerful ways to get amazing auction and raffle prizes for your event. 

How to Get Awesome Auction and Raffle Prizes

Reference: How to Get Awesome Auction and Raffle Prizes

This section shows you have to make compelling, but inexpensive displays for your raffle and silent auction.  

How to Create Compelling Displays for Your Raffle and Silent Auction

This lecture shows you many free and inexpensive ways of promoting your event. 

Low Cost Advertising

This lecture shows the common ways to sell tickets to your event. 

Make it Easy for People to Purchase Tickets

This lecture explains the importance of getting the right help with your event.

Assembling Your Core Crew

This section shows the best ways to get people interested in purchasing tickets to your event.  

How to Get People to Attend Your Event

This lecture describes the skills needed for leading up to and having a successful event.

Preview 05:47

Here is a question on the steps of doing a successful charity event.

Quiz 1
1 question
Section 4: Moving Forward
2 Lectures 04:19

This lecture encourages you to move forward on having your own charity event.  

Now it is your turn!

About the Instructor
Chuck Clayton
4.6 Average rating
26 Reviews
1,379 Students
4 Courses
Educator, Author, Mechanical Design and Development Engineer

Chuck Clayton teaches individuals high powered thinking skills to make powerful decisions and create a purpose driven life personally and professionally.

His goals are to help others:

* To become thought leaders, not followers
* Make confident decisions and stop repeating the same mistakes.
* Become proactive not reactive.
* Break through tough business and/or personal barriers.
* Have clarity of purpose.
* Set specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goals (SMART).

Chuck's experience is extensive.
His background is as a professional mechanical design and development engineer and problem solver. Chuck has also been a principal systems engineer and a principal quality engineer.

He has worked in several different industries and disciplines. He has worked on ground support equipment for the space shuttle, satellites, oilfield equipment, computers, and more. He has also had several small businesses, websites,and more.

Chuck has a BSME from Michigan Tech University and a MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a Certified Raytheon Six-Sigma expert and a Toastmaster Advanced Communicator Gold.

Chuck is the author of 3 books including: The Re-Discovery of Common Sense--A Guide to the Lost Art of Critical Thinking. This book has been used for several years as a primary text at the University of Missouri's online school Mizzou for a course called: Writing for the Critical Thinker.

In his spare time Chuck enjoys Argentine Tango, golf, traveling, working out, learning the internet, the early space program, and learning on a wide array of subjects.