Powered By Professionals

Powered by Professionals (PBP) (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/) is a national fundraising and event management firm, based in New York City, that specializes in helping charity and non-profit organizations exceed their fundraising goals. Utilizing their unique strategic approach (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/fundraising/), PBP identifies the key individuals involved in your organization including board members, honorees, and committee members, and works with them to transition their personal relationships into fundraising relationships.

Over the last 20 years, PBP has worked with over 100 nonprofit organizations (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/clients/) to maximize their fundraising efforts and in the process have managed and produced hundreds of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/production/), resulting in close to $150 million raised for these charities.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, PBP has been at the forefront of the virtual and hybrid event space (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/hybrid-and-virtual-events/), working with dozens of nonprofits to rethink their fundraising strategy and take both their event and fundraising online. Here are a few tips from PBP that can help you plan a successful virtual fundraising event (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/nonprofit-virtual-event-examples/):


Whether you are looking to go hybrid or fully virtual for your annual fundraising gala, awareness run/walk, or benefit concert, you will need to determine your event format and how you envision it happening so that the rest of the event planning falls into place. Once you have figured out what parts of your event you want prerecorded vs. live, create an event timeline (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/event-timelines/) and run of show to start outlaying your event planning process.


There are so many types of virtual event platforms available now; it can be difficult to decide which to use. PBP is constantly exploring new platforms and revisiting existing ones, as the platforms are continuously evolving and adding new services. Sometimes a combination of different tech platforms works best for your event. PBP has a couple blog posts that can help you pick the best platform for your organization linked here (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/virtual-event-tech-questions/) and here (https://www.poweredbyprofessionals.com/vendor-highlight-tech-platforms/).


You cannot rehearse too much. If your event has live components, you will need to make sure all your speakers know how to access the event, when they will be seen on screen, and how they will interact with the audience. Even if your event is fully prerecorded, you will need to watch your video content many times to find the best places to put any graphics, make sure the videos transition well, and that your program’s message is clear to the audience. The more you rehearse, the more flawless your event will be because you will be able to pick up little details you may not have thought of before.

For more virtual and hybrid event fundraising and event planning tips, tune into our webinar on September 21, where PBP CEO and Founder, Darren Port, will be discussing how to adapt your event and fundraising strategy in a world of COVID-19 uncertainty. More information about the webinar and how to register is below.

Register for the webinar here.

Unveiling Financial Purpose, Power & Prosperity: Pandemic & Beyond

Unveiling Financial Purpose, Power & Prosperity: Pandemic & Beyond

About This Event

Unveiling Financial Purpose, Power & Prosperity: Pandemic & Beyond

This seminar will present the tools and resources with strategies to strengthen and develop new skills to discover and re-discover avenues for wealth building power, aligning purpose and financial prosperity for personal lives and nonprofit organizations. The Zoom information will be emailed upon receipt of your registration.

The proceeds of this symposium will help to support the Work of Hidden Halos Kingdom Assets.

To Support the vision of Hidden Halos Kingdom Assets or adopt a project, you can donate through our website or text (SMS) to give.

Suggested Donation $ 25 (USA) TEXT ” KIM Global” to 44-321.

SMS “KIM Global” to 917 999 0700 to GIVE

All donations are tax deductible in the USA, tax ID can be found on our website or give through our website on the “Support Our Cause” tab or copy and paste this link on your browser:


You can also find us on givelify.com

Thank you for your support.

Virtual SCOPE Benefit

Join us on April 22, 2021 from the comfort of your home as SCOPE hosts our first Virtual Benefit!

No matter where in the world you are, we invite you to celebrate SCOPE, our event honorees, and our continued efforts to make overnight summer camp accessible to ALL children!

Virtual Event Details

7:30-8:00pm EST Cocktail Electives

Our event will begin with a virtual cocktail menu of elective programs for you to choose from and participate in.

8:00-8:45pm EST Benefit Program

Our virtual program will include a celebration of our honorees, stories from SCOPE Campership recipients and the opportunity to support SCOPE from home.

Cerini Nonprofit Connection: Inspire Hearts Fundraising

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November’s Cerini Nonprofit Connection features guest speakers Erin Ward and Bobby D. Ehlert, both virtual event fundraising consultants at Inspire Hearts Fundraising. Join Ken Cerini, managing partner at Cerini & Associates, Erin, and Bobby as they discuss the topic of virtual fundraising event planning and strategies.

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Read Alliance’s 20th Anniversary Virtual Gala

While the world around us has shifted, Read Alliance continues to deliver on its dual mission to improve literacy of young children while empowering teens as their individual reading tutors in NYC’s  under-resourced neighborhoods. Even with schools closed and no summer school for K, 1st and 2nd graders, READ provides virtual reading assistance for children by employing teens as their individual reading tutors. Elementary school students benefit from critical reading intervention, and teen leaders are meaningfully employed as tutors, mentors, and role models. The READ gala raises critical funds to ensure our important work can continue uninterrupted. Please join us in support of Read Alliance!

Register for the event here!

Boston & Global MDS Virtual Awareness Walk

On October 25th, Boston & our Global teams will unite across the world for our annual MDS Awareness Walk to benefit the MDS Foundation. This will be a virtual 5K run/walk in light of this year’s challenges and changes.

The Boston & Global MDS Awareness walk will be livestreamed, but teams are still encouraged to get together outdoors, while maintaining social distancing guidelines. We want you to walk anywhere and in any way that feels safe.

Register for the event here!

Oligo Nation Virtual Inspiration Event

The Oligo Nation Inspiration Event celebrates doctors and leaders in the brain cancer research space, recognizes courageous individuals who are battling brain cancer and shares some of the exciting medical breakthroughs on the horizon. The third annual event will be a virtual event, and will be taking place on Wednesday, October 21st.  Supporting this event will help Oligo Nation fund the critical research needed to help fight brain tumors

Register for the event here!