Event Planners

These Greater Giving partners provide event planning and consultation services for every aspect of your event, including venue selection, creative planning, coordination, and staffing. Their services can help you make your event stand out, be better attended, run more smoothly, be more memorable, and most of all, generate more revenue.

For a list of states in which each Greater Giving event planner partner can operate, click here (opens new window/tab).


Julie Atwood Events

Julie Atwood Events is an elite event planning firm in Sonoma Valley. Principal Julie Solomon Atwood has been designing and orchestrating charity events for more than 25 years - providing consulting, design, management, and an A-list of compassionate vendors to many non-profits. We focus on small to mid-size non-profits with limited resources. Julie Atwood Events has been involved with charity events which have raised, cumulatively, more than 12 million dollars for San Francisco and North Bay organizations.


Auctions and Events

Auctions & Events offers charity auction management services that start with the Save The Date cards and end with the thank you letters and everything in between. We bring new and fresh ideas to your event that will result in increased revenue for your charity. We have many years of producing charity auctions in Northern California wine country. Let us take this extra work off your staff and produce a professional event that your charity can be proud of.


Creative Celebrations

Creative Celebrations has helped raise millions of dollars for local non-profit entities. Auctions are our specialty. We supply the data entry, support staff, and we can refer you to excellent auctioneers and vendors to help maximize your fund-raising efforts.

Our staff will meet with you on a monthly basis and provide timelines, referrals, ideas for procurement as well as the encouragement your committee needs to keep the ball rolling.


The Crowned Leopard

Does your event require strategic alternatives and improvements? Are you trying to raise more revenue with less expense infrastructure? The Crowned Leopard specializes in all aspects of event management and coordination with an emphasis on financial results to the organization. Founded by two Richmond-area professionals with a passion for entertaining and a keen eye for detail, The Crowned Leopard will help you achieve a successful cost-effective, well-planned and memorable event that incorporates your vision.

The Crowned Leopard


ideaLand is simply a business that allows us to offer our talents to the world, in an organized and balanced way. We believe that we can help anyone, with just about anything, where positive, creative energy is needed. If you are planning a press conference, fund-raiser, large meeting or multi-day/multi-stage event, we have the creative and organizational talent to help you do it right.


Maverick Events, LLC

Maverick Events is a full-service event production company based in New York City that excels in producing events for not-for-profit organizations. Services include, but are not limited to, sponsorship solicitation, venue selection, attorney general filing, headline talent outreach, rsvp tracking, on-site production and marketing. No matter the size or budget, Maverick promises to produce an impeccably run event, which will leave your guests “wowed” and looking forward to the next one.


New Philanthropy Group

The New Philanthropy Group is a boutique consulting firm with the creative mindset and foundation of experience to find specialty solutions to fundraising issues for nonprofit organizations. With twenty plus years of experience in individual philanthropy, board development, strategic fundraising and special event planning, Judy Sitzer offers keen insight into a variety of issues facing nonprofits today. Judy’s forte is her ability to understand and define client needs, then design and implement innovative solutions to enhance fundraising.


Power Productions

Power Productions offers creative and sophisticated event and fundraising auction management, consulting, training, and resources. Company president Judy Anderson has extensive experience in helping nonprofits and community organizations maximize fundraising potential through events and auctions, and has special expertise in producing high profile wine and culinary events. Anderson has written two detailed reference books on events and auctions.


Swaim Strategies

Swaim Strategies believes that the effort of planning a fundraising event needs to raise funds to support the programs making our community better. The staff and volunteers at nonprofits work hard to produce compelling events. We work along side them as guides, coaches and support to help deliver stunning events that meet and exceed goals.


Simple Pleasures

Great events don't just happen. They require precise planning, meticulous attention to detail, and a dash of creative magic. With over ten years experience in private industry and non-profits, Simple Pleasures events can organize and plan any event at any destination you desire. Whether your next event is two people, 200 or 20,000, Simple Pleasures can help you coordinate every aspect.


Soirée Events

Soirée is a full service, event planning and design company, based in the Northern California Bay Area. At Soirée we incorporate your style, personality and budget, with our detailed organization and planning skills, to make your dreams a reality. Whether you are hosting a corporate event for 10, or planning an auction or fundraiser with a guest list of 600, Soirée will use our expertise and resources to provide you with a memorable experience, without all of the stress. We ensure that our client’s expectations are exceeded through our endless creativity and personalized service.


Tournaments to a Tee

Tournaments to a Tee is a full-service provider that manages charity, association and corporate golf tournaments from start to finish. Dedicated to your golf tournament's success, our planning, products and ideas will take your golf tournament to a new and exciting level. Services include tournament planning, event consulting, sponsorship management, seminars, tournament supplies and ideas to create a first-class tournament.


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