Great New York Venues For Fundraisers
If you’re planning a fundraiser in New York, looking for the perfect venue can be more work than planning the party itself. Raising money is of course no easy task but it certainly helps to have the perfect location and atmosphere to have people breaking out their checkbooks while not breaking the bank. Fortunately New York has some incredible venues that offer just the ambiance you’re looking for regardless of the cause. The following should give some insight into the type of event you can hope to hold and make all your financing dreams come true.
OpenHouse prides itself on being what they describe as “an experimental marketing location.” The great thing about this retail space turned private event rental is its ability to showcase products. The open space can be utilized for clothing racks, sculpture or novelties like makeovers etc. A great idea for any fundraiser is to showcase art on the walls. This will encourage the artist’s friends and relatives to attend and sell additional tickets. The space is 4,500 square feet and has a 300 person capacity. It’s equipped with 5 skylights and a staging area. This is an absolutely perfect place to hold a product launch, arts fundraiser and the like.
The Frying Pan is a wonderful and scenic location for a fundraiser. This historic boat is forever docked in Chelsea and hosts all kinds of public and private events. This is a wonderfully unique experience and a large venue complete with a full service bar, DJ booth and kitchen. If you’re searching for a rustic maritime theme, you certainly can’t beat this.
If a rooftop were more the ambiance you’re looking for then Midtown Loft and Terrace would be a dream. This place hosts everything from weddings to fundraisers and fashion shows. Its gorgeous cityscape backdrop will make for some excellent event photos. It’s also in a fantastic and convenient location in the heart of the city.
The Guggenheim is not only one of the best museums in the city but a wonderful place to hold a private event. It’s futuristic scenery and space age looking mod d?ï¿½cor certainly gives a fundraiser a unique and powerful edge. The Wright, which is the restaurant/event space just recently won the coveted James Beard award. The space is 1600 square feet and its architecture is certainly an art piece in itself.
If your event includes a film screening or performance you may want to consider The Helen Mills Event Space and Theatre. They offer all inclusive event packages and a 140 seat theatre onsite (which is rented separately). The sprawling bar and convenient location definitely will create the perfect atmosphere for a gorgeous New York City party.
It’s certainly not an easy feat to plan and organize a fundraiser that will not only meet your goals financially but your standards in terms of venue and service. New York has some incredible options to accommodate all your needs and impress your guests. Regardless of the fundraiser it’s important to choose your space wisely and make sure all of your contributors consider their donations well spent!