It's all in Pinwheel

Pinwheel puts all of your event planning tools in one system so that you can organize, recruit, prepare, analyze, and communicate in one place.

Set up and Host Events
Set up and Host Events
As event and race planners ourselves, we know you have a lot to do, so we make the software part easy so that you can spend more time recruiting and engaging participants.
  • Pre-configured templates
  • Custom questions
  • Custom messaging
  • Discounts
  • Giveaways
  • Store items
  • Multiple payment methods, including e-check
  • Expenditure tracking
  • Waivers
  • Sponsors
  • Donations
  • Team registrations
  • Lottery and waitlist tools
  • Waves
  • Payment plans
  • Reports and downloads
  • Volunteer scheduling
  • Price schedules
  • Age ranges
  • Auto-generated fundraising pages
  • Ticket sales
  • Spanish version
  • Financial assistance
  • Dashboards
Engage Donors
Engage Donors
Donors are critical to non-profit organizations, so you need tools to make the donation process easy for them and tools that make it easy for you to manage the relationship.
  • Incorporate the “ask” for donations in all event registrations
  • Build standalone fundraisers for your “Donate Today” buttons
  • Provide suggested dollar amounts to donors
  • Allow donors to set up recurring donations
  • Analyze your donor base with extensive dashboards, drill-downs, reports and spreadsheets
Recruit Volunteers
Recruit Volunteers
Volunteers are invaluable resource, so Pinwheel make it easy to build and support your volunteer team from beginning to end.
  • Pick from a variety of recruitment campaign templates or customize your own
  • Review and approve volunteer applications with the click of a button
  • Track CPR and First Aid Certifications, background checks, and other training requirements
  • Schedule volunteers to stations, teams or classes
  • Allow volunteers into the Volunteer Portal to see their participants, directly email participants, and run reports
  • Provide volunteers with access to their team information through the Pinwheel Attendance App
  • Analyze attendance data provided by volunteers through Pinwheel reports
Encourage Peer-to Peer Fundraising
Encourage Peer-to Peer Fundraising
Deploy your fans and supporters to help raise money for your cause. Peer-to-peer is one of the most powerful ways of fundraising and Pinwheel has the right tools to maximize your program.
  • Support both individual and team fundraising efforts
  • Allow participants to elect to become fundraisers in an event registration, for example a 5K
  • Automatically generate fundraising pages for all participants, either openly or to be revealed at a later time
  • You are in control – set the fundraising parameters or allow the fundraisers to set their own
  • Fundraisers can add a photo and stories to increase the effectiveness of their appeal
  • Integrated social media tools help fundraisers spread the message
Communicate With Text Messaging
Communicate With Text Messaging
You can send reminders to your audiences about events, donation opportunities, and alerts through Text Messaging campaigns right from within RacePlanner!
  • Contact lists can be built from RacePlanner registrations and fundraisers
  • Templates make sending text messages easy
  • Messages can be sent immediately or scheduled to arrive at a specific time
  • Keywords can generate automated replies with links to events and fundraisers
  • Receive a dedicated, validated spam-free number and send unlimited texts per month
Conduct Email Marketing
Conduct Email Marketing
With this new tool, you can design and send letters, newsletters, invitations, notifications and more, all right within RacePlanner.
  • Send as many emails as you’d like in a month for one flat fee
  • Store as many contacts in the system as you need
  • Pull contact lists directly from events, fundraisers and campaigns right in RacePlanner
  • Reduce the number of systems you pay for by replacing My Emma, Constant Contact or MailChimp with RacePlanner