Michael Ivankovich

Michael Ivankovich is a professional Fundraising Auctioneer who has authored more than 20 books & eBooks in his areas of specialty and his columns have appeared in trade papers nationwide. His latest two books, "Fundraising Auction Secrets" and "Jump Start Your Fundraising Auction", were released in 2011. Michael has been a licensed and bonded Auctioneer since 1994 and specializes in Fundraising Auctions throughout the Bucks County, Montgomery County, Lehigh Valley, and Greater Philadelphia areas of Pennsylvania, as well as in New Jersey and Delaware. He has served as President of the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers and has been named Pennsylvania's "Auctioneer of the Year" by fellow Auctioneers. Michael is currently serving on the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Associations Board of Directors. Michael's Web Site is: http://www.FundraisingAuctionServices.com, and questions can be directed to him at (215)-345-6094 (Office), (215)-264-4304 (Cell), or via email at info@michaelivankovich.com.

Fundraising Auction Listings

At any charity fundraising event, the live auction is where most of the money is raised. Fundraising auction listings are critical to your success because they help pre-sell your best auction items and attract more bidders.It doesn’t matter if you already have them listed online or you’re also doing an audio/video presentation. Having a printed […]

Fund A Need Auction

A Fund A Need auction segment is the most important part of your charity benefit event. Why? Because when done correctly that is where you raise the most money. If you are not doing a Fund A Need, then you’re doing it all wrong.The Fund A Need, Special Pledge Appeal, Paddle Raise, Impact Auction, Cash […]

Service Auction Fundraiser

Another easy way to raise funds is with a service auction or skills auction. Essentially you are raising money by offering the skills and services of your supporters to the highest bidder. These are skills or services that people are already paying for, so its easy to get bidders interested in these types of auction […]

Selecting A Professional Auctioneer

Many non-profit groups don’t use a professional auctioneer when doing a live auction and that’s a big mistake. Saving money by not using a professional to conduct your live auction is like saving money on gas by not driving your car. Sure, you’ll get where you want to go, but it’s going to take a […]