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 […]

Charity Benefit Auction Training Courses

Want to raise more money at your next fundraising auction? These charity benefit auction training courses provide everything you need to double or triple your auction results.Whether you are an auction novice or an experienced veteran, these 12 training courses created by charity benefit expert and professional auctioneer Sherry Truhlar deliver the goods. They are […]

Fundraising Networking Events

Hosting a business meet-and-greet networking event as a fundraiser for your cause is a great way to raise funds. In areas with lots of young professionals, networking events are a popular way to make business connections and its easy to add some fundraising activities to these types of get-togethers.Fundraising networking events for a good cause […]

Fundraising Auction Tips: Meet, Greet & Thank

One of the best fundraising auction tips is to warmly meet and greet each guest and afterward, thank them for attending and for their support. The whole idea is to make each guest feel welcome and appreciated. And nothing says we appreciate your support better than a personal thank you within 24 hours of your […]

50 Fundraising Auction Tips

At charity events, the fundraising auction activity is what raises the most money. Here are 50 fundraising auction tips to help you maximize your success with advice on both live and silent auctions, plus how to blend them together for best results.25 Live Fundraising Auction TipsSaturday Night – You’ll raise more money by holding your […]

25 Live Charity Auction Ideas

Here are 25 great live auction ideas for your next charity event that have raised more than their stated value. These live auction items sparked bidding wars because they were so desirable and were among the top performing ideas from all the items offered at 50 charity auctions.These ideas for live auction items can be […]

Impact Auction Boosts Fundraising Event Results

An impact auction at a fundraising event is also known as a paddle raise. At large fundraising events, a professional auctioneer conducts a live auction of large ticket items which eventually go to the highest bidders. During the live auction portion of your event, an impact auction will definitely boost your results.The “impact auction” or […]

Auction Fundraiser Tips

Looking for some auction fundraiser tips? Fundraising auctions have become an increasingly popular way to raise funds because they are a quick and easy method that can net thousands of dollars.Schools, churches, nonprofit groups, and youth sports leagues have discovered that you can easily double or triple the amount raised at any event by adding […]

Auction Fundraiser Ideas

In general, a live auction fundraiser raises at least 30% more money than a silent one. There is no inherent magic in it but normal human tendency to “get on with something” and the professional touch in identifying your worthwhile “cause” that brings forward this huge difference. Around the country we can see a lot of […]

Fundraising Auction Tips

Fundraising Auction Tips – In a fundraising auction scenario, a live auction raises at least 30% more money than a silent one. There is no inherent magic in it but normal human tendency to “get on with something” and the professional touch in identifying your worthwhile “cause” that brings forward this huge difference.Around the country […]