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 […]
Fundraising Auction Ideas - Silent Auction Donations
Fundraising auction ideas for both silent auctions and live auctions. Advice articles covering the different types of auction fundraisers plus how to get more item donations, tips on displaying your silent auction items, and lots more helpful auction advice.
Discover how to get thousands of dollars worth of auction items donated from local businesses and large corporations. Download a PDF copy of our 101 Auction Donation Source List, which includes great auction donations like 4 Disney ParkHopper passes, free airline tickets, hot air balloon rides, restaurant gift certificates, and much more.
Learn where to get valuable auction items on consignment with no upfront cost and you only pay roughly 50% of the cost for the items sold at your auction. Imagine how much money you can raise when auctioning off week-long condo stays, hotel rooms in choice destinations, music memorabilia like autographed guitars, and dream vacation trips.
Get great advice on how to take your auction to the next level with a live charity auctioneer working the crowd to Fund A Need with hundreds of thousands of dollars in direct donations.
Find out how to attract a bigger audience to your fundraiser event and how to double or even triple your previous results with easy auction ideas from top professional fundraisers.
These 10 pricing tips for silent auction items will definitely help you raise more money. Silent auction pricing is an art that strikes a fair balance between bidding from bargain hunters and dedicated supporters. Top 10 Silent Auction Pricing Tips Assign all bidders a number (don’t use names) Don’t have too many silent auction items […]
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, […]
One of the best silent auction tips is to talk up your auction items to your guests. Every guest is a prospective bidder and during Q4 every guest will be buying holiday gifts. Charity auctioneer Sherry Truhlar provides several tips on how to boost your silent auction results by leveraging the gift-giving needs of your […]
It’s a given that you want to get the most out of your silent auction donations. These 10 silent auction basket tips will definitely help you maximize your fundraiser results. Most silent auction baskets only attract a handful of bids and sell for about 50% to 60% of their suggested retail value. With these tips, […]