Donated Goods Fundraiser
Description: Similar to the other event-based donation sales except this time the products are sold on-line. Ebay has a subsidiary called half.com that offers groups a way to host ongoing auctions of donated goods as a fundraiser. Gather the donations at a central location, pick out your first batch of treasures, and post to their site with pictures.
Best Suited For: Medium/Large organizations
Prospective Customers: On-line bargain hunters
Comments: This is a way to maximize the returns on higher-quality donations. It requires more work, but produces more results. Buyer pays shipping charges. You can make this an ongoing event by periodically seeking new donations.
Feel Good Rating: Three stars
Donated Goods Fundraiser Ratings
Financial Aspects (1 – 10 scale): Profitability Ranking 7 Average Unit Price 8 Dollar Volume Per Participant 7 Percentage to Organization 9 Total Dollars to Organization 6 Subtotal (maximum of 50)
Pros & Cons (1 – 5 scale): Community Impression 4 Organizational Impact 3 Quality of Deliverables 4 Risks 4 Hidden Costs (freight, etc.) 4 Subtotal (maximum of 25)
Commitment Required (1 – 5 scale): Preparation Time 2 Selling Effort 4 Collecting Funds 4 Processing Orders 4 Delivering Goods 2 Subtotal (maximum of 25)
(On a scale of 1 to 100)
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