Don’t Make Your VIP Donors Wait in Line to Checkout

Have you ever considered giving concierge-style service to your biggest bidders? I've seen some groups do this quite effectively, and it makes a huge impact on the experience for your largest donors. Consider the scenario at a typical event. You've...

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6 Common Silent Auction Saboteurs

Are you looking to host a silent auction at your next fundraising event? If so, don't let these six common silent auction mistakes sabotage your next event. Sabotage #1: Too Many Auction Items While getting as many auction items as possible...

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Don’t Let $20 Donations Undermine Your Fundraising Event

You've organized a wonderful event, provided a delicious meal, and shared the story of your organization's powerful mission to make this world a better place. People in the audience are feeling inspired and want to donate something meaningful to help...

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How to Turn a Free Dinner Auction Item into Fast Cash for Your Organization

Anyone who is familiar with nonprofit auctions can testify to the truth that “experiences” draw much more bidding and much higher values than "things." During an auction, a "thing" has a value that can be discovered during a Google...

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