Dani Espinosa is a secret weapon at any fundraising event!

Though she’s petite in stature, her personality fills up the room. She is confident, quick-witted, and charismatic and she has helped hundreds of nonprofits, large and small, achieve their fundraising goals.

Dani Espinosa is absolutely passionate about fundraising, and she never loses sight of the complex set of needs that must be met in order to have a truly successful event.

In addition to raising money, the event must also deliver the following:

  • ENJOYMENT:  The event needs to be entertaining and enjoyable for the the attendees. Otherwise, they won’t give generously, they won’t tell their friends, and they won’t come back the next year.
  • PURPOSE:  The charity must tell the story of who it serves, what problems that constituency faces, what the nonprofit is doing to solve those problems and how the members of the audience can help.
  • SPONSORS:  The event must honor the sponsors and other major supporters who give so generously to allow the organization to continue it’s great work.
  • FUNDRAISING:  The event must capitalize on the unique fundraising opportunity that exists when hundreds of people are gathered in a room to hear a nonprofit’s mission.
  • AUCTIONEER:  Dani knows that the auctioneer’s task is to fulfill the FUNDRAISING plank of the event by raising as much money as possible, but it’s also the Auctioneer’s responsibility to enhance the ENJOYMENT the audience experiences,enhance the feeling of PURPOSE  and impact on the organization’s mission and show respect for the tremendous value that SPONSORS provide for the event.

Dani never loses sight of the true goal, and she is unflappable. No matter the circumstance, you will see her with a big smile on her face, humbly doing whatever it takes to help you have a successful event.

Download Dani's Informational Flyer!

Download a free informational flyer about Dani Espinosa’s Fundraising Auctioneer services. You may share this flyer with your team or committee members before selecting an auctioneer for your next fundraising event.

Prior to Your Event…

Dani Espinosa is available to meet with you to help you determine:

  • The types of items that will raise the most money
  • The ideal number of items for the size and resources of your audience
  • The best order to present the items
  • Strategies for pre-determining bid amounts for big ticket items, so that you have a rough idea of how much money the items will raise.
  • Starting bid amounts for each item
  • Strategies that you can employ to enhance your special appeals and paddle raisers
  • How you can use crowd dynamics and goal setting to maximize your paddle raiser.


“You cannot go wrong with the lovely Dani Espinosa leading the way to raise funds for your organization. We were in awe of her heart and her talent from the moment we began discussions with the team at Corporate Kickoff. Dani truly worked to learn and understand the mission and work of our non-profit. She was available to consult with us on every aspect from start to finish to ensure the best results on the night of the event. She was hands on in every aspect of planning and making recommendations.

But, what was most amazing was watching Dani at the event. She was truly a part of the event night – mingling and meeting people, connecting with people, and sharing in the evening. As she took the stage to work her magic – she was already connected with the entire crowd. She did a wonderful job of raising funds whilst connecting with the group. She made donations available to every level in the audience – she left no dollar on the table with her strategic fundraising and her heart centered approach to raising funds. The BEST decision I made was hiring Dani Espinosa and the team at Corporate Kickoff as our fundraising partners.”

Brandi J. Waits, Founder & CEO bizzbuzz | Grief Support Network

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