Archive for the ‘Charity Events’ Category

Auction Item Fatigue

05/13/2013 · Posted in Charity Events, Fund Raising

Live and Silent auctions have become common place at many fundraising events. Some organizations even host very successful stand-alone auction fundraisers. Just because the idea of an auction has become common place does not mean that your auction needs to be the same old thing. In order to keep donors engaged and excited, there are ...

National Volunteer Week: April 21-27, 2013

04/22/2013 · Posted in Charity Events

This month we celebrate National Volunteer Week from April 21 – 27. It’s a busy time when most nonprofits spend at least a day of that week recognizing and thanking volunteers. However, are they thanking the board? Board members are no different from volunteers. They donate their time out of love for the mission. They offer their ...

Property Owners: Easily Donate To Silent Auctions And Costs Will Be Covered

12/17/2012 · Posted in Charity Events

We’ve asked hundreds of property managers and property owners to tell us about their silent auction experiences, and we’ve noted their priorities, identified problems, and developed specific solutions to support managers and owners and help them achieve their goals. a) Priorities- Generally speaking, the #1 priority for most vacation rental owners is to rent their ...

New! Sell Off-Season Weeks At Silent Auctions

11/27/2012 · Posted in Charity Events

We’re about to roll out a new feature that has tremendous potential. Vacations are consistently the most popular items at silent auctions.  Now properties featured on Geronimo will be promoted at silent auctions! WHAT TO DO:  You don’t need to do anything, because by default, we’ve set a minimum bid of 80% of your posted Geronimo rate, but you can ...

How To Host A Successful PTO Fundraising Auction

09/04/2012 · Posted in Charity Events, Fund Raising, PTO

Are you organizing a fundraising auction for your PTO and feel a bit overwhelmed? You’re not alone. So we’ve put together this post to help organize a great fundraiser and get parents involved. Although fundraising auctions require a great deal of time they can reap the greatest benefit for your PTO. The financial gain is ...