Posts Tagged ‘donations’

Fundraisers: Silent and Live Auctions – The Painful Truths of Consignment

12.03.2013 · Posted in Fund Raising

TweetWe are often asked by non-profit event organizers to compare our program to “consignment” programs that they may have used (and typically have had bad experiences with). We did a little research, and we quickly discovered why so many non-profits shy away from consignment. The good news is that we found that it is very easy ...

Non-Profits and the Fiscal Cliff

02.14.2013 · Posted in Fund Raising

TweetWe were all waiting on the edge of our seats at the close of 2012. Finally, during the last hour, Congress was able to pass theAmerican Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8), avoiding the “Fiscal Cliff” for the time being. Since its passage on New Year’s Eve, non-profits and their donors have been trying ...

New! Sell Off-Season Weeks At Silent Auctions

11.27.2012 · Posted in Charity Events

Tweet 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 ...

The Power Of Giving Trends

11.01.2012 · Posted in Fund Raising

TweetAs the year comes to an end many non-profit organizations will begin putting together their 2013 budget and fundraising plan. To make the most of our budget and build an outstanding marketing plan consider looking at the giving trends rather than just the numbers. As board members and leaders of a non-profit organization our first ...

Fundraising: How Much Is Too Much?

10.03.2012 · Posted in Fund Raising

TweetHave you ever asked yourself if your organization can fundraise too much? To answer that question, yes! Many organizations may find that they are better known for their fundraising than for their mission. This can create challenges with both donors and volunteers. If potential volunteers perceive your organization as being all about fundraising and they ...