Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

Fundraising Dinosaurs

11.29.2016 · Posted in Charity Events

TweetYou’ve gotten on board with social media, switched your newsletter to an e-newsletter format and maybe even upgraded to a web-based donor database, so why are you still using paper bidding sheets for your silent auction? With the greatest percentage of your donors and event attendees using a mobile device, using a mobile silent auction ...

Top Auction Items and Where to Find Them

03.03.2016 · Posted in Charities/Not-For-Profits, Fund Raising

TweetThe date is set, the location is secured and your donors are ready to open their wallets. It’s up to you to maximize donations by offering the best of the best auction items, but where do you begin? The first place to start is with your supporters. Put the word out in your newsletter, social ...

Professional Event Planners or Volunteers?

02.04.2016 · Posted in Charity Events

TweetEvery nonprofit faces the question when looking at their fundraising events for the year. Do we put our fundraising event budget in the hands of volunteers or do we hire or contract with a professional event planner? Hiring a professional may seem like a no brainer for some organizations, while others are struggling to pay ...

Getting Started with TravelPledge

TweetAs you begin planning your fundraising auction, be sure to include TravelPledge in your “to do” list. Travel Pledge can ease the burden of finding high quality auction items and great destinations. The unique system is designed to be a partner to nonprofit organizations of any size. TravelPledge will help to maximize your auction donations, ...

Secrets to Securing Auction Donations

10.09.2014 · Posted in Charity Events

TweetEvery organization wants many and diverse items for their fundraising auction. The challenge is how to ask for, and receive, those items. Business owners can become weary of being asked for donations, which makes it imperative that your organization stands out from the crowd. A great starting point for securing the items you need for ...