20+ Engaging Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits
Virtual fundraising is becoming a part of the “new normal” for nonprofits. Check out these top virtual fundraising ideas for your organization to try today!
5 Ways Mobile Bidding Can Help You Raise More Revenue - Clairification
When planning a charity auction, there are several moving parts to keep track of: your venue, item procurement, guest registration, guest management, and . Whether you’re running a silent auction or a live event, these moving parts are important and need to be carefully monitored. So, how can you best oversee…
Nonprofit Event Fundraising Part 2: They’ll Never Forget How You Made Them Feel - Clairification
In Part 1 we loed at establishing event goals and objectives; then determining if an event was the most efficient and effective way to achieve desired outcomes. We recognized most events are less about actual monetary return on investment (ROI) than they are about return on engagement (ROE). In other words,…
Nonprofit Event Fundraising Part 1: What’s the Point? - Clairification
Do you think of your nonprofit event as a “fund raiser” or a “donor cultivation experience?” The simple, obvious answer, of course, is that a good event is both. In practice, however, successful event fundraising – galas and sport events and auctions that are worth the effort — is not this…
Silent Auctions: A How-to Guide to Receiving More Bids
Silent auctions are complex fundraising events whereby nonprofits raise money by selling items to bidders. Click here to learn how to plan your own!
Top 10 Silent Auction Items
There are certain items that always sell well at any charity auction, so check out this list of auction tips for the best silent auction items that sell well. This particular list of silent auction items ideas are ones will attract lots of bids and always command high prices.
Check out Proceedures — Charity Auctioneer Jim Miller
Jim Miller is focused on Charity Auction fundraising for non-profit 501(c) organizations nationwide. He works exclusively planning & execution of Benefit Auctions. Clients range from Private, Independent & Public schools, faith-based groups, animal welfare, arts & culture, healthcare, Universities and foundations.
Fundraising Silent Auctions: It's the Items, Stupid - Clairification
In a recent post I talked about the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Easy of silent auctions. Today I want to talk about the big kahuna: The Items If you’ve got the right items, the auction is a winner for all concerned: the bidders, the donors, the item solicitors…
Fundraising Silent Auctions: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, the Easy - Clairification
Got a silent auction coming up? After our recent article (Charity Auctions: Providing a Better Donor Experience), I got a number of questions from folks who’d had negative experiences. These weren’t just poor donor experiences. They were also real drags on staff. And I feel your pain. Sadly, I’ve been there.…
Charity Auctions: Providing a Better Donor Experience - Clairification
Charity auctions are an oft-held fundraising event, but even the most seasoned nonprofits often don’t host them well. Since auctions are multifaceted events that are relatively complicated to organize, many organizations focus too much on getting the logistics in order and not enough on how they can provide an amazing experience…