Golf tournaments have no shortage of fun add-ons. Chipping contests, best dressed team photos, and other activities are designed to involve players and/or raise money. If your tournament has an auction, you can incorporate more games, raffles, and activities. Collectively I call these add-ons “bells and whistles." There are many reasons to use them. One reason is to attract publicity. And here's how to get publicity for a charity event. Many groups are good at securing post tournament
This company has a clever business model, fun website, and GREAT deals. As I reviewed the site, I saw many prize ideas for a raffle and included suggestions in the video. If you need to buy a raffle prize because your procurement efforts haven't yielded the perfect prize, this could be a useful website. Watch the video below.================ For more advanced raffle help, here's your resource. In this 90-minute training, you'll learn how and why some raffles are top-performing. You'll
Volunteers are eager to work when they have a good time. New auction games and raffles in your event is one way to add fun to the gala. But dang it -- in the video below, I allude to a Volkswagen project called The Fun Theory Project. I don't describe it well. So BEFORE you watch my video, it's worth it to watch one or two of these videos. You'll love 'em! The Fun Theory Project - Stairs over escalator The Fun Theory Project - Motivating construction workers The Fun Theory Project -
A cash appeal (also called a fund a need, mission moment, and other names) can be an easy way to raise dollars at most fundraising auctions. But there is a process to follow. To get started, use these seven fund a need ideas to ensure you cover the basics of this lucrative gala element. Watch the video below. And now that you've got "the basics" down, what about the rest? Like examples of great videos that have been used as introductions prior to the Fund a Need ... sample
In this video, I talk about an auction concept I call “Groundhog Day Blasé.” It stems from that Bill Murray movie in which his character relives the same day — Groundhog Day — again and again. Is your event just a repeat of last year? Here are the worst offenders of stale galas and some benefit auction ideas on how to liven things up! Watch the video below.