When it comes to benefit auction ideas, sometimes the simplest tips are worth thousands of dollars. This is one. Experience has taught me to never, ever say or reference this when you're on stage at the auction. Watch the video below. What else should -- or shouldn't -- be said when you're on stage? Well, if you're running a Fund a Need at your gala, there is an art and a science to it. It's a process unto itself, often replete with videos, speakers, someone "asking" for the
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
The economy has left a number of shopping malls with empty storefronts. In an effort to fill the space, some are offering discounts to nonprofits. Could these open spaces make for workable benefit auction venues? Watch the video below.
A client called and wanted an opinion. "Should we move our date from fall to spring?" Personally, I think autumn charity auctions have a few advantages over spring dates. Watch the video below.
Do you dream of having that perfect celebrity spokesperson attend your gala, support your cause, and articulate your mission to the masses? Here are some pointers on where to start when it comes to celebrity charity. Watch the video below.