Author Archives: Kathy Kingston

Midwinter

“Midwinter” Watercolor © 2017 Kathy Kingston May the beauty of the season remind us of our many blessings. Warm holiday wishes, Kathy  

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Owl Always Be Grateful

Owl Always Be Grateful © 2017. Watercolor by Kathy Kingston Gracias, Ahó, Bayarlalaa, Siyabonga, Obrigado, Thank You, Xièxie, Danke, Mauruuru roa, Quyanaq, Diakuju, Todah, Takk, Merci! In every language, thank you for all of your dedication and passion for nonprofits, … Continue reading

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Riveting Remarks Raise More Money

“It’s not what you are bidding on, it’s what you are bidding for.” ~Kathy Kingston Ever wonder how to start your live auction so you can raise more money? Design a special moment right before your Live Auction. In this … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Super Connectors?

The secret to attracting new donors to your fundraiser auction One of the top questions I’m often asked is, “How can I attract the new donors to my fundraiser auction who will give generously?” The answer: be highly strategic to … Continue reading

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Fishin’ for High Profit Auction Items – Match the Hatch!

STRATEGIC AUCTION ITEM SOLICITATION IS LIKE FISHING. Sound strange? Consider this: There’s a huge difference between fly fishing and plain ol’ fishing. Think Alaska. Think Deadliest Catch. Fishermen toss big steel crates (pots) out in the ocean. Not only do … Continue reading

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