Author Archives: Kathy Kingston

Warmest Thanksgiving Wishes

May the beauty of the season remind us of our many blessings. Warm Thanksgiving wishes to you and your loved ones.        A view of my lovely backyard woods. Photo by Kathy Kingston     

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Solve 3 SCARY HIDDEN Auction Fundraising Challenges

Are you afraid that you are losing money at your benefit auction and don’t even know it? Here’s how to inspire and keep the attention of your bidders and donors at your fundraising auctions so you can keep bid cards … Continue reading

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The Power of A Thank YOU!

Did you know that A PROMPT MEANINGFUL THANK YOU inspires donors for increased and continued contributions to your great cause? At our recent National Auctioneers Association Benefit Auctioneer Summit, Penelope Burk, international donor research and philanthropy expert shared her compelling … Continue reading

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Profitable Summer Homework for Fundraising Auction Committees

Create a Post Fundraising Auction Gala Donor Engagement Plan Just as your development staff, volunteers and gala committee members have planned and executed countless plans and details before your fundraising gala, designing and enacting a detailed follow up donor engagement … Continue reading

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Happy 4th!

Happy Independence Day! All best wishes as you enjoy the festivities of the Fourth with your family, friends and loved ones. Kathy          

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