Author Archives: Kathy Kingston

High Profit Party Boards

A fresh lucrative approach to engage more donors Party Boards, sometimes called Signup Boards or Experience Boards are fun and lucrative. Here’s a fresh way to maximize fundraising with a unique, fun experience for multiple people with a fixed date … Continue reading

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5 Deadly Sins of Benefit Auctions

How to avoid commonly overlooked and easy to fix mistakes at benefit auctions, fundraisers and galas. By: Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS Mistake #1: Leave Money in the Room THE most expensive mistake you can make is using a volunteer amateur auctioneer. … Continue reading

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Warm Thanksgiving Wishes

On full display a wild tom turkey struts through Kathy’s backyard Photo Credit: Kathy Kingston Warm Thanksgiving wishes to you and your loved ones. Kathy Kingston

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Fast, fun, profitable – THE GOLDEN PADDLE Raffle

A top question I’m asked is, “How can we raise more money?” This is often followed by, “What about adding some revenue games at our fundraising auction?” Extra revenue generators can become a profitable and cherished part of your fundraising … Continue reading

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Make Your Auctioneer Your Coach

How will you catapult your fundraising auction to the next level? Learn from the pros. Hire a coach. Hire a Benefit Auctioneer Consultant. Pre-auction consulting may make the difference between having a nominally successful event and triumphantly setting a new … Continue reading

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