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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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BYOB Bring Your Own Buyers!

Kathy’s Hot Tips to Procure High Profit Benefit Auction Items After three decades as a benefit auctioneer and fundraising consultant, the #1 question I’m still asked is: “Kathy, what are THE BEST SELLING live auction items that will raise the … Continue reading

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It’s Auction Night! Now What?

Kathy’s 8 New Strategies to Skyrocket In-room Revenue by Empowering Your Board, Staff and Volunteers You’ve spent months planning your benefit auction gala fundraiser. Don’t just cross your fingers and hope. Adopt my simple yet powerful strategies to get those … Continue reading

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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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