Category Archives: non profit

Make Your Show Flow at Your Benefit Auction

There’s a hidden contest happening inside your fundraiser event. The contestants are time, money, and the attention spans of your guests. We want money to win every time—but you must be strategic! Make Every Minute a Revenue Minute When you … Continue reading

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From the Top: Top 5 areas you must cover to start your auction event

Learn the top 5 areas you must cover to start your fundraising auction event to raise more money. Cure auction attendee boredom and inattentiveness now.  Kathy Kingston teaches how to write compelling opening remarks and fire up your charity auction … Continue reading

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6 Secrets for Spectacular Anniversary Fundraising Auctions

1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 83 — Do I hear 100 years? Absolutely! “Kathy, Get ready for year 10!!! This is a big one and a big deal. We made it this far! What ideas do you have to make this … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over – Now What? Your 3 Top Tips for 2017

During my three decades as a professional fundraising auctioneer and consultant, the biggest blunder that I’ve seen nonprofits and schools make is to treat their fundraiser auction as if it were a one-night, once-a-year event. That limited thinking epitomizes a … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem for Generous New Guests

How do you attract the right guests to your fundraiser and auction? Many of your key supporters are already attending your event, and they’re just waiting to be asked for their help. They are eager to give and happy to … Continue reading

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