No event is the same. And, there’s no one-size-fits all timeline for events and galas. But, there are what us ‘fundraising extraordinaire’s’ like to call ‘Best Practices’ which guide us through the process of constructing a well-orchestrated event.
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First, ask yourself a few important questions: How many guests are youexpecting at your event? You don.t want to have more silent auctionitems then you have guests able to bid on them! You want to generatecompetition between guests so that …
We often hear from our clients: “Should I assign sections to my silent auction?”
That all depends on the format of your silent auction! You want your guests to see and have the opportunity to bid on any silent auction …
We often get asked.what are the best items to feature in my online auction?
- Tickets to sporting events or theater.
- Popular electronics, i.e. iPod, iPad, Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.
- Gift certificates for a specialty food items, i.e., cookie
- FUN RUN/JOG-A-THON: Send out donation envelopes (pledge per lap or flat donation.) If pledge is per lap, it will require some follow up with writing letters asking for payment. Hand out bracelets to students every lap they make. It’s incentive
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