Auction Trends in the Digital Age

The Top 5 Auction Trends in the Digital Age

While many fundraising techniques have stood the test of time, today’s digital technologies are opening up a whole new set of opportunities for non-profits. By embracing these new tools, you’ll be able to engage your supporters in new ways and increase your revenue. Our new guide, “The Top 5 Auction Trends in the Digital Age”,… Read More »

Guest Post: The Do’s and Dont’s of Silent Auctions

So you’re having a fundraising event and want to incorporate a successful silent auction but you don’t know where to begin. This blog will cover silent auctions 101 with a list of do’s and don’ts.  More often than not, your number one money-maker at a fundraising auction event will not be the silent auction; however… Read More »

Guest Post: 4 Quick Tips for Attracting Younger Donors

Donors are motivated in different ways. This is an important fact to keep in mind when trying to acquire new, younger donors. While certain tactics may have proven effective for your current donor base, the same strategies aren’t always successful for Nonprofits who want to reach Millennials in their 20s and 30s. Younger generations are just as willing to contribute to a… Read More »

Guest Post: Make Money Out of Thin Air – Ultimate Fundraising Auction Items

Would you believe I starred in the Nutcracker Ballet as the Snow Queen?  Courtesy of a fabulous benefit auction item!   It’s true. For this prestigious walk-on role, my 15 seconds of fame included a dramatic entrance in a faux-ermine floor-length cape and tiara. As I waved adieu, sugar plum fairies and mouse soldiers bowed… Read More »

Nonprofit Auction: Dress for Success Oregon 2014

Nonprofit Auction: Dress for Success Oregon

Nonprofit Auction: Dress for Success Oregon 2014 The Dress for Success nonprofit auction was a glamorous success and the organization threw an evening full of beautified fun. They raised funds to provide  the support needed to help women in poverty move towards self-sufficiency. Before the event started, they invited guests to schedule appointments for Bobbi Brown make-up stations. A flood… Read More »

Greater Giving Bid Assistants Campaign

Brand Bid Assistants for Mobile Bidding Events

Mobile bidding is still new on the non-profit fundraising scene—and the same cutting edge technology that makes mobile bidding fun and exciting can sometimes intimidate bidders who’ve never used it before. How do we make something new and different like online bidding as comfortable as possible for everyone involved? One idea is to clearly designate… Read More »

Nonprofit Story: Bailey House

Nonprofit Auction: Bailey House New York

Nonprofit Auction: Bailey House Gala & Auction 2014  The Bailey House nonprofit auction was a huge success and the organization threw a fabulously epic evening. They raised funds to provide housing and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and to advocate on their behalf. Their best practice was the venue connectivity; they negotiated early and ensured seamless connectivity throughout… Read More »

Introducing the Greater Giving Blog

Introducing the Greater Giving Blog

Our Resource Library Brought to Life As we launched our Mobile Bidding solution earlier this year, we were reminded how important it is to stay on the cutting edge of technology and interconnectedness. Our current Resource Library is overflowing with tips to raise more funds, ideas for running successful non-profit events, and mountains of our… Read More »