Dessert Dash

Auction Game Time: Dessert Dash

People love sweet endings. And they love games. It’s important to mix-it-up when guests/donors expect the same games and activities at every benefit auction and gala. So be sure to surprise everyone and wow them with something new, fun, and exciting. What better way to top off your live auction than with a dash for… Read More »

Benefit Auction Basics

Benefit Auction Planning Basics

Planning a Benefit Auction: The Basics As budgets shrink for schools, churches, and other non-profit organizations, more and more are adopting an annual benefit auction to fill the gap. An auction utilizes community connections and resources to generate revenue—and they’re a fun, community-building event, guaranteed to stir up enthusiasm and excitement for your cause. Are… Read More »

Schools Summer Engagement

5 Ways Schools Can Keep Summer Engagement High

5 Ways Schools Can Stay Engaged Over the Summer Alumni and parents that give generously to schools don’t simply appear overnight. A positive, giving relationship with parents and alumni is an ongoing one, that begins before a student even enters your school, and it’s never-ending. Building that relationship starts with ongoing engagement, and one of… Read More »

nonprofit software buyerview

Nonprofit Software Report: Nonprofits Turn to Software in 2015

We sat down with Janna Finch, a nonprofit market researcher and contributor to this year’s Nonprofit Software Report, published by Software Advice. Each year, Software Advice talks with thousands of nonprofit managers looking for the right software for their organizations, providing unmatched insight into the needs of software buyers. They recently analyzed a random selection of 200… Read More »