Webinar: Donor Focused Benefit Auctions with Kathy Kingston
April 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
2020-04-15 11:00:00 2020-04-15 12:00:00 America/Vancouver Webinar: Donor Focused Benefit Auctions with Kathy Kingston
Donor Focused Benefit Auctions Expand your ability to raise more funds and solve THE #1 nonprofit challenge – donor retention. Donors are the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization, and sustainable revenue depends upon their high engagement and willingness to give and to stay engaged in your great cause. Discover how to put your donors first and communicate the impact of their giving. Here’s the exciting part. Strategically designed and conducted, fundraising auctions, galas, and benefits offer a golden opportunity to…
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Donor Focused Benefit Auctions
Expand your ability to raise more funds and solve THE #1 nonprofit challenge – donor retention. Donors are the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization, and sustainable revenue depends upon their high engagement and willingness to give and to stay engaged in your great cause. Discover how to put your donors first and communicate the impact of their giving.
Here’s the exciting part. Strategically designed and conducted, fundraising auctions, galas, and benefits offer a golden opportunity to transform bidders into loyal donors long your guests depart your fundraiser. In this content-rich webinar, you’ll learn and apply Kathy’s advanced, cutting-edge methods to execute fundraising events in a way that translates more funds and a stronger donor base for long-term giving. You’ll discover how to communicate your mission and impact to your guests to generate optimum revenue and engage more donors year-round. Attend this webinar and learn how you can create a new culture of philanthropy.
In this webinar, Kathy will cover:
- Learn and use Kathy’s 5 Pillars of Donor Engagement
- Communicate your mission and impact on and off the stage
- Unleash two key audience development tips to attract and keep new donors
- Discover why free is so expensive
- Avoid four mistakes that can sabotage donor relations
- Learn five vital post-event donor cultivation tips to increase retention
Live Webinar – Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm Eastern / 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific
*Can’t attend live? Register anyway and receive the recording after the webinar!
Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS, Kingston Auction Company
An award-winning thought leader in fundraising auctions, professional auctioneer and consultant, Kathy Kingston has raised millions of dollars for nonprofit organizations across the country for over 30 years. She founded Kingston Auction Company in 1986. Specializing in benefit auctions, she consistently empowers nonprofit and educational organizations to exceed their fundraising goals and offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement and donor engagement.
She is the author of the Amazon best selling book A Higher Bid: How to Transform Special Event Fundraising with Strategic Benefit Auctions published by Wiley and AFP Association of Fundraising Professionals. Ms. Kingston is the creator of the Philanthropy Model of Fundraising Auctions. Kathy writes, speaks and consults extensively on how to achieve breakthrough fundraising auction and donor development success.
Kathy Kingston was bestowed the Chuck Cumberlin Memorial Sportsmanship Award at the 2012 International Auctioneer Championship by her peers. She was the recipient of the prestigious “Rose Award” from the National Auctioneers Association in 2006. Ms. Kingston holds the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, only three percent of auctioneers worldwide have achieved this status. Kathy was a member of the Charter Class of the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) professional designation program. Kathy has taught the BAS and CAI Benefit Auction classes. She graduated from Missouri Auction School in 1986. Ms. Kingston has competed in the International Auctioneer Championship where she was a finalist in 2013 and 2003. She was awarded the Helen Copeland Leadership Award from the United States Association for Blind Athletes and served on their national board of directors.
In 2013, Ms. Kingston was inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant™ Hall of Fame by Alan Weiss, Ph.D., who conducts a global mentoring program for consultants. As a consultant, fundraising auction strategist and performance coach, she conducts innovative benefit auction seminars, teleseminars and custom workshops throughout the country for both nonprofit organizations and professional auctioneers. Kathy holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Louis University where she was named “Woman of the Year” in 1986. Her unique professional background also includes an award-winning career in higher education and public service administration, university
coaching, the entertainment industry, and non-profit fundraising.
Kingston Auction Company is the premier resource for record-breaking fundraising auctioneers, education & strategies. Whether providing consulting, training and coaching for not-for-profit and education executives and their boards or providing award-winning professional fundraising auctioneers, Kingston offers a proven innovative approach to maximize fundraising, to engage donors and to inspire a new culture of philanthropy