Auction Items

Dessert Dash - Fundraising Auction Revenue Enhancer

Auction Game Time: Dessert Dash

People love sweet endings—and they love games. What better way to top off your event dinner than with a dessert dash? For the best dessert dash results, display your mouth-watering desserts prominently as your guests arrive and then give them a chance to bid for the one they like best. It’s important to mix-it-up from… Read More »


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What Everyone Should Know About Auction Items [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are many questions when it comes to soliciting and packaging auction items—what should we solicit, how many do we need, are there packages that perform better than others, where do I find quality items… We cover all these questions and more in the “What Everyone Should Know About Auction Items” infographic along with some… Read More »



Webinar: Procure buzzworthy travel packages in 2016

Travel is the number one selling charity auction item in the country, but it can also be the most difficult package to procure.  Most charity fundraisers are not complete without a dazzling live and silent auction to delight donors and maximize revenue. However, those who have worked to procure auction packages know how difficult and… Read More »



Auction Chair

What to Do and Expect as a First Time Auction Chair

So this is your first time as auction chair this year. Congratulations! It’s a big job, but you’ve got resources to help you. First, though, here’s some food for thought. Yes, your auction needs to make money so you can keep your programs going. But once in a while, it’s important to take a step… Read More »




Amazing Auction Packages

15 Amazing Auction Packages

How do you rejuvenate tradition? Every year benefit auctions have live auction events and offer packages, and every year it feels harder and harder to get that package with a wow-effect. Many guests have seen it all, making it more challenging to come up with irresistible new ideas. Get started early when putting your procurement target… Read More »


Masquerade Auction Theme

Top 5 Posts from 2014

It’s been a busy year for us here at Greater Giving. Most importantly, we launched our blog! We continue to transfer information from a resource library into our blog as well as post new articles on the latest trends in the fundraising world. We strive to provide interesting, highly relevant, and easily-digestible content, so please… Read More »