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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 »




Guest Post: Understanding the Bidder Brain (Part 1)

Understanding the Bidder’s Brain (Part 1) All too often bidders end up overbidding as a result of one unavoidably irrational part of the bidding process – themselves. The allure and tension of an auction are familiar to most of us – let’s face it, we all like the idea of picking up a bargain. Silent auctions allow us… 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 »


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 »