Auction Procurement-Maximizing ROI on Time and Effort with DonationMatch

Renee Zau knows how time-consuming auction planning can be. After serving on 50+ committees, she founded DonationMatch–an online platform that helps nonprofits secure in-kind gifts. Hear from the expert herself as she shares tips and tricks on setting up an auction for success from the very beginning. This webinar is a deep-dive into the first stage of the process–auction item procurement. After all, there’s no better way to generate excitement around your event than having awesome prizes up for grabs!

In this webinar, Renee covers:

  • Prioritizing your donor outreach to save time and effort
  • Engaging your board and committee to maximize results
  • Reaching out to non-retail companies for auction sponsorships
  • Creating unique packages and auction prizes
  • And more!
    Whether your event is one month or six months away, learn how to make the most of your remaining time and surpass your fundraising goals.

Your Presenter:

Renee Zau, Founder and CEO, DonationMatch

Renee started serving on fundraising committees nearly 20 years ago. All too familiar with the arduous process of securing auction donations, as well as the challenges on the giving side as a multiple-location business owner and mentor, she decided to launch DonationMatch, a self-service platform that streamlines how donor companies and nonprofit organizations connect. The first of its kind, DonationMatch has facilitated in-kind contributions worth more than $40 million to date. Each year, over 10,000 fundraising events rely on DonationMatch for easy, efficient donation procurement.

A native Californian, Renee resides in San Diego and is actively involved with several local organizations including San Diego Social Venture Partners, Startup San Diego, and the Parent Connection. In addition to running DonationMatch, Renee co-hosts the podcast Events with Benefits, serves as Outreach Director for San Diego AMA’s Cause Conference, and is the resident cause marketing guru at Hera Hub Sorrento Valley.