Category: Silent Auction

Fundraising Events made easy

Alternative ways to raise funds during a pandemic

Many organizations have either canceled or looking for creative alternatives to maximize fundraising efforts. If you are considering cancelling or postponing your event, here are a few creative ideas that can help your fundraiser: Online Auction/Mobile Bidding: If you have to cancel your event, switching your Live or Silent Auction to online can help your organization…
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Auction Donation Email Template

No need to recreate the wheel from year to year. Follow up with companies that have supported your organization from previous years. Tips for Great Emails To Request Donations for your Auction: Keep it Short Highlight ways you will be marketing their company Why should they donate to your organization again? How did their item…
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Email Invitation for your Event

Many organizations ask us for advice on sending emails to Sponsors and Ticket purchasers. Below is a template for an Initial Email we recommend sending out to previous years’ Sponsors and Ticket Purchasers. Tips for Great Emails: Keep it Short Highlight what Sponsor/Ticket Purchaser will receive Show examples of how each Sponsor will be recognized…
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Optimize Check Out for your next Gala or Auction Event

While Check In can be a focus to get people in the door, Check Out is just as important. Here are some key points to enhance Check Out for your next event: Preparation is the Key to a Successful Event. If you have received the majority of your Guest Names and Emails prior to event…
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What do you get when you partner with ATX Giving?

With so many new committee members and staff turnover from year to year, we wanted to create a system that was easy to adopt. With ATX Giving, there is no need to learn a new system for your auction event as we wanted to come up with a simple solution to partner with your organization.…
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2019 Event Fundraising Trends

We took data from 11 organizations we worked with in the Fall 2018 to figure out how much each organization on average raised in Silent Auction, Live Auction and Fund A Need along with percentages of total Gross Amount Raised to find out some of the latest trends from our fundraising events. Based on data…
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Event Timeline and Best Practices

When planning an event, it helps to have an event timeline to help keep you and your team accountable for completing tasks throughout the months leading up to your event.  Below is a great event timeline to think about for your next fundraiser or auction. EVENT TIMELINE 9 to 12 Months Out Secure Venue Secure…
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