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Fundraising Events made easy

ATX Giving partners with HelloFund

After 2 years of creating secure payment pages for nonprofit organizations, schools, PTA’s, fraternities and sororities in the local Austin area, Founders of ATX Giving created a low cost platform that launched nationally on June 1, 2018. Check out more at https://hellofund.com/austin-welcomes-hellofund/

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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How many volunteers do we need for our event?

Putting on an event can be a lot of work!  I like to think of it as prepping for a Wedding and how many pieces need to be put in place to make it a successful event.  The below information is based on a 400 person event, and, primarily focuses on the auction component along…
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How did ATX Giving get here?

ATX Giving was founded by Phil Sanger in April 2016. Phil has over 8 years experience working with nonprofits and schools to help streamline their fundraising events…specifically ones with an auction component. In Spring 2010, Phil was a member of the Young Men’s Business League and was the Silent Auction chair for their annual event,…
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Make it Personal!

Recently, I’ve been working with several colleagues and they have been asking me, how can we increase ticket sales or donations for your next event or fundraiser?  From my experience, I tend to see the same thing over and over again.  You ask people to promote their event on Facebook, Instagram or any social media outlet,…
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Don’t forget to look at the fees…

I talk with several nonprofits and schools on a daily basis, and, I continue to hear the same thing over and over again.  I tend to ask the same question as I am curious to know what they are paying in fees.  When we start to talk about their current payment provider, I ask the…
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