I have heard event planners say they can’t understand why some organizations’ events do so well but “identical” fundraising events held by their organization in the same city do poorly. They say that they do everything they can think of to imitate the successful organizations’ events. They imitate what appears on the surface as a successful […]
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I received a request from a journalist for my top six hints for a successful charity fundraising auction. I told her my recommendations would vary a bit based on the size of fundraising auction and whether the host was managing with volunteers or had hired the services of professional event managers to run part or […]auction event, charity fundraising, nonprofit, rudy rosen
A well-run auction fundraising event offers something for everyone, with a goal for everyone to have fun. Something is always going on to see or do. The event’s main attraction is the live auction. An effective auction unfolds like a staged play, with a cast of characters and an audience. Auctioneers, spotters, runners, and models […]auction event, charity fundraising, fundraising, Fundraising Event, rudy rosen
Many people love to attend fundraising events because events are so much fun. Many of these same people are also members and officers of nonprofit organizations. It’s no surprise when those event lovers say they want their organization to host an event, too. And why not? Everyone knows fundraising events are fun and “all the […]auction event, fundraising, nonprofit, rudy rosen
My wife and I attended a statewide event planned by a team of staff and volunteers. It was a fundraiser serving the added purpose of recognizing the efforts of volunteers from throughout the state who had hosted fundraising events in their own communities during the preceding year. At our table was a couple, longtime volunteers […]auction event, fundraising, rudy rosen