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October 25, 2021
Nonprofits and foundations raise $4 billion through GiveSmart
Today we announce a new milestone of $4 billion raised by nonprofits and foundations on our fundraising platform. “Today we celebrate the hard work and dedication of tens of thousands of hard-working nonprofit…
At the end of a successful event, it can be hard to get guests off the dance floor and over to the checkout table. Closing out auctions can be a daunting task which is why we’re here –– to help you run your most efficient auction checkout yet.
As a fundraiser, you’re learning how to run a successful silent auction. Just when you think you have it down, trends change, hot new items pop up, donors are seeking something different, technology evolves, and more. So, you adjust. Silent auctions are one of the most popular ways nonprofits engage guests and raise money at fundraising events.
Hosting a successful donation moment is the crux of annual fundraising for many organizations. Don’t let your fund-a-need give you nightmares; follow these key steps to make your donation moment a success for your organization’s mission!
At GiveSmart, we consider every speck of detail that’s crucial to maximize the opportunity to raise the full potential of donor dollars. It is important to not only package your silent auction items properly but also to show them off in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Looking to spice things up at your next event? Games are a great way to raise additional funds, entertain, and keep guests engaged through participation. Raffles and wine pulls are familiar, but we’ve broken down a few more to help jog new ideas.