Archive for August, 2011

5 Quick Tips for Making Your Procurement Efforts More Effective

Posted by Amanda Foran on August 16, 2011

A benefit auction is one of the most valuable fundraising tools available, not just because it provides a way to raise a lot of money in a short period of time, but also because it is the ideal vehicle for making personal and lasting connections with your supporters. All too […]

Silent Auction Strategy #3: Don’t Overwhelm Your Guests with Too Many Silent Auction Items

Posted by Amanda Foran on August 1, 2011

As the ice cream truck trundled by my office window for the second time today blaring “The Entertainer” in hopes of attracting the young and young at heart, it struck me that the summer of 2011 is just about half over. Fall auction season is, once again, right around the […]