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Success with Silent Auctions: Better Fundraising for Your Nonprofit


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Silent auctions are a great way to raise donations, but it's no simple task to acquire the best items, gather the right guests, and surpass your fundraising goals. How can you gain the tools and strategies need to plan and facilitate a successful silent auction for your nonprofit? Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • Keys for developing a silent auction strategy for your nonprofit
  • How to acquire and present gifts that your donors want to win
  • Strategies for promoting your event & increasing success rates
  • What you need to know to get the highest bid for your auction items

Program Highlights

  • Develop a Silent Auction Strategy: What Nonprofits Need to Know

    • Keys for designing and planning your next silent auction event
    • Setting up an auction committee: Get your staff involved
    • How to set expectations and increase the chances of meeting goals
  • Get More Items Donated: Secure Gifts Your Donors Want

    • Keys for selecting appealing gifts that entice your donors
    • How to effectively utilize volunteers to acquire the best gifts
    • Making the ask checklist: What you should and should not say
  • Silent Auction Success: Create Interest & Make an Impression

    • How to promote your event and boost attendance
    • Keys for setting up, staffing and running your auction
    • How to get the highest bid for your auction items
  • Interactive Q&A - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Joe Garecht is the founder of The Fundraising Authority, and a nationally known speaker, consultant and author. He has worked with organizations large and small, helping them design profitable fundraising plans, implement new fundraising strategies, and super-charge their development efforts.

  • Joe has developed his unique silent auction strategies during a decade of fundraising, and is the author of The Silent Auction Handbook, the #1 guidebook on non-profit silent auctions. He personally managed dozens of silent auctions, with revenues ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
  • Joe has served as the Executive Director of BLOCS, before that he was the Director of Development for The Philadelphia Children's Alliance and he has been a consultant to fundraising organizations internationally.
  • Joe has launched three multi-million dollar nonprofit fundraising operations from scratch and his specialty is helping organizations plan and implement campaigns to massively increase their fundraising revenue in a sustainable way.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how you can develop a silent auction strategy, secure better gifts and raise more money for your nonprofit organization.