Special Events

Charity Auctions: Pros and Cons

Abra Annes

I’ve been invited to talk honestly about the pros and cons of charity auctions. As a professional charity auctioneer for six years, how could I resist such an invitation? In my view, when they’re done right, there’s no better way to engage donors in just one night than a fundraising auction.

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Events – A Way to a Grantor’s Heart

When evaluating different types of fundraising strategies that are part of a development plan, special events are often viewed as necessary evils that must be tolerated. These events are seen as intensive activities that require lots of time and money (direct and indirect) even though they don’t raise a lot of funds. But what if…

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