When to use “Submit your best bid” for item donations that can’t be sold at the fundraising auction

This happens to all fundraising auction committees at some point. An item donation arrives *after the gala, or arrives *before it, but has a date restriction preventing it from being sold at the event. In this post, learn one approach for selling it — submit your best bid.

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How to Double Online Fundraising for Your Nonprofit

This week I’m delighted to share this informative guest post by Joe Garecht, president of Garecht Fundraising Associates and editor of The Non-Profit Fundraising Digest.

Many nonprofit organizations feel “burned” by online fundraising. Consultants, authors, and software vendors have been talking about the fundraising power of the Internet for the past 20 years, but far too many organizations have been disappointed by the results.

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12 Must-Read Fundraising Blogs for New, Young, and Small Nonprofits

There’s an old saying that the more you learn, the more you earn.   It’s true in business and in nonprofit, too.   Those who continually learn or “sharpen the saw” make better decisions, come up with better ideas, and execute their plans better than those who don’t.   The only problem is that there’s30

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One of the best auction donations from authors – writing your name in a book

I’ve sold several donations from authors who offer the opportunity to have the winning bidder’s name written into their next book. Here’s a real-life example of how that fundraising auction donation appears in Nelson DeMille’s 2017 release, “The Cuban Affair.”

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7 Questions to Get Small Nonprofits Ready to Get Grants

Imagine having all the money you need to run your nonprofit.   Bills are getting paid. Your operations are buzzing. Everyone’s smiling.   You’re making the difference you set out to make!   Feels great, doesn’t it?   Do you know one of the keys to achieving this state of bliss is in your nonprofit’s30

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Mission Moment Monday: Inspirational Nonprofit Stories

Welcome to Mission Moment Monday!

Coaching and training others to be sharing inspirational nonprofit stories is my passion and, I feel, my calling. This year I’ll be regularly sharing videos that capture a “live” storytelling coaching experience. You’ll get to see the coaching I shared with staff and board members who use my Complete Storytelling System.

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3 critical fundraising goals every small nonprofit should focus on in 2018

It’s a new year and time for some new goals for your small nonprofit.   Without goals, it’s tough to raise the money you need to fund your programs.   When there’s no targeted result, it’s tough to know when you’ve crossed the finish line.   But, what if you’re not sure what your fundraising30

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