The 9 best virtual gala themes of 2020

Last week wrapped up the final two virtual galas I worked in 2020, finishing up a total of 33 virtual events for the year.  Many more virtual galas are already on the calendar for spring 2021. One question from new clients has been about themes.  &#822…

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Using the auction bid paddle as a sponsorship opportunity

Some nonprofits will print a guest’s bid number on both sides of an auction bid paddle.  The benefit of this approach is that regardless of which side of the paddle is shown to the auctioneer, the bid number is viewed. Another idea is to sell the space on the back of the bid paddle. TheRead On >

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Carnival auction themes from school fundraisers

An elementary school client asked for some game and design ideas.  She and her committee are considering a carnival-esque auction theme for their annual fundraiser next year. Imagine red and white stripes. Family entertainment. Festive games. Finger food. “Something to do for everyone,” she concluded. Here are video clips I compiled over the last threeRead On >

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[VIDEO] It was a 3-ring circus! This revamped school auction thought of everything

This school auction used the concept of an elegant circus for its annual fundraiser. This video shows how it came together and shares some early concerns.
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