Who else loves getting jam-packed gift bags? (This French school’s gift bag was oh-la-la.)

Rarely am I handed a gift bag at a charity auction with so much inside. Watch the video to learn which companies provided lotions, food, etc.

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The new tax bill’s aftermath doesn’t need to be the end of your nonprofit

There are dire warnings in the United States press about the huge drop in charitable giving coming in 2018. Even groups who should know better, like AFP – the Association of Fundraising Professionals, is saying the sky is falling. (Full disclosure: I am on the board of my local AFP chapter. That doesn’t mean I

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Pet peeve of fundraising auctions: Pointing

When someone points at you, it’s usually for negative reasons — a reprimand or an accusation. That’s why pointing isn’t welcome in my fundraising auctions.
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Breaking the rules: This Martha’s Vineyard auction succeeds by doing things differently.

Here’s a benefit auction that breaks the rules. Their successful formula is an afternoon event with a low $25 ticket, a casual dress code and no food.

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