Fundraising Accountability: Where the Eyes Lay

  Accountability is critical in the world of nonprofits. We know this. However, when it comes to fundraising performance, nonprofits frequently ask who is responsible for the overall success or failure in fundraising.Where does the fundraising accountability truly lie? Is it with the Development Director? The board? Other volunteer leaders? The Executive Director?   In […]

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The Most Profitable Auction, Part 2

  Congratulations! Planning for your auction fundraiser has begun, and you are now on your way to auction success. Before you put your plan into action, to create a profitable auction, you must first determine which items to feature and how to get the highest bid return in your auction. Think Outside the Box – […]

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The Most Profitable Auction, Part 1

  Your nonprofit decided to incorporate an auction at your next fundraising event…and why not? Auctions are a lot of fun, they engage your guests and a profitable auction can bring in a substantial amount of cash for your organization. Whether your organization is seasoned in fundraising auctions or just beginning with the auction-style platform, […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Kicking Off an Annual Fundraiser

Galas, Dinners, and Fundraisers, oh, my! Annual fundraising events can be a great asset to organizations. They can help nonprofits raise awareness in the community while engaging people in their cause. Well-executed annual events can even build credibility to an organization’s overall image and brand. But, let’s face it, events are not a one-size-fits-all road […]

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