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How To Organise A Small Fundraiser Like A Pro

A small fundraiser doesn't mean a small workload. Whether it's a school fete, local charity auction or community bake sale, every small fundraiser requires lots of planning and organising. But there are plenty of tips and tricks to help make sure your fundraiser is a success. Want to organise a small fundraiser like a pro? Read on...

Did You Know GalaBid Is In New Zealand?

Did you know that GalaBid is active and thriving across the Tasman? Based in Auckland, GalaBid is lucky enough to have events and fundraising expert, Cathy Taylor on board. Cathy is offering the GalaBid platform for fundraising events right across New Zealand. With nearly two decades experience in the events space, Cathy has a varied and comprehensive career history. From organising charity auctions to selling sponsorship and exhibition space, Cathy has helped produce successful events in the UK, Europe, US, Middle East, Asia, South Pacific and Australia...

What Happens To Your Fundraising Money Post Event?

What happens to your fundraising money post event? It's a broad question that could apply generally to how funds are spent. But in this case we mean what happens to your fundraising money immediately after the event. If you're using a digital fundraising platform you'll know it makes things super easy for donors. Whether they're participating in a silent or live auction or simply making a straight donation, digital platforms making giving money fast and easy. And that's great...

Bite-Sized Case Study: Big House Theatre

The Cause: The Big House Theatre is a theatre-based organisation that gives opportunity, confidence and purpose to young people who have been through the UK care system and are finding life difficult. "The Big House is a place where people who may have given up on themselves gain the skills and confidence to turn their lives around."

Raise More With Our Hottest Self-Run Auction Tips

Our silent auction technology makes a self-run auction a breeze. Real-time bidding, SMS notifications and web enabled bids give fundraisers all the tools they need smash their event's fundraising targets. To get the most out the technology, here are a few tips to raise even more funds using GalaBid's digital platform:

Think Raffles Are Outdated Fundraisers? Think Again!

What springs to mind when you think about fundraising raffles? Old-fashioned raffle booklets? Multi-coloured paper tickets (that invariably emerge in post-wash pockets)? Tickets drawn from revolving tombolas? Raffles often have heart-warming connections with our childhood or pleasant memories of bygone fundraisers. But they're not the fundraiser of choice for causes serious about raising money. Or are they? It's true that raffles probably have the reputation for being somewhat antiquated...

10 Ways To Annoy Non Profit Donors

Galabid Auction Prize Update: Ed Sheeran AND The Ashes!

The latest additions to our Australian auction prize selection are knockouts! Whether your guests are ardent music fans or sports fanatics, these packages will get their pulses racing. WARNING: these prize options are LIMITED EDITION only. Get in quick to avoid disappointment...

Ben Woods And The Ride For Our Lives

Regular readers of the Galabid blog will know all about Ben Woods' epic cycle around Australia in support of Ride for Jase. Starting on June 10 from Manly in Sydney, Ben will ride to the furthest points on the compass and then into the dusty heart of the Red Centre. Scheduled to complete the ride in six months, if successful Ben will break the world record for the longest journey by bicycle in a single country. This epic adventure is inspired by Ben's brother Jase. In 2015, over the course of six months...

Uncovering Underbidders At Your Next Fundraiser

Underbidders can play a huge part in boosting revenue at fundraising auctions, but these special participants can go undiscovered at a fundraising event. Although small in number, underbidders are often very generous bidders. They need special attention and careful consideration. And you need to know how to find them!..

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