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Helpful hints to ensure your fundraising event is hassle-free

A charity fundraising event is an essential component of any nonprofits efforts to raising money. But behind the scenes it can sometimes be a daunting and stressful experience for even the most skilled fundraiser. So here, we've provided some handy hints to ensure that on the night your fundraising event runs smoothly...

Helpful hints to ensure your fundraising event is hassle-free

Best practice for your onsite charity auction display

When organising a fundraising event, it is crucial to plan out the best way to present your live and silent auction items to your guests. Follow these helpful hints to encourage competitive bidding from your audience members...

Best practice for your onsite charity auction display

The Best of 2015 Helpful Hints on How to Make the Most Out of Your Fundraising Event!

Wow - 2015 was quite the year here at GalaBid! With the number of fundraising events that we work with doubling, it was no surprise that we got to witness some great fundraising incentives and meet some really interesting people. Some of the events organisers we worked with this year were just amazing at what they do - and not all of them have 20 years experience in the job. From mums giving up their spare time to help with their kids school fundraisers, to members of the community banding together to put on a fundraising night for someone that needed their support...

The Best of 2015 Helpful Hints on How to Make the Most Out of Your Fundraising Event!

Get Results with Creative and Unique Fundraising Ideas

With an average of 10 new charities being registered every day in Australia*, it is more important than ever to step away from the standard 'run of mill' Gala night and do something a little different. By thinking outside the box, The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation and Burger King were able to create unique and memorable fundraising events for their guests whilst still receiving outstanding financial results...

Get Results with Creative and Unique Fundraising Ideas

Online Only Campaigns, No Event Needed!

Trying to raise money for charity but don't want to hold a live auction event? Running an online auction with GalaBid's silent auction software may be just the way to go. With GalaBid, your audience can bid on items, make donations or even purchase electronic raffle tickets from any smartphone, computer or tablet with no fuss...

Online Only Campaigns, No Event Needed!

Galabid Tips

Start your bidding before the event Help increase your fundraising revenue and the interest in your auction by opening the auction prior to your live event. In 2013 our clients secured an average of 39% of their final fundraising revenue before their live event by using this feature so it really does make a huge difference to engagement and the final result!

Galabid Tips

8 Tips for Running a Charity Auction

Foolproof charity auction software is a huge part of successful fundraising these days, but there are many other things that you need to put in place so your charity auction event goes with a bang. 1. GO WITH A PRO Never forget that people are at your charity auction to have fun. The easiest way to make sure people have a good time and donate lots of money is to use a charismatic auctioneer who doubles as an MC. It may cost a bit more, but they are the experts at controlling the crowd, getting everyone's attention, talking up the important items, and generally laying on the entertainment. It's even worth getting them involved in the very early planning stages of your charity auction fundraising.

8 Tips for Running a Charity Auction

Why and How to Use Online Auction Software for Your Fundraising

Rip up the paper bid sheets; the future of fundraising auctions is here! But does the thought of auction apps and wrangling with online silent auction software bring you out in a cold sweat? The truth is you can give a very slick and professional look to your online auction even if you're not the least bit tech savvy. Not only will your event look amazing, using online auction software is stress free and will help you raise more revenue than you ever thought possible.

Why and How to Use Online Auction Software for Your  Fundraising

How To Run A Silent Auction

A simple guide to organising and running a successful, hassle-free online silent auction HATCH A PLAN: "It's all in the planning", the old saying goes, and that's definitely true if you want your silent auction to be a success. Research shows that online silent auctions can increase donations by up to 40 percent, and with good planning the sky's the limit.

How To Run A Silent Auction

10 Top Silent Auction Ideas

These creative fundraising ideas are sure to open up some bidding wars at your next event Of course your auction items need to include the basics, but gift baskets and vouchers aren't going to get people fired up and digging deep are they? So, you need to get creative with your silent auction ideas. This is your big chance to wow your guests with charity auction ideas that will not only get the money rolling in, but will make your event a night to remember.

10 Top Silent Auction Ideas

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