Fundraising Ideas for Increased Profits

Fall into Fundraising Seminar Ideas Part II

By Claire Murad | Oct 15, 2012

Thank you to the attendees of the Fall into Fundraising Seminar!  They each shared some great fundraising ideas with us, and I have attempted to encapsulate them here for you!Creative ideas for your next Live Auction: Live Auction Dinner Package:  12 committee members or board members provide one gourmet dinner for the winner monthly.  Additional…

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Fall into Fundraising Seminar Ideas Part IV

By Claire Murad | Oct 15, 2012

Thank you to the attendees of the Fall into Fundraising Seminar!  They each shared some great fundraising ideas with us, and I have attempted to encapsulate them here for you! Partnering Opportunities: Partner with a well known Theater Company to donate a percentage of proceeds from each show to your organization for the entire year. …

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Fall into Fundraising Seminar Ideas Part III

By Claire Murad | Oct 15, 2012

Thank you to the attendees of the Fall into Fundraising Seminar!  They each shared some great fundraising ideas with us, and I have attempted to encapsulate them here for you! Wine Pull:  Create a wine pull at the auction.  Have members of the organization each donate a bottle of their favorite wine valued at least…

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Games Add Fun and Profit Your Event: Midway Games

Games Add Fun and Profit Your Event: Midway Games

By Claire Murad | Oct 3, 2012

  At a carnival themed event, Midway games were available for the guests to play.  A Balloon Pop Game was combined with restaurant gift cards that had been donated for the event to help add some fun and raise money for the school.  A large board with balloons was set up.  Under each balloon was…

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Fundraising Idea: Tiffany’s Mystery Box Game

Fundraising Idea: Tiffany’s Mystery Box Game

By Claire Murad | Sep 26, 2012

When you are creative and add some mystery to a fundraising idea, it will get a lot more attention and interest from attendees, which can result in raising more money for your non-profit organization. A great example is a Tiffany’s Mystery Box game, which an organization included in a recent fundraising event. Who wouldn’t want…

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Heads or Tails Auction Game Add Fun and Profit To Your Event

By Claire Murad | Sep 2, 2012

An auction game that has become common before the live auction at many events is Heads or Tails auction game.  This is a great way to get your audience out of their chairs, laughing and having some fun to warm them up for the live auction.  Each guest puts $20 in a bowl on their…

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Wine Pull Fundraiser Games

Wine Pull Fundraiser Games

By Claire Murad | Jul 24, 2012

Wine pull fundraiser games are great ways to raise money for a non-profit. Many events include a wine pull where the guests are allowed to pick a bottle of wine for $25 and receive a bottle of at least that value while having a chance to win a bottle of a higher value.  At a…

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Create A Mission Video for Your Nonprofit

By Claire Murad | Oct 18, 2011

A mission video can tell your nonprofit’s story and help pull at the heart strings of your guests before the live auction begins.   This motivates them to open their wallets and give to your cause.  Mission videos can also be displayed on the website of your nonprofit as a PR video. Ronnie Meystedt, of Moving…

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Increase Bidding with a Theatrical Dessert Live Auction Item

By Claire Murad | Oct 9, 2011

We have a great idea for a delicious live auction item that will increase bidding at your next event. If you have a fabulous chef at your event, or can invite one to show off his skills, you can create a theatrical dessert live auction package.  We suggest you hold the live auction during dinner…

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