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5 Tips For Three Types of Fundraising Events: In-Person, Virtual and Hybrid

By Claire Murad | Jun 30, 2020

In this blog, we will share 5 best practice tips for in-person, virtual and hybrid nonprofit fundraising events. Many nonprofits are looking forward to holding in person events again but are realizing that it is wise to incorporate a virtual aspect into their event to be able to include guests who may not be comfortable…

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How To Expand Online Fundraising For Nonprofits

By Claire Murad | Jun 19, 2020

Nonprofit organizations should expand their online fundraising by trying online auctions, virtual live auctions and peer-to-peer fundraising. Adding these digital fundraising methods will help spread the word to reach more people and stabilize income. These fundraising efforts will also communicate your mission to more people and gain new donors. How To Organize An Online Auction…

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How To Host a Virtual Fundraising Event

By Claire Murad | May 1, 2020

Nonprofits should have a virtual fundraising event instead of cancelling or postponing fundraisers during challenging times. This blog will address many of the common questions about how to have a successful virtual fundraising event. Murad Auction clients have stepped up despite the challenges and have pivoted their fundraising efforts.  Don’t get left behind by getting…

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Virtual Fundraisers – The Ultimate Guide

By Claire Murad | Mar 21, 2020

If your event has been affected by the news lately, and you feel you cannot move forward with a live event, please take heart and take a breath, and think about the opportunities still available to raise funds.  Don’t let your hard work go to waste.  Simply look at things from a different angle and see all…

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How to Host a Successful Online Auction or Mobile Bidding Fundraiser

By Claire Murad | Mar 19, 2020

The internet has made fundraising easier in many ways, but other aspects have become a little more complex. We’re here to give you the breakdown on how to host a successful online fundraiser to make sure that your event makes lasting impressions and generates the revenue your organization needs. Oftentimes people, especially those who are…

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Fundraising Event Tips For Checkout Part 4

By Claire Murad | Mar 5, 2020

An effective strategy to have a successful fundraising event checkout is to have everything at the table. Continue reading to learn more tips to ensure that your auction checkout runs as smoothly as possible! This blog is the fourth in a 5-part series about how to have a flawless fundraising event checkout for your guests. Read…

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Travel Board

By Claire Murad | Feb 24, 2020

Many of you may have heard of a Big Board which is an area of the silent auction that showcases the most exclusive or most expensive items in your silent auction. Special signage is created for this area and it is placed in a prominent part of the venue where all your guests can easily…

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Fundraising Event Tips For Checkout Part 3

By Claire Murad | Feb 24, 2020

A great fundraising event tip for a flawless checkout is to set up a security checkpoint. This blog is the third in a 5-part series outlining how to have a seamless, streamlined checkout process for your guests. Read part 2 in this series. Fundraising Event Tip #3: Set Up A Security Checkpoint At Checkout The…

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Fundraising Event Tips For Checkout Part 2

By Claire Murad | Jan 15, 2020

The fundraising event tips in this blog will focus on how to use a certificate box and tables to help your checkout run as smoothly as possible. This blog is the second in a 5-part series focusing on how to have a flawless checkout for your guests. Read part 1. Fundraising Event Tip #2: Use…

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