Fundraising Ideas for Increased Profits

Finding a Venue For a Fundraising Event

Finding a Venue For a Fundraising Event

By Claire Murad | Mar 1, 2017

Are you looking for a great resource for finding a venue for a fundraising event in the Dallas area? Locating the perfect venue can be challenging and time consuming. Below are some tips to simplify this process. Resource For Finding a Venue For a Fundraising Event The City of Dallas has a great website that…

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Live Auction Tip

Live Auction Tip-Make Sure Auction Staff And Volunteers Are Prepared

By Claire Murad | Feb 7, 2017

  An important live auction tip is to make sure all auction staff and volunteers are prepared. This is essential because a nonprofit’s live auction usually brings in between 60 and 70% of the profit for a fundraising event. Your organization needs to capitalize on this portion of the evening to earn maximum dollars. Live…

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Raise More Money at Fundraiser Events

Raise More Money at Fundraising Events By Using Volunteers in Key Auction Positions

By Claire Murad | Jan 16, 2017

You can raise more money at fundraising events by using volunteers in key auction positions, such as greeters, silent auction assistants and raffle ticket sellers. Murad Auctions provides auction services for many nonprofits and we highly recommend incorporating cheerful, smiling, helpful volunteers in key auction positions. This has been effective for our clients and has…

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Fundraiser idea

Live Auction Fundraiser Idea-Heads And Tails Game

By Claire Murad | Oct 6, 2016

The game Heads and Tails is a popular live auction fundraiser idea. This game will help warm up your crowd and raise some additional funds before the live auction. It is a variation of the coin toss game that asks participants to guess whether the coin will land on heads or tails.  Here are the…

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How To Raise More Money At A Live Auction Fundraiser

Silent Auction Ideas-How to Make The Most Money From Your Silent Auction

By Claire Murad | Sep 9, 2016

This blog provides silent auction ideas to help you make the most money from your silent auction.  These tips are based on proven methods that Murad Auctions uses to help clients maximize their silent auction profits. Limit the Number of Silent Auction Items It is as easy as Economics 101! Supply and demand are the…

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School Auction Fundraiser Class Projects!

School Auction Fundraiser Class Projects!

By Claire Murad | Aug 23, 2016

Let’s celebrate the beginning of the school year with some wonderful class projects.  You are most likely a teacher, room parent or auction volunteer who has graciously agreed to give your time and talent to help create a beautiful, creative and profitable class project for your child’s home room for the school fundraiser!  Look no…

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Fundraising Ideas: Mystery Boxes, Grab Bags and Punch Walls

Fundraising Ideas: Mystery Boxes, Grab Bags and Punch Walls

By Claire Murad | Aug 11, 2016

  Mystery boxes, grab bags, and punch walls are great fundraising ideas to help you sell some of the less expensive auction items that you have received for your fundraiser. These games allow you to reduce the cluttered silent auction tables, garner a higher sales price for these items, and in turn, raise more money for your…

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Easy Fundraising Ideas: Candy Bar and Party Favor Bags

By Claire Murad | Jun 23, 2016

   A candy bar and party favor bags are two easy fundraising ideas you can incorporate into your next fundraiser.  Candy Bar Fundraising Idea We have all seen candy bars at parties and weddings, but have you thought of having one at your next fundraising event?  This is a yummy and creative way to raise…

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How To Raise More Money At A Live Auction Fundraiser

How To Raise More Money At A Live Auction Fundraiser

By Claire Murad | Jun 13, 2016

It’s important to know how to raise more money at a live auction fundraiser because an organization’s live auction usually brings in between 60 – 70% of the profit for a fundraising event. Your agency should capitalize on this portion of the evening to raise maximum dollars. Below are some helpful tips from Murad Auctions…

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