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Running A Charity Auction: 4 Best Practices

November 14, 2016

Between live auctions, silent auctions, online auctions, and any combination of the three, there’s a charity auction format out there that’s suitable for any nonprofit. However, charity auctions, like all fundraising events, aren’t successful unless thoughtful planning and hard work has been put into them. This article covers four best practices for planning and running a charity auction.

Save the Date: East Bay Gives 2017 to Take Place May 4

Save the Date: East Bay Gives 2017 to Take Place May 4

November 7, 2016

East Bay Gives 2017, a 24-hour online giving day that supports the important work of the region’s nonprofits, will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, the East Bay Community Foundation announced today. For the 4th annual day of giving, East Bay Gives aims to mobilize more than 15,000 people to give $5 million to support 1,000 nonprofits in East Bay, Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

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Silent Auctions: A How-To Guide For Raising More Money

October 24, 2016

Silent auctions have been a staple of event fundraising for years, and for good reason. They’re highly engaging events that require plenty of audience participation and have the potential to help organizations raise a lot of money. This article covers 5 strategies to get you on your way to silent auction success.