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THIS Is What They Want To Give To

There are an abundance of industries of interest to donors, but here are the main industries:(Donorbox 2023, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy News) 1) Religious organizations – receive the most charitable donations. 32% of all donations. 2) Human Services – 12% of all donations. Gen X is very passionate about Human Services. 3)…

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Average Gross Income Donors

Most believe that you need to have people in the room that have big dollars to give to the organization. Yes, that is true. It is also true that those who make only $15,000 a year in average gross income make a significant average donation to charities per year. Your organization would accept $1,471.00 dollars…

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Breaking Down Who Gives The Most In 2023

There is nothing more valuable to a nonprofit organization than to discover who the most generous donors are and how much do they give on average to charity organizations. We are sharing the most up to date research is available in the Auction brio llc. blog. Here are the providers of the research: Donorbox Organization,…

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Giving Is On The Rise. The Stats Back This Fact

Nothing costs the same as it did a year ago. Not the venue, not the caterer, not the musicians and I would bet not the licensed professional auctioneer. Inflation has effected all aspects of your benefit fundraiser. However, there is one important factor in all the rise of pricing. It is the rise of generosity…

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Recovering From a Poor Auction

How does your event rebound from a poor event that was conducted in the previous year? That event could have run into a number of problems and it wasn’t just raising less money. Do not dwell on the past event, focus on what you will do to create a great fundraising event again this year.…

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Do We Need An Auction Chair

The role of an auction chair is very important to a benefit auction fundraiser. Most auction chairs are selected because they are passionate about an organization’s mission or the learning institution. Auction chairs also do something very beneficial. They bring money with them. It is really that simple. In conducting hundreds of benefit auctions, I…

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Prediction Of Top Sellers 2023

What are you procuring for your fundraising auction this year? Will the live auction look just like last years live auction with the same items and packages? Maybe you’ll just add one or two new ones, but basically it’ll be predictably, the same. This plan is a not going to help you raise more money…

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Failure To Strategize Your Auction

There are many reasons for auctions that do not raise as much as “hoped” or “expected”. One of the key reasons is because there was no strategy planned and applied that would have raised more money. It was “just throw it out there and lets hope it goes for a big amount.” That could get…

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Why Did It Sell For So MUCH

What makes bidders celebrate like they are in the photo? It’s the thrill of winning a competitive bidding frenzy and the elation of being the winner! A long time ago at a small town benefit auction, I had a figurine that I started the bidding at $200 dollars. I could not get a single bid…

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What Live Auction Items Sells Best At Benefits

Im my initial conversation with a prospective client, I will ask them how they procure their live auction items or packages. Many will answer that whatever they get donated, they will decide if it is worthy of the live auction or just put it into the silent auction. This really is not the approach that…

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