April 3, 2017
With funding sources being cut for many organizations across the county, nonprofits are having to come up with unique ways to raise funds for their cause. A great way to raise a large amount of dollars at your next fundraiser is to have an auction. It’s been proven that experiences, rather than physical things, sell much better and usually at higher bidding prices at an auction. There are plenty of ways that your nonprofit can benefit from auctioning a memorable experience at your next fundraiser. Here are a few unique ideas.
Most people set aside money every year for vacation or travel so auctioning off a trip to an exotic locale is sure to open up your organization to new donors. Make sure the packages are unique and give the donor a once in a lifetime experience.
-Your choice travel
-Trip for two to attend latest Broadway show in NYC
-Family trip to Disney
Sporting events are America’s favorite past time. Auctioning off the opportunity for donors to participate with one of their favorite sports team is sure to be memorable experience that will draw major donor dollars.
-Throw the first pitch at your team’s baseball game
-Join the team for the day
-Floor seats at a basketball game
Everyone has an inner foodie in them! Great dining experiences are in demand and are is sure to generate funds for your cause.
-Private dinner for two at the hottest restaurant in town
-Opportunity to have popular chef come to your home and cook a 5 course meal
-Sit down dinner and conversation with a celebrity that supports your cause.
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