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The Impact of Speeches on your Gala Crowd

By: Dan Campbell, Fundraising Auctioneer  You are a special events coordinator…. or at least that is one of your MANY hats, and you are looking at a gala timeline that appears to last through next Tuesday……will our audience embrace what we have planned? Today’s audience is less patient with long programs, and we seem [...]

By |2022-05-27T14:56:50-05:00May 27th, 2022|Consulting, Event Planning|0 Comments

How Your Nonprofit Can Weather Record High Inflation

By: Erin Williams, Fundraising Auctioneer Last month we announced a new Client Success Manager, Olivia Newbill. She will be a great support and resource to all of our clients. We are excited to have her on the Raising Paddles team! This means I've transitioned to a full-time Fundraising Auctioneer and Consultant. I am thrilled [...]

By |2022-05-27T10:30:44-05:00May 27th, 2022|Consulting|0 Comments

Summertime Fundraising

By: Shannon Eason, Fundraising Auctioneer  While Spring is wrapping up, Summer is quickly approaching. With in-person events now in full swing, we hope you're planning those fun summer fundraisers. If you haven't done one, you might be missing the boat. Check these out and see how fundraising can be "Summer Fun"! "Mudder Runs" or [...]

Sponsorship and Fundraising—Differentiating the Two | Understanding Fundraising: Part 2 of a 2-part Series

Written by Scott Jones, CFRE, BAS, CAI Fundraising Auctioneer Every organization needs funding to thrive. You need resources to invest in your programs, your members, your staff, and your infrastructure – to ultimately achieve your greater mission. You likely have value that you can offer in various ways to obtain this support. So how [...]

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