Fundraising Blog

Making Fund-a-need Auction More Fun AND More Successful

A fund-a-need auction is a great way to get your donors more engaged with your cause. Fundraising experts and non-profit staff members know that tracking progress toward a specific, measurable goal helps people feel connected to the need and inspired to give. But how can you make your event more of a success? Whether you’ve run dozens of events or [...]

Hosting a Successful Silent Auction…Headache Free!

Hosting a successful silent auction takes a lot of work. Planning the event, handling the venue, working with vendors, and coordinating auction items are just a start. Once you add in reams of paper ballots, confusion over results, interminable registration lines, bottlenecks at checkout, and hit-or-miss payments, you’re lucky to make it through the event in one piece! Hosting a [...]

Does Auction Technology Make Sense For Us?

You’ve heard of silent auction companies offering text bidding, mobile apps, and other auction technology, but you wonder if it will really work for your donors. Will older guests be able to use it? Will it fit your organization? Will auction technology really raise profits enough to pay for itself? With Qtego the answer is a resounding YES. Auction Technology [...]

Mobile Bidding: The Best Non-profit Fundraiser Idea You’ll Ever Have

Fundraising ideas for non-profits are a dime a dozen, but you know that’s not enough to ensure success. The most unique theme, best guest list, and perfect venue are only part of the equation. Which non-profit fundraiser idea will really work? The key to a successful fundraiser is guest excitement—leading up to, during, and after your event. Even the greatest [...]