This guide includes a full Toolkit of forms and worksheets that will save you hours of work!
Live auctions, raffles and of course silent auctions often bring in the bulk of the funds raised at special events – not ticket revenues. Silent auctions are one of the best fundraisers to add to an event and they are quite scalable. You can have a great silent auction with just a dozen items or a high profit auction with hundreds of items.
No matter what size silent auction you are planning, this guidebook will help you every step of the way. You’ll save hours of work when you follow the tips related to publicity, getting auction items and the planning timeline. Best of all, you’ll get customizable templates and forms that will make planning so much faster and easier.
Step by Step Instructions:
Silent Auction Timeline (page 12)
How to Recruit and Manage Volunteers (pages 15-17)
Types of Auction Items & Examples of each (page 22-25)
How to Get Auction Items Donated (pages 26-28)
Organizing all the Auction Items (page 29-34)
How to Close the Auction and Take Payments (page 37-38)
Plus Additional Fundraisers to Add Revenue to Your Silent Auction (pages 41-43)
(page numbers refer to ebook version)
Silent Auction Strategies in Action
Not only will you get Step by Step instructions, the Tookit full of forms and files, you’ll also hear from people who have run their own silent auctions.
The Madison County Humane Society in Ohio has successfully raised money with a silent and live auction for several years. Betty Peyton gives us tips on how they raised $13,486 with a big dinner/silent auction and $6000 with an additional small dinner/silent auction in the spring.
Toolkit Saves You Countless Hours
Using the Toolkit files you’ll be able to save countless hours. Instead of creating these forms from scratch, they are already done for you. Start with these forms and adjust, edit and add information as needed.
You’ll get these tools, worksheets and forms:
Auction Donation Request Letter
Auction Item Donation Form
Item Spreadsheet for Keeping Track of Donations
Blank Silent Auction Bid Sheets (2 types)
Silent Auction Automatic Bid Sheet Generator
Auction Item Donation Thank You Letter
Have a Silent Auction that Brings in More $$$
With this guide and toolkit you’ll be able to raise more funds than you would have on your own. Sure you could figure out how to hold an auction without help, take the time to type up all of the letters and forms from scratch, hit the pavement to get donations, make cold calls… but why do more than you have to?
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Your satisfaction is completely guaranteed. I personally guarantee that in this book you’ll find a Step by Step plan of action to create a profitable silent auction fundraiser.
If after reading this guide and testing out the Toolkit, you honestly believe I haven’t delivered on this promise, or you are dissatisfied for any reason, I’ll issue you a prompt and courteous refund. This guarantee is in effect for up to one year of the purchase date. If you have any questions before or after the purchase feel free to contact us.
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Your order includes both the Silent Auction Guide and the Toolkit. The downloadable
e-book is in PDF format which 99.9% of computers can view using Adobe Acrobat
reader or even your internet browser. The Toolkit files are in Word, Excel and PDF.
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Here’s to your Fundraising Success!
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