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Understanding, Inspiring, & Growing Relationships in P2P (Guest Post)

Not long ago, nonprofits around the country pivoted their peer-to-peer fundraisers (P2P) to the virtual sphere seemingly overnight, and the “show went on” despite the global pandemic. However, there was a key element missing in this pivot: the ability to build relationships with the champion participants who showed up— rain or shine, in-person or via Zoom. While […]

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5 Best Practices for Event Email Marketing (Guest Post)

You’re laying the groundwork for your next nonprofit event. You’re planning how you’ll set up the venue (or virtual event space), acquiring auction items, and creating the event schedule. There’s only one element missing from your event plans: how are you going to get people to attend?  Your next auction or gala might be your most exciting […]

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TravelPledge online auction software

Introducing TravelPledge Auctions, Simple Online Auction Software

TravelPledge helps thousands of nonprofits by connecting them with auction items from generous businesses. We’re excited to release our “all-in-one” online auction solution – TravelPledge Auctions! With TravelPledge Auctions, you’ll enjoy: Simple online auction software Easy upload of your donated items Access to auction items from generous businesses Automated checkout and payment processing Setting up an online auction with TravelPledge Auctions […]

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Bidding online for an auction

The Best Online Auction Sites for Nonprofits

There is no shortage of online auction software and mobile bidding options for nonprofit fundraisers. But, who are you going to trust with your school, charity, church or club’s silent auction? In this post, we’ll break down how to choose an online auction site for your nonprofit and summarize the solutions from major auction software companies. How […]

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school class project for auction

School Auctions: Raise the Most Money with Class Projects

School auctions represent a great opportunity for a variety of people to get involved at any level they are able. For the teachers, their contribution can be to coordinate a class project that can be sold at the auction as an instant heirloom. What parent wouldn’t want a lasting memory of their child’s third-grade experience? In this […]

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5 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction (Guest Post)

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, there is one primary goal that’s consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. When you start planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction, the same rule applies.  Of course, if you’re brand new to organizing nonprofit events, you might not receive a large […]

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Trellis 4 events guide

The Four Types of Post-COVID Fundraising Events (Guest Post)

Our friends at Trellis have published a fantastic guide about fundraising events in 2022 and beyond. Check it out! We can all agree there are benefits to both in-person and virtual events. What if we could combine the best of both worlds? Reimagine fundraising and download our guide outlining the four types of post-covid fundraising events to raise […]

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direct mail fundraising

5 Reasons to Use Direct Mail to Promote Your Fundraising Event (Guest Post)

Mail is making a comeback. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, friends have started sending letters to each other to keep in touch, pen pal exchanges have ramped up, and we’re doing more online shopping than ever. Even in the digital age, a handwritten note or special delivery can still have an impact. For this reason, direct mail is […]

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Coins spilling out of jars

From Auctions to Text-to-Give: Accelerate Your Fundraising (Guest Post)

Incorporating new methods of fundraising can energize both your supporters and nonprofit staff, as Jacob Spencer, Customer Success & Account Manager at Donately, explains in this article. He offers five actionable ideas for elevating and adapting your current efforts so you can better serve your cause! Your nonprofits’ fundraising efforts are in a rut. Perhaps you’re struggling […]

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TravelPledge’s Latest Additions (June ’21)

TravelPledge is excited to offer these new experiences for your auction or raffle. You can access them for your event from your TravelPledge dashboard under Use Items at Event > New Additions. All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Getaway Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Explore the lifestyle of a rock n’ roll star, with all the very best at your fingertips. […]

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