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Are Charity Auction Items Tax Deductible?

When nonprofits host a charity auction, their goal is to facilitate fundraising for their cause while offering tax deduction benefits to auction item donors. However, navigating tax deductibility rules, especially for in-kind donations, can be complex. Those new to nonprofit auctions may have questions about tax deductibility and how to value their donated items, among other concerns. […]

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This guide explores top tips for boosting association event attendance with marketing.

Marketing Your Association Event: 4 Tips to Boost Attendance

Let’s say your association is hosting a gala, and the day of the event is just around the corner. Your team has spent months planning for the event by selecting a venue, booking vendors, and securing an influential keynote speaker. You’ve allocated a significant portion of your budget to the event, hoping to make a return through […]

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Maximizing Your Hybrid Fundraising Event’s Potential: 3 Tips (Guest Post)

With the advancement of technology, nonprofit organizations have gradually learned that they can maximize their fundraising revenue by hosting hybrid fundraising events. These events combine the best aspects of in-person and virtual events, allowing you to better engage attendees and supporters from all over the world. If you’ve already hosted a hybrid event or two, you’re likely […]

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Generating Buzz: 5 Event Blogging Tips for Nonprofits

When planning nonprofit events, you might have a handful of go-to marketing channels in mind, including social media, email, and direct mail outreach. These are valuable channels, but if your nonprofit’s blog isn’t part of your event promotion strategy too, you could be missing out on an effective opportunity to reach potential attendees and generate more buzz. […]

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5 Ideas for Maximizing Your Online Fundraising Revenue

With the power of the internet at our fingertips, your nonprofit’s potential to raise funds and engage supporters has never been greater. However, with this increased opportunity comes the need for innovative strategies that inspire donors to give generously. In this guide, we’ll explore five ideas for leveraging online fundraising and maximizing your revenue. From optimizing your […]

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This post will cover 5 digital engagement tips for auction planning and marketing.

5 Digital Engagement Tips for Auction Planning and Marketing (Guest Post)

Auctions are fun, high-energy events that can help your nonprofit bring in donations and engage its supporters, whether they’re hosted in person, online, or somewhere in between.  But there’s a lot that goes into planning and running a successful auction, from procuring auction items that your supporters will want to bid on and securing event sponsorships to […]

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Explore the steps your organization can take to strengthen its omnichannel marketing campaign to promote your hybrid events.

Hybrid Events 101: Strengthen Your Omnichannel Marketing

Hybrid events take place both online and offline simultaneously, allowing guests to attend either virtually or in person. For example, if your nonprofit holds a hybrid auction, some guests can view a livestream and bid on items online from the comfort of their homes. Those attending in person can socialize, view the physical items, and participate in […]

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Use the five tips in this guide to recruit more event sponsors for your nonprofit’s events.

5 Tips for Recruiting More Nonprofit Event Sponsors

As a nonprofit event planner, one of the top concerns on your mind is probably ensuring your organization’s events stay on budget and see a high return on investment (ROI). One of the most effective ways to ensure a high ROI and offset costs during the planning process is to recruit event sponsors.  Nonprofit event sponsors are […]

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3 Text-to-Give Strategies to Increase Event Giving

When you’re gearing up to host a fundraising event with ambitious goals—like a high-energy auction or gala—there’s a chance that the turnout falls short of your expectations, or the progress towards your fundraising target is slower than anticipated. But, what if there was a way to proactively boost engagement, foster giving, and create excitement well before the […]

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Join us for an explosive event! PTO/PTA leaders, principals, administrators – this is YOUR moment. Learn from 15+ experts, including my session on September 20 where I’ll reveal the A Better Way to Procure Auction Items. 🙌 Unlock the power of fully-involved parents turned motivated volunteers and skyrocket your fundraising efforts with ease. Supercharge your PTO/PTA’s success […]

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