Fundraiser vs Friendraiser

Are You a Fundraiser or a “Friendraiser”? When I am interviewing a new client I like to hear about past fundraising events. It’s important to understand their history so we can figure out their future. After they explain how grand the previous years gala was decorated, or how awesome the band was or how they… View Article


Here’s how profit from a benefit auction typically breaks down: 60% comes from the live auction and fund-a-need (special appeal) 30% comes from the silent auction 10% comes from miscellaneous (games, raffles, etc.) Let’s focus on the miscellaneous 10% and why it’s so important. True, it is a tiny chunk of profit – perhaps not… View Article