Recipe for Record-Breaking Results
Advanced Planning for Flawless Execution
Executive Directors, Event Planners and Gala Chair people usually agree that in the six months leading up to a benefit event, your calendars are chock-full of committee meetings, vendor calls, team huddles, kick-off events, all in addition to your daily jobs. As such, it’s no wonder that the heavy lifting in fundraising strategies are left until the last moment. Strategies include developing the most powerful and captivating event messaging; identifying the most effective team of individuals to deliver those messages; structuring items to hit the broadest audience in the room to increase engagement; and choosing the appropriate time (from the Psychology of Giving perspective) to begin live fundraising.
By following a recipe that has been proven to achieve results and converting your auction item ideas into reality, just imagine the headaches and stress that could be alleviated.
“I can’t begin to thank you enough for flawlessly executing the live auction/night of ask for City Year last night! You did an incredible job and the results showed! We more than doubled what we raised at our last evening event earlier this year and easily raised 40% more than the event prior to that! Thank you so much for helping us reach our goals!… It was a great evening!”
Vanecia B. Kerr, Managing Director