On Demand Tutorial

New! Exceptionally Successful Nonprofit Events: Unit #5 Auctions and Raffles

Price: 89.99
Author: A.J. Steinberg
Duration: 115 Minutes
Course Level: Beginner
Year Created: 2018
CFRE Approved: 2.00 Points

Instant Access! On Demand Tutorial Description

This Is Unit 5 of an On-Demand Instant-Access Comprehensive 12-Unit Course

That Includes Access To The Unit Recordings, Slides And Bonus Material Handouts.

Most organizations have a love-hate relationship with auctions: They love the revenue auctions generate, but hate the time and resources required to make any auction a success.

This unit provides strategies and techniques that will help your organization effectively solicit donations,  better manage tracking and categorizing of auction items, and streamline the close out process for all your auctions and raffles.

If your organization wants to create silent and live auctions that are appealing to guests, profitable and efficiently managed, this new CharityHowTo course is for you!


This unit has simple-to-implement strategies to help you create and manage profitable

live auctions, silent auctions and raffles.


Your presenter, A.J. Steinberg, is on a mission to help nonprofits create amazing fundraising events with strategies and resources to build events that are more deeply engaging, far more profitable, and easier to produce than they ever thought possible.

As a nonprofit event producer, A.J. understands the pain organizations go through when trying to create special events. After twenty years of producing successful fundraisers, she teaches simple systems that allow small-shop nonprofits to create professional-quality events that will shoot revenues sky-high and create meaningful guest experiences.

In this on-demand course your lessons will include:

  • Lesson 1 – Unit Overview
  • Lesson 2 – Getting Started
  • Lesson 3 – Who to Ask, How to Ask
  • Lesson 4 – Pick Up and Storage of Auction Items
  • Lesson 5 – Organizing Your Silent Auction in Advance
  • Lesson 6 – Effective Silent Auction Displays and Bid Sheets
  • Lesson 7 – Live Auctions
  • Lesson 8 – Professional Auction Services
  • Lesson 9 – Auction Set Up
  • Lesson 10 – Managing the Silent Auction During the Event
  • Lesson 11 – Close Out and Cashiering
  • Lesson 12 – Raffles and Games
  • Lesson 13 – Unsold and Unclaimed Items

Plus you’ll get these valuable bonus materials:

  1. Donation Form Template
  2. Donation Solicitation Letter Template
  3. Sample Bid Sheet 1
  4. Sample Bid Sheet 2
  5. Sample Display Sheet 1
  6. Sample Display Sheet 2
  7. Sample Thank You Letter
  8. Silent Auction Spreadsheet Template
  9. Wish List Template

About Your Presenter:

A.J. Steinberg has been creating outstanding special events since 1999 with her Malibu, California-based event production company, Masquerade Events.

In 2015 A.J. created Queen Bee Fundraising, which focuses on the art of nonprofit event management.  Along with producing nonprofit events, A.J. teaches strategies for producing successful fundraising events and effective volunteer committee leadership. She also leads event planning workshops, and is a contributor with the Charity Channel Press.

A.J. works with a broad spectrum of nonprofit clients, including The Jane Goodall Institute, Cystic Fibrosis, BreatheLA and Union Rescue Mission. She is a recognized leader in the field of committee-based fundraising.