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Greg Holden and Jill Finlayson

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Planning an On-line Fundraising Event


Adapted from Fundraising on eBay: How to Raise Money on the World's Great Online Marketplace

Step 1: Build Support

You already know you want to hold a fundraiser. Now you need to get the important members of your immediate community to decide they want to undertake an on-line auction fundraiser. It's essential to get your board members, staff people, or townspeople on board. Make every effort to instill them with enthusiasm by sharing the size and benefits of the on-line marketplace along with success stories. Be prepared to hear and answer some commonly asked questions from your colleagues and constituents: