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Why Your Nonprofit Should Consider Holding a Charity Auction

Most nonprofits understand the basic benefits of holding fundraising events, but some don’t realize the added benefits of holding specific kinds of events, such as charity auctions.

The Definitive List of the Best Silent Auction Items


So you need to raise money for your nonprofit. You’ve already updated your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Gold participation level, demonstrating your commitment to transparency to your funders. And now, you’ve decided that the next step towards reaching your goal is to use a silent auction at your fundraiser. You may have even identified a mobile fundraising platform to expand your reach and raise more money.