Best Practices for Auctioning Big-Ticket Travel with Adam Capes : Successful Nonprofits

Episode 98

Best Practices for Auctioning Big-Ticket Travel with Adam Capes

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Episode 98

Best Practices for Auctioning Big-Ticket Travel with Adam Capes

Listen on  iTunes    Android     Stitcher   Libsyn

by goldenburggroup

Right audience: “What are our financial goals for this event?”

Adam Capes, founder of Getaway2Give, shares best practices for auctioning off high-end vacations. Spoiler alert: you need someone like Sherry Truhlar (see episodes 91 & 92) to really bring in the cash.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(2:24) Adam’s transition from the for-profit world to the nonprofit world
(5:08) Vacation at the top
(6:25) The three keys for a successful auction
(10:35) 25k ringer
(12:00) Group love
(13:13) FOMO (fear of missing out)

Vacations are typically the top draw in charity auctions.

(15:54) Yes all day long
(19:20) Crowd control
(24:19) We will not be silent!
(25:37) The best thank you

Links:

DonorsChoose: www.donorschoose.org
Kiva: www.kiva.org
Adam’s companies:  www.getaway2give.com www.g2gcollection.com

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