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
Adam Capes Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Vacations are typically the top draw in charity auctions.

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)

Adam Capes Successful Nonprofits Podcast

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

(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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