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Incredible travel packages built for charity auction fundraisers.

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A simple, no-risk process that helps you raise more money for your cause.

Use any one of our incredible travel packages in your fundraiser with no risk, since you only pay for those that sell at your event.

Step 1
Select Experiences

Start by selecting packages you think would have the most broad appeal amongst your donors. Our team of Event Fundraising Specialists is on hand to help you figure out which travel packages are best for your audience.

Step 2
Promote them to your audience

Publish your Suitcase of experiences and promote it to your list of attendees with email campaigns and on social media. Donors will arrive at your event prepared to bid more money on travel items in your auction.

   Download our ebook on Email Event Promotion

Step 3
Offer them at your event

Since you only purchase the Experiences that sell at your event, you can sell each package as many times as you want. Every dollar you raise above the Nonprofit price goes directly to your bottom line.

   Learn how to multiply your revenue by selling multiples

Step 4
Winners Redeem

Winners who receive their redemption vouchers can begin booking their Experience. We take care of everything, booking the entire trip down to every last detail to ensure that your most important patrons are well taken care of and raving about their Experience at your next event!

Nonprofits across North America use Winspire Travel to raise money at their events.

$43,750,000

raised for nonprofits

30,000+

events we have worked with

70,100

winning bidders

Grant Writing Expert Shares Tips to Snag $30,000 in One Afternoon

Is an auctioneer worth 10 times the cost of a local personality?

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Grant Writing Expert Shares Tips to Snag $30,000 in One Afternoon

By Summy Lau

One of the keys to a successful development strategy is having diverse sources of income. We most frequently discuss event fundraising, but it's wise to have several fundraising "arms" so the loss or decline of one source won't hamper day-to-day operations. Other opportunities include annual fundraising drives, regular or monthly giving, and one we'll cover today: writing grants.

Is grant writing part of your development strategy?

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Is an auctioneer worth 10 times the cost of a local personality?

By Summy Lau

We recently received the following email from a Winspire webinar attendee...

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Dear Winspire,

My board feels that paying $2,500 for a professional, highly-trained benefit auctioneer is out of line, considering a local personality has offered to facilitate the live auction for $250. How should I respond?

~ Lisa

Lisa, this is one of the most common concerns we hear from auction organizers across the country, and it's easy to understand why. The number one priority at a fundraising event is to raise money for your cause. When an opportunity to trim costs by 90 percent comes along, you want to consider it!

That said, we've found it's more effective to focus on generating more revenue first - then trim costs where you can.

In today's post we address 5 reasons the auctioneer is not the right place to cut corners, plus tips to hire a qualified benefit auctioneer for free! If you've never partnered with an auctioneer before, you might bookmark this post to discuss with your committee and board.

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