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What Charity Executive Directors Should be Reading (and Watching), Part 1

There is no shortage of great books to aid and inspire nonprofit executive directors to be better leaders. We’ve compiled a list that is by no means comprehensive, but it is a fantastic start. (and if you’re seeking to inspire your fundraising team and volunteers,…
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Spicy Hot Gala Themes For Your Fundraiser

Getaway2Give has upped the temperature on fundraising success for just about every type of gala, from black-tie wine tastings and masquerade balls to one-of-a-kind events featuring Cirque-style performances. We know which gala ideas really sizzle, so read on if you’re an event organizer looking for…
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Live Auctioneer | Introducing Dean McCurry!

Dean McCurry is the owner and founder of Dean McCurry Auction Services Dean McCurry is a Texas Licensed Auctioneer who has been successfully working with Getaway2Give for several years. Dean’s 1st career was Director of Sales for Western Digital and by chance fell into the…
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2018 Gala Trends

What’s popular? In fabrics, walls, art and other visuals general trends are luxurious curves, rich textures and bold patterns with a spin of ’70s vibe. Set the table for giving Think “timeless” and create an old-world atmosphere designed to promote a feeling of sharing. Rose…
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Fundraising Leaders: You Do Non-Profit Fundraising Fabulously!

STYLE GUIDE PART 2 In Part 1 of the Style Guide, we shared style tips to help you transition from day to evening wear. Part 2, we’re discussing makeup and hair. We know the non-profit fundraising season means a grueling schedule, with long days that…
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Inspire every charity donor to say yes!

Fundraising in the new digital age to attract charity donors The digital age has changed the way people buy products. The same goes for non-profits. Digital marketing has changed the way a charity donor engages with a cause-related organization. So we’re going to share with…
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“Drive Up Your Dollars” Playlist for Auctioneers

We love how our auctioneers drive up the dollars at events nationwide. You make galas fun and profitable and help so many charities — from children’s health to education. This playlist is our way of saying “thanks for all you do.”   We’ve compiled this playlist…
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Fundraising Leaders: Your Confidence Keeps Donors Coming Back To Charity Events

STYLE GUIDE PART 1 We know your cause is incredibly important to your donors. We also know it’s YOU who keeps them engaged in that cause with your knowledge and your ability to ask every donor to part with their hard-earned money at your charity…
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BE INSPIRED: A Playlist For You!

As a fundraising executive in your organization, you inspire volunteers and donors so much! But even the most dedicated fundraiser can sometimes use a little additional inspiration. After all, representing your passion to the world – and asking people to donate to that passion –…
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Live Auctioneer | Heath Hale : Charity Event Personality

Heath Hale is the owner and founder of Cowboy Auctioneer Heath is a live auctioneer and his company is a full-service fundraising consulting and charity auction company. The Cowboy Auctioneer team conducts record-breaking charity auction events across the country – from Houston to Chicago to…
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