Breaking Down Finances: 5 Top Considerations for Nonprofits

When you consider your nonprofit’s finances, the first thing that comes to mind is likely your fundraising initiatives. After all, fundraising provides the money necessary to make your programs work and keep your organization afloat. That’s why your team works so hard to drive donations from your supporters. In order for your nonprofit to make […]

8 Tips For Holding a Successful Online Auction

Online fundraising has become wildly popular after the pandemic and after organizations were pushed to go completely virtual. Online auctions still require preparation but are less overwhelming compared to in-person auctions or galas. ClickBid provides an event fundraising platform and has helped many nonprofits transition from in-person auctions to online auctions. To help you maximize […]

Leveraging Your CRM: 4 Tools to Not Overlook

Your CRM is the centerpiece of your nonprofit’s technology stack, and how you use it will impact your organization’s overall strategy and effectiveness. For nonprofits operating at the enterprise level, most projects will leverage your CRM in some way, from planning a major silent auction to communicating internally about an ongoing project.  Of course, with […]

6 Matching Gift Key Metrics Your Organization Should Know

By: Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation  Corporate philanthropy can come in many different forms⁠ — including event sponsorships, in-kind donations, and matching gifts. More and more businesses are beginning to take part in corporate giving for a multitude of reasons, and nonprofit causes continue to reap the benefits. As one of the most […]

9 Steps to Planning an Excellent Silent Auction

A silent auction is a classic fundraising event in which attendees place bids on items gathered by a charity. Silent auctions can be held on paper bid sheets, or through mobile bidding software. During a silent auction, bidders compete to win their treasured items against other bidders by having the highest bid amount when the […]

Procure Items For Your Online Auction: A Step-by-Step Guide

Procuring auction items for your ClickBid auction seems daunting. Cold-call every business in town to ask for donations? No fun. Perhaps there’s a better way…and there is. In this guide, you’ll learn how to get fabulous items for your online auction. Step 1: Create your list of targets Focus on the “Who” Rather than focusing […]

6 Ways to Create a Quality Event Landing Page

Looking for ways to better engage your donors? Having a quality event landing page is one of the key ways to keeping your donors engaged in your event while helping your organization raise funds for your cause.  Creating a quality event landing page provides you with the opportunity to send a single interactive page to […]

New & Improved ClickBid Training Hub

We are proud to announce our new ClickBid Training Hub.  Learn the software quickly and directly from our professional staff. We are so confident that you’ll benefit from our Training Hub that we’ll send you a Starbucks gift card for completing the training videos.  Watch training videos on the following courses: Getting Started Managing Your […]

The Ultimate Guide to Drive Donations: Corporate Philanthropy and Matching Gift Fundraising​

Thousands of organizations offer Corporate Social Responsibility programs. However, it can be difficult to know how to leverage these programs to generate more donations for your nonprofit. One way this could be accomplished is through utilizing matching gift fundraising to its fullest potential.    Recently, ClickBid and Double the Donation teamed up to provide an […]

How to Set Starting Prices and Bid Increments for Silent Auction Items

Pricing your silent auction items can be tricky and a big challenge for nonprofits. This process involves research and understanding your items’ value — and can be the difference between a successful auction or a bust. Let’s dive into the details!  Estimating Fair Market Value  Fair Market Value (FMV) refers to the price of an […]