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Custom Benefit Auction Services: You can expect only the best fundraising auction services for your live and silent auction event when you hire the Granger Thagard Auction Team.

Your Benefit Auction Services may include some or all of the following:

  • Benefit Auction Consultation and Kick-off can include pre-event planning and design, via phone, e-mail, and fax regarding your auction items and all aspects of the benefit auction fundraising event that affect your charity auction revenue and fundraising success.


  • The "Boot Camp" is included with your fee and serves as a personalized auction seminar for you and your auction procurement team. During this session, our auction team will divulge 20 years of benefit auction experience and guide you to proven means of reaching maximum profitability for your event.


  • Benefit Auction Meetings Attendance - may attend vital meetings with auction committee and volunteers as needed.

  • Professional Benefit Auction Microphone Announcements, promotions, and silent auction table closings ensure proper attention at your charity auction fundraising event.


  • Professional Pre-Auction Evaluation reviews all of your benefit auction donations, recommending optimal sorting of charity auction items into silent charity auction and live charity auction packaging of multiple auction item donations for maximum returns.


  • Professional Benefit Auction Design recommendations are customized for your charity auction fundraiser to generate more auction interest, excitement and charity auction revenue. Such specific recommendations include appropriate charity auction item acquisitions, grouping of charitable donations, charity auction display style, promotion of charity auction packages and more


  • Charity Auction Bid Sheets, Description Sheets, and Invoices are personally customized using our professional benefit auction templates for best possible silent auction bidding.


  • Benefit Auction Engineering - intentional design and master auction table layouts, donation item packaging, and benefit auction display enhancements. We can be there to assist you in your auction set-up to maximize your return.


  • Benefit Auction Press Releases - assistance with newspaper, TV and Radio press releases to raise interest and awareness to your cause


  • Charity Auction Volunteer Training with professional benefit auction instruction including job descriptions and volunteer event schedules for auction registration, live charity auction support and more.


How much will an investment in my event's largest profit center cost?

Great Question! We will discuss together the best option for your charity and your event's success!

Option 1: The No Cost Option!

Nationwide, many non-profit organizations and foundations prefer to use the standard Buyer's Premium at auction. This is a contribution made by the highest winning bidders that serves to underwrite our professional auction services. Your organization pays nothing, and you keep 100% of the total dollars bid. That is a true Benefit! Let us talk to you about how this works.

Option 2: Flat Fee with Bonus Incentives

Occasionally, some large organizations and established event managers have a budget pre-determined for their auction services. The flat rate with a graduated bonus incentive is designed for those clients who budget annually for auction services and choose to absorb the costs internally or secure external, donated underwriting. The bonus incentives encourage the auctioneer and team to push to the next level in reaching previously unattainable goals.

Option 3: Percentage of the Proceeds

Other organizations choose to take a portion of their profit to compensate for auction services. For these organizations, Granger Thagard Auctions can arrange for a percentage of the auction proceeds to cover our services.

NOW WE'RE OFF TO THE RACES! IT'S TIME TO HAVE US AN AUCTION! CALL US TODAY!


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