Fundraising

The Accelevents fundraising guide. Here you'll find guides on setting up your fundraising modules, FAQs and tips and tricks!

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Auction

Accelevents Auction Video Overview

Step-by-step video guide for getting your silent auction setup!
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Written by Ariane
Updated over a week ago

Setting Up Your Auction

Watch this video to see how you can set up your silent auction.
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Written by Jon
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Adding Your Silent Auction Items

Learn how to easily add your silent auction items.
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Other Auction Settings

Set your auction end date and time, hide the auction tab, set auction item categories and more!
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Submitting a Demo Bid

Watch this video to see how you can try our bidding system for your silent auction.
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

How To Submit Silent Auction Bids?

How to submit a bid on a virtual silent auction
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Written by Althea Sagayno
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Setting Your Auction End Date & Time

Learn how you can set your auction end date & time.
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Written by Jon
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Setting Up Payment Processing for Your Silent Auction

Watch this video to learn how you can set up payment processing for your silent auction to accept credit card payments.
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

When Should I Activate My Auction?

Tips on when to activate your Accelevents Auction demo account!
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Written by Jon
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Auction Bid Increment

Adding/using silent auction item bid increments
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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

Fundraising Item Import (from past event)

Copy your auction or raffle items from one event to another
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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

How Do I Require Auction Participants to Enter Their Credit Card Information When They Bid?

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Written by Ariane
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Assigning Multiple Winners for Your Silent Auction Items

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Written by Jon
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Extended Bidding

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Written by Chloe Tykal
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How can I delete bids from my silent auction?

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Written by Jon
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Why are my bidders showing as "Unknown?"

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Written by Chloe Tykal
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Silent Auction Winner Checkout

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Written by Chloe Tykal
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How are winners selected and notified with Auctions?

Winners are automatically notified after the event
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

How do I follow up for payments from auction winners?

Resend a text and email to follow up on credit card payment
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Written by Ariane
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Displaying Live Auction Items

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Written by Spenser Russell-Snyder
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Live Auction Checkout

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Written by Jon
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Marking an Auction Item as Paid

Marking auction items as paid when someone pays with a cash or check.
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

5 Rules for Your Best Silent Auction Yet

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Written by Jon
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Raffle

Accelevents Raffle Overview

Step-by-step video guide for setting up your raffle!
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Adding Raffle Items

Learn how to add raffle items
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Other Raffle Settings

Set your raffle end date and time, hide the raffle tab, set raffle ticker prices and more!
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Written by Ariane
Updated over a week ago

Setting Your Raffle End Date & Time

Edit your raffle end date and time through Raffle > Settings
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Submitting Demo Raffle Tickets

Submit a demo raffle ticket to generate your event text number
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

How Can I Refund Raffle Tickets?

In this article, we'll explain how you can quickly refund a raffle ticket purchase for your raffle ticket buyers.
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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Complimentary Raffle Tickets

Send a text message using the complimentary raffle ticket code
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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

How are Raffle Winners Notified and Selected?

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Written by Jon
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What if participants do not submit all of their raffle tickets before the drawing?

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Written by Jon
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How can I sell raffle tickets for cash?

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Written by Jon
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Activating Credit Card Processing for Your Raffle

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Written by Jon
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How Do Participants Make Payments for Raffle Tickets?

Buy raffle tickets through your event page, through texting or pay by cash through staff.
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Written by Jon
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How Do I Add a Raffle to My Silent Auction?

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Written by Shella
Updated over a week ago
Fundraising FAQs

Do My Donors Need to Download an App?

There's no need to download the app! They can use a browser to donate!
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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

What if my participants do not have smart phones?

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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Do Participants Need to Register in Accelevents to Participate in an Auction or Raffle?

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Written by Jon
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What if someone doesn't have a cell phone or their battery dies?

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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Do you rent iPads for our event staff and volunteers?

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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Can I change the order of my auction items?

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What is the Difference Between Text to Give and Fund a Need?

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Adding a Link to an Item Description

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Written by Chloe Tykal
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Fundraiser Page Views

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Written by Ariane
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What should I expect when my fundraising event ends?

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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

Is there a way for me to view the data from my event once it is over?

Download and view event data and participant information.
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Written by Chloe Tykal
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Marking Items as Distributed

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Written by Chloe Tykal
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How do I transition from an online auction to an in-person auction?

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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

Can I Use Event Ticketing with My Silent Auction, Raffle, or Fund a Need Campaign?

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Written by Jon
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Goal Starting Amount

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Can I monitor my fundraiser's performance before, during, and after my event?

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Written by Jon
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How do Participants Submit Payment for Items They've Won?

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Written by Jon
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What if I do not know all of the prizes that will be offered until the day of my event?

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Written by Jon
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How will my guests know how to bid?

Use these tips to make it easy for your participants to access your fundraiser page at your event.
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Written by Chloe Tykal
Updated over a week ago

How Can My Staff and Volunteers Submit Silent Auction Bids for Guests?

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Written by Jon
Updated over a week ago

How is the Event Text Message Number Generated?

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Written by Ariane
Updated over a week ago