Benefit auctions are galas for some, a business for others. Darren Diess is a San Diegos top auctioneer that is one of the best at locking down the "mission." His goals are loftier than most and he consults on everything from year-round donor relations to bidding technology to experiences on the auction block. He works with some of the biggest names along the West Coast. United Way, American Cancer Socielty, Sharp, Radys, Ronald Mcdonald House, Big Brother Big Sisters, Cystic Fibrosis, Wounder Warrior Homes, Boys and Girls Clubs, March of Dimes, Boy Scouts of America, CASA, Rotary and hundreds of schools and church foundations along the West Coast.
ABOUT STRATEGIC FUNDRAISING ADVISORS
Strategic Fundraising Advisors combines scientifically proven methods, with creative collaboration, to help organizations elevate fundraising to the next level. We offer workshops, board training, Webinars and one-on-one counseling, along with state-of-the-art tools and apps for event planning and donation collection. Our team includes seasoned industry professionals, with a long track record of success: development officers, board executives, grant gurus, accountants, data managers and licensed auctioneers. When you are looking for new ideas and a way to inject your event with vibrant energy, these are the movers and shakers you want on your team!
Pluck the heartstrings to open the purse strings... A successful fundraiser is an emotional outpouring of love, empathy and giving, born out of inspired vision and a deep desire to help. Making people feel great inspires them to do great things. When you make people FEEL your mission, you will win!
Our Guarantee: We are so confident of our ability to raise your event revenue by 30% to 50%, we guarantee it! Whether your event is a gala, golf tournament, or 10K race, we can show you how to drive donations up. Let us show you the secrets behind the most successful organizations. Invite our experts into your planning process, and begin laying the groundwork for success today. Give us a call today to schedule a free 1 hour consultation. No obligation.
Darren Diess comes to life when he is behind the microphone using his talents on stage to raise money for nonprofits from coast-to-coast. So much more than a smooth voice behind the mic, he works side-by-side with his clients as a fundraising advisor making sure that their event is a huge success. Darren comes to the auctioneering field with over 20 years experience of building relationships with customers and clients. This experience gives him the necessary tools help exceed your fundraising goals your event or year. Strategic Fundraising Solutions can provide a full service auction experience. Auction items, Full guest experience - Check in. Check-out, Donor Data base all credit card processing for the event.
Darren is a certified Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), a training and designation program from the National Auctioneers Association for benefit auction professionals. He is one of only 3% current BAS designees in an industry of 100,000 auctioneers in the United States. This exclusive designation, combined with Darren's ability to make giving to a charity fun and fulfilling for charitable donors makes Darren and his passion essential for his clients' success.
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As nonprofits and schools are challenged for greater income and resources to support their missions, sustainable solutions are required. A strategic approach means that your next fundraiser should have a greater purpose. It goes far beyond raising money that night at your event. It has the power to unite people, generate enthusiasm and action- not only to raise money, but also to deepen their relationship to your great cause and build long term philanthropy with your donors.
Darren Diess works with nonprofits as a Fundraising Advisor, filling much of the role of a Development Officer—but at a fraction of the cost and without the turnover nightmares. From teaching your team how to fundraise to introducing new fundraising ideas, developing donor relationships and more, Darren's expertise can help your organization meet its funding goals.