10 tips on getting corporate sponsors for your fundraising event. Article explains how to find sponsorships by seeking companies with both an affinity for your cause, plus a synergy with your event. Use a written business proposal showing what's in it for them. FundraiserHelp.com
Silent Auction Tip: Staggered Table Closing Times. This idea makes it very clear when each silent auction ends and you aren't relying solely on the auctioneer announcements to remind everyone to get their bids in on time.