Parker Fundraising Services is not a vendor that can simply be hired. We are professional fundraising partners and consultants who are retained. Our work is custom priced, depending on the needs of each client, at three levels of service: Consulting Partners, Fundraising Partners or Philanthropic Partners.
As a Consulting Partner, you get the benefit of all of Parker Benefit Auctions, Parker Fundraising Services and Parker's BAM (Benefit Auction Management) Team's experience, knowledge and expertise. As your Consulting Partner, we provide advice to you about the transactional nature of your fundraising event.
If it can be done over the phone or by computer meeting it can be part of your Consulting Partner package. Parker Benefits can help plan your event, perfect your schedule and showflow, learn how to divide your silent and live packages, set up your checkin and checkout, conduct Greater Giving training, or conduct volunteer training.
Need someone with Parker Benefit's experience to talk through your great ideas or to improve your silent auction bid sheets, help walk you through the event, planning or evaluate your sponsorships - then this may be the best package for you.
In addition to consultation, Fundraising Partners get the benefit of Parker Benefit performance and we put our boots on the ground to help you raise money and run your event.
Benefit Auction Events
Licensed Fundraising Auctioneers
Assistant Auctioneers and Clerks
Silent Auction, Game and Floor Management
FAB Rescue Trailer
Professional Sound System
PowerPoint and Audio Visual Assistance
Fund-a-Need Only Events
Casino Nights, DWTS, Golf Tournaments and MORE!
Professional Fundraising Ambassadors
Experts in Fund-a-Need Appeals
We keep your event on time
We promote your Mission and educate your guests
We recognize your Sponsors
Don't gamble on your fundraising - keep the odds in the your favor with Parker Fundraising Services.
Benefit Auction (and Event) Management
Guest Service Specialists
Registration, Checkout and Payment Assistance
Greater Giving donor software training and expert assistance
Computers, Printers, Hotspots to manage guests
Venue Visits for Floorplanning
People remember the first and the last thing they see. Our BAM team of Guest Service Specialists can bring order from chaos and turn your registration, checkout and payment collection into a thing of envy by other non-profits. A PBA event can generate between 600 to 800 "sales" in 3.5 hours. The BAM team is experienced in managing this volume and seeing guests leave with a smile! Their record? 800 sales in 3.5 hours with 300 guests checked out in 18 minutes. If this is the kind of performance your event needs, then you need BAM!
FAB (Fundraising Auction Benefit) Rescue Trailer
PBA's exclusive Enclosed Trailer filled with nearly everything you need to make an event run smoothly. On board you will find prize buckets, signs, office supplies, a copier, professional sound system, PPT equipment, tables, tablecloths, game kits, game supplies, tickets, necklaces and more. If your event is missing something, chances are Parker Benefits has it.
Not ready for the full Parker Benefit Experience? Consider an Event Evaluation. A PBA professional will attend your event and evaluation it to make recommendations for next year, including a verbal report to the board about best practices and changes that will improve revenue and guest satisfaction.
Board Training and Coaching
Whether PBA is handling your event or not, sometimes your board just needs a shot in the arm. Arrange a PBA Seminar or Board Training to motivate your Board to new heights! After all, that is what Partners do - help each other!
A Philanthropic Partner is the most in-depth and long term relationship we offer. A Philanthropic Partner focuses on fundraising beyond the Gala. Parker Fundraising Services does not view your event as the end of journey but the beginning. As you Philanthropic Partner, we seek to use your event as a Donor Portal that brings new donors into your fold and then we work to make them repeat, long tern donors who are committed to your mission - not just your event.
How does your event factor into your strategic donor cultivation plan?
How do you plan to avoid losing 90% of your donors in the five years after their first donation?
What is your Gratitude Plan and why is it important?
How do you develop an audience that will give and keep giving for years to come?
If these are the questions that keep you up at night, then you need a Philanthropic Partner. You need Parker Fundraising Services. .