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Kathy Kingston’s Benefit Auction Training Program

I designed this fundraising charity auction educational program with you in mind.

My audio classes are chock-full of cutting-edge ideas and best practices. Listen with your auction committee members, staff, board and volunteers so you can take your benefit auction to the next level now. Plus, you’ll stay ahead of the power curve and organized with my quick start materials and proven tips so you can take a fast track to fundraising auction success!

Naturally, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Wishing you all the best for unprecedented benefit auction success!


  1. 30-minute call, includes up to twelve people. Complimentary audio-recording
  2. Pre-call questionnaire. Customized Fundraising Auction Evaluation during the call
  3. Unlimited email support for 30 days from Kathy

How to Schedule your Personalized Consultation Call with Kathy:

Please contact Kathy to schedule your Personalized Consultation Call or  603-926-1919.  Please offer several times that you and your committee are available for this valuable call.

Please click here to download the Pre-Call Questionnaire and COMPLETE it before your scheduled call with Kathy.


  1. How to Recession-Proof Your Fundraising Auction- Click Here
  2. The 4 Must-Know Ways to Inspire Donors to Throw Money – Click Here
  3. The 5 Innovative Strategies to Get Auction Items to Lust After – Click Here
  4. How to Tune Up Silent Auctions to Produce Loud Results – Click Here
  5. The 3 Key Things You Must Do to Prevent a Boring Live Auction – Click Here
  6. Double Your Auction Income: Add an Inspirational Fund A Need – Click Here
  7. How to Leverage the #1 Action that Makes or Breaks a Charity Auction – Click Here
  8. How to Win the Race of Money vs. Time to Avoid Fundraising Failure – Click Here
  9. The 9 Fresh Revenue Activities that Rain Money – Click Here
  10. Rev Up Benefit Auction Marketing: Laser-Focus Your Mission Message – Click Here

*Each Benefit Auction Audio Class is approximately one-hour. You can listen to the audio class or download as an MP3.


  1. Kathy’s e-booklets: Record Breaking Fundraising Auctions Tips: Volume 1 & 2
    1. Volume 1- 54 Design Tips: Click Here
    2. Volume 2 – 54 Auction Night Tips: Click Here
  2. Special Report: Triumph Over the Toughest Charity Auction Challenges – Click Here
  3. 12 BIG Questions You Should Ask BEFORE every Fundraising Auction Event – Click Here
  4. Benefit Auction Rules and Terms & Conditions – Click Here
  5. Benefit Auction Committee Job Descriptions – Click Here
  6. Volunteer Job Descriptions for Auction Day – Click Here
  7. Benefit Auction Master Planning Checklist – Click Here
  8. Absentee and Phone Bidding Instructions for Benefit Auctions – Click Here
  9. Sample Silent Auction Form – Click Here
  10. Sample Live Auction Form – Click Here
  11. Sound and Lighting Requirements for Benefit Auctions – Click Here
  12. Sample Benefit Auction Income Forecast Spreadsheet- Click Here
  13. How to Select an Auctioneer for a Benefit Auction Checklist – Click Here

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Value: $497


Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS

An award-winning thought leader in fundraising auctions, professional auctioneer and consultant, Kathy Kingston has raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations across the country for over 25 years.  She founded Kingston Auction Company in 1986. Specializing in benefit auctions, she consistently empowers nonprofits and auctioneers to exceed their fundraising goals and offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement.

As a fundraising auction strategist and performance coach, she conducts innovative benefit auction seminars, tele-seminars and custom workshops throughout the country for both non profit organizations and auctioneers.  She is the author of “Record-Breaking Fundraising Auctions Tips” and has written extensively on on how to achieve breakthrough auction success in any economy. Kathy recently launched “The Fundraising Auction Academy” offering advanced business development and consulting workshops, personal coaching and private mentoring for professional benefit auctioneers.

Kathy was the recipient of the prestigious “Rose Award” from the National Auctioneers Association in 2006.  Ms. Kingston holds the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, only three percent of auctioneers nationwide have achieved this status. Kathy was a member of the Charter Class of the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) professional designation program. She graduated from Missouri Auction School in 1986. As an instructor for the National Auctioneers Association; she has taught both the Benefit Auction Class at the Certified Auctioneer Institute held at Indiana University as well as their professional designation program: Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) for auctioneers. Ms. Kingston has competed in the International Auctioneer Championship where she was a finalist in 2003.

Ms. Kingston served on the national Board of Directors for the United States Association for Blind Athletes (USABA) from 1986-1988. She also was the Executive Director and host of the USABA National Games in 1986 at St. Louis University, where she was awarded the Helen Copeland Leadership Award.

Kathy holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Louis University where she was named “Woman of the Year”.  Her unique professional background also includes an award-winning career in non-profit fundraising, higher education, university coaching, public service administration, and the entertainment industry. Ms. Kingston stands apart as a creative professional who brings both a long-range perspective and out-of-the-box thinking to maximize her clients’ fundraising efforts and break revenue records.