World Class Fundraising Auctions

Kathy Kingston’s Advanced Benefit Auction Training Program


I’m thrilled that you are ready to power your fundraising auction to the next level! I designed this advanced benefit auction training program so that you and your auction team, board members, staff and volunteers can create record breaking fundraising auction success now.

Together we’ll customize your training with my personalized conference calls. My audio classes are loaded with fresh and progressive best practices. Listen with your auction committee members, staff, board and volunteers so you can propel your profits for your benefit auction now.

My World Class Fundraising Auction Advanced Training includes everything in my SOLD! Benefit Auction Best Practices Training.

You’ll stay ahead of the power curve with all my audio classes and quick start materials so you can take a fast track to fundraising auction success! And, as a special bonus, I’ve also included audio recordings from top fundraising consultants who are share their expertise about how Board of Directors members can enhance their nonprofits and also add value to their business.

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


  1. One 30-minute Laser Coaching Call, includes up to twelve people.
  2. Four 45-minute Custom Strategy Calls, includes up to twelve people.
  3. Complimentary audio recordings of these calls.
  4. Pre-call questionnaire. Customized Fundraising Auction Evaluation.
  5. Unlimited email support for 60 days from Kathy.

How to Schedule your Personalized Consultation Calls with Kathy:

Please contact Kathy to schedule your Personalized Consultation Calls 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 first scheduled call with Kathy.


  1. Attract & Motivate the Right People at Your Auction: Magic Ingredient – Click here
  2. Get Auction Items That Sell Best – Click here
  3. The 3 Advanced Strategies to Procure Premier Auction Items – Click here
  4. Keep Your Benefit Auction Fresh, Fun & Profitable  NEW – Click here
  5. Energize Boards, Auction Committees and Volunteers – Click here
  6. Create No-Risk Profitable Live Auctions and Silent Auctions – Click here
  7. Optimize Your “Ask-Ability”: How to Ask for All Things Benefit Auction – Click here

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


Serving on Nonprofit Boards is Good Business”– a series of 8 one-hour audio sessions provided by the Nonprofit Affinity Group of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting.

Our goal is to share our extensive knowledge about how to help non profits and to enhance your contributions as a board member and in turn to add value to your business.  We are delighted to collaborate with fellow members of Society for the Advancement of Consulting and the Alan Weiss community.

  1. Session 1 – So you want to be on a board – Click here
  2. Session 2 – Engage! Provide Oversight – Click here
  3. Session 3 – Tell the Story –  Click here
  4. Session 4 – Ensure the availability of sufficient resources: Part I – Click here
  5. Session 5 – Ensure the availability of sufficient resources: Part II – Click here
  6. Session 6 –  Build leadership for the future –  Click here
  7. Session 7 – Plan! –  Click here
  8. Session 8 –  Alan Weiss’ Perspective – Click here     

About the Presenters and the Society for the Advancement of Consulting


  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 – Clic k 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


© by Kathy Kingston 2012. All Rights Reserved.

Value: $997


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.