Ardoch’s Great Auction

Thank you for your interest in donating to Ardoch’s Great Auction 2024. Your donation can help students in disadvantaged communities to thrive in education and life. The auction happens each year in November online and runs for 5 days.

Peta McFaul is heading up the volunteer team seeking donations. you can contact her on [email protected] or via [email protected]

The Auction will take place from November 13th-17th this year. We are aiming to raise $20,000.

FAQs

What do we need from you now?

In order to help us promote the prize/s please send us some photos (prize), a short description of the item as well as your logo.

What promotion are we doing?

In the lead up we will be doing social media advertising, Doing a piece in our newsletter and volunteer newsletter. As well as letting our Corporate partners know about the potential prizes we have and giving them material they can send around their own company. We would be doing multiple social media posts advertising the different groups of items.

Would there be any opportunities for us to be promoted among your network and partners? Could you share collateral from past fundraisers as examples?

We are happy to include you in our marketing material in the lead up to the even this includes – emails about the event, on the auction website, shout outs on social media as well as including you in the newsletter. We are happy to send examples should you want to see them.

  • With the Social Media as mentioned above we are happy to tag you in the post where we shout you out. As this is an online event all our promotion will be digital apart from maybe 1 print newsletter. We will include your logo in the posts as well as tagging you. We will start doing lead up marketing in October and continue through until the end of the event.
  • Your logo and a link to your site will also be added to the item on the auction website.

Where does the item need to be sent? And when?

There is 2 options for delivery (preference is for them to send it out)

    1. We will put you and the winner/s in touch so you can organise the delivery direct. (if you were to go for this option we would need photos of the prize) (this will happen after the auction)
    2. You can send them to Hannah Faulks, Level 4 85 Queen St Melbourne 3000 and we will pass them onto the winners (we would need them by the 6th November)

Where are our supporters?

The auction is open to anyone in Australia. We are based in NSW and Victoria and thus most of our supporters and corporates are mainly based here as well.

I have another question or want to donate.

If you have any more questions or would like to donate please reach out to Hannah Faulks, Fundraising and Engagement Coordinator, [email protected], 9537 2414.