SchoolAuction.net

SchoolAuction.net is a service of Northworld LLC, the premier provider of benefit-auction software solutions. Which is to say, we’re a software company who likes to help non-profits with their fundraisers.

Contact Info
SchoolAuction.net
1631 NE Broadway Suite 139
Portland, OR 97232
info@schoolauction.net
support@schoolauction.net
(503) 715-1112

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Comprehensive Feature List

Maximize your revenue by utilizing all of our features

Feature
Traditional
Digital
Virtual
Fusion
Unique Event Sites Per Year

Choice of
Gala or Online Auction

Separate website for each event allows event-specific customization, reporting and concurrent fundraising
1
6
8
10
Subscription provides full access to all event sites (past and active)
Customizations, settings, records can be migrated (copied) to new event websites.
Choose a homepage template, theme, colors, then add your own images, instructions, or even CSS.
Bidding Options
Bid Sheets
Gala
Paddles
Gala
Online (bidders use their own laptop, tablet, phone from anywhere)
Online
Pre-bidding Online, high bids transfer to Gala
Mobile Bidding (bidders use their own smartphone at your Gala)
Blind (Secret) Online Bidding
Online
Max (ebay style) bidding or Quick (single) bids
Online
Extended bidding (automation to ensure all bids in final moments are captured)
Online
Proxy bids (for bidders w/o their own phone or needing assistance)
Online
Virtual (bidders watch livestream/chat/bid on a single screen)
Fusion (simultaneous in-person paddle bids + virtual online bids)
Fusion (simultaneous in-person + virtual online bids)
Gala with all smartphone bidding (silent and live)
Fundraising Campaign Pages
Individual pages for all of your ancillary fundraisers
Multiple Templates available (classic, crowdfund, online store)
Text-to-Give access to each Fundraising Campaign
One-time and recurring (monthly) donations
Virtual Event Features
Ultra low latency livestream broadcast
Participants watch livestream, chat, bid and donate on a single screen
Customizable Pre and Post event display and functions
Fusion tools support simultaneous in-person paddle bids + virtual online bids
Fusion tools support simultaneous in-person smartphone + virtual online bids
Fusion tools support Gala with all smartphone bidding (silent and live)
Registration Options
Unlimited Guests/Participants
Sell Tickets Online or Enter Tickets sold offline
Gala
Import Potential Guests
Import Guests with Tickets
Gala
Send Invitations to participate (donate, buy tickets, bid and more)
Email
Email or Text
Email or Text
Email or Text
Offer Add-on options to purchase/donate
Gala
Signup to bid online
Online
Donors and Sponsors
Unlimited Donors/Sponsors
Import Donors
Email Invitations to donate items/services with link to online donation form
Track procurement requests, results, and send receipts
Build and Sell Sponsorship packages including tickets and items
Display Sponsors on homepage and/or in catalog and/or on receipts
Catalog and Items
Unlimited Items
Approve/edit donations submitted online before they are added to catalog
Enter and configure individual items sell via competitive bidding, buy now prices, as pay-to-play parties, raffle tickets, or fund-a-need donations
Bundle individual items into packages/lots
Import Items and their donors
Select preferred item display: list, tile, compact tiles (bidders' choice)
Organize Catalog menu by Categories > Items for easier browsing of 100+ items
Organize Catalog menu by Class > Categories > Items for easier browsing of 250+ items
Create Online Paddle Raises
Online
Print Materials
Bid Sheets and Sellable/Signup Sheets for fixed price items
Gala
Item Description Sheets (with or without item image)
Gala
Combination Bid + Description Sheets
Gala
Display Logo or Banner image on bid and/or description sheets
Gala
Gift Certificates
Bidder Paddles
Gala
Guest Labels
Gala
Print Catalog (formatted items)
Gala
Event Night Tools
Advance Online Check-In
Gala
On-Site Check-In
Gala
Easy Item Sales
Gala
On-Site Check-Out
Gala
Smartphone Self Check-Out
Gala
Mobile Bidding Leaderboard
Mobile Bidding Dashboard for launching and monitoring bidding, adjusting closing times, and triggering notifications in real time
Communication and Branding
Customizable email templates for inviting supporters to participate (without having to create an account)
Customizable email templates for auto-generated notifications and confirmations
Create custom email templates (with merge tags) for general event marketing
Add your logo or banner image on all emails
HTML emails display consistently across all email providers/inboxes
Customizable Thank You email template provides personalized transaction details to supporters and donors
Print and email receipts to donors and supporters
Send Outbid Notifications via SMS (Text)
Send Invitations via SMS (Text)
Send custom SMS (Text) messages
Online Payment Processing
No revenue limits or thresholds
Our CC Processing Service (3.25%)
Vault credit cards during ticket sales, advance (online) check-in, or onsite check-in
Gala
Add optional fees to offset credit card processing costs
Rent or Buy Credit Card Swipers
e-checks
Request or require vaulted credit card prior to online bidding
Online
Bulk Process vaulted credit cards on all open orders
Supported Credit Card Gateways:
WePay
Authorize.net
NMI/Diamond Mind
iATS
eProcessing Network
Merchant e-Solutions
Moneris
Vanco
Vantiv (Elements gateway)
Bill Highway
Support
Comprehensive, illustrated online help documentation
Unlimited Email Support
Phone support on day of event
Virtual Event Webinar: weekly webinar for Planning and Setting up your Virtual Event
Virtual Event Webinar: weekly webinar for Launching and Managing your Virtual Event
Phone support M-F 9-5PST
Quick Start Webinar: 1 hour personalized training for your team: learn how to optimize the software for YOUR unique event
Flight Check Webinar: 1 hour personalized webinar reviewing your site, data, and settings prior to your event plus training for event night data entry team

Events & Fundraisers Supported

Event Type
Traditional
Digital
Virtual
Fusion
Number of Events Per Year
1

Choice of
Gala or Online Auction

6
8
10
In Person Gala Auction
Online Auctions
Golf Tournaments
Gala Auctions with online pre-bidding
Gala Auctions with mobile/phone bidding
Gala Events with mobile/phone voting contests
Voting Contests
Point of Sale
Virtual Live Auctions
Fusion Auctions with In Person & Remote attendance/bidding
Fundraising Campaigns with unlimited online pages for:
Crowdfunding
Pledge-a-Thons
Online Stores
Membership Dues
Annual Giving
Pre-Orders
Ticket Sales of any type
Recurring (Sustaining) Donations

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Call us at 503.715.1112 or
Email us at info@schoolauction.net