Shelly has been a live auctioneer, fundraiser, speaker and emcee for 17 years.
Shelly's company The Auction Divas has conducted over 700 events resulting in more than $130+ Million raised for charity.
Prior to charity fundraising, Shelly owned and operated a marketing company for 20 years.
Shelly teaches that, live fundraising is not limited to a live auction, rather it combines a live ask or paddle raise among other fundraising activities, in front of a captivated audience.
This course is designed to shave years off the learning curve for any skill-level fundraiser or planner, and accelerate greater fundraising results at live events.
Charity Event Fundraising Growth Strategy Hacks: 6 Modules with 33 lessons full of video and slide deck content, guides, PDF’s and assignments for your use immediately. (5 hours of content in all).
Facebook Group Access: Join our community of professional planners and fundraisers where you’ll be able to keep learning every single day. Also, join our weekly live Q&A’s.
Ultimate Planning Guides: We’ll give you our top guides that are ready to use, so that planning is a breeze, and you’ll be able to keep all of your important event details in one place.
Bonus Content: Once you complete the course, you’ll have access to bonus content like, How Does Consignment Travel Really Work, K-12 Fundraising Secrets, How Add a Live Ask to Silent Auction Event, and How to Fill your Events, using a Product Launch Strategy.
"I enrolled in your program and it looks AMAZING! It is seriously top notch professional. Your voice calms me down and you are a brilliant storyteller. This course is extremely thorough and presented in a clear way. Having videos makes it easier to follow and learn, I just keep watching and learning!"
"This is a program that many, nonprofits without professional development staff, will love and use – over and over. It’s easy to train and do at the same time. The length of the lesson is perfect. Having an outside expert give knowledge, printed materials and a strategic plan will give the Director the tools to keep everyone moving forward and on the same page."
"GREAT content! You do a really good job of explaining and outlining concepts, giving concrete suggestions when you're explaining your concepts and what to do to achieve results. Your class is very logical, common sense-oriented, and true to heart."
"This is awesome, very innovative and appealing! It is easy to navigate through the online platform and the look is upbeat and welcoming. Love it! I like the flow of the modules and lessons. I will absolutely recommend it to any special event-focused nonprofit or school that would like to up its game with its guests with live events."