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DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers- Fundraising, Benefit, and Wine Auctions - is the catalyst for providing your nonprofit organization with the superior fundraising auction consulting and event planning services you expect and deserve. We provide you and your committee with peace of mind! Our auctioneers' infectious enthusiasm and professionalism will help you to overcome those unexpected challenges in planning for a successful auction fundraiser. A national leader in the fundraising auction industry since 1993, our company has entertained countless live auction attendees and left them smiling.

Tom DiNardo has earned an outstanding reputation as a fundraising auctioneer in achieving net revenue profit increases of at least 25 to 50 percent on average for his clients! Your satisfaction is Tom's personal goal. Considered to be "One of America's premier wine auctioneers", let Tom DiNardo help you design the perfect charity wine auction event. Tom DiNardo is also a contributing freelance writer for the Wine Enthusiast magazine, AuctionZip.com, and GlobalAuctionGuide.com.

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Foothold Technology provides nonprofit agencies with software that tracks both mission-critical and administrative data. Foothold has developed a powerful, Web-based software application, called AWARDS, which allows point-of-service data entry. Additionally, because AWARDS is delivered as an Application Service Provider (ASP), all you need to use our system is a computer and an Internet connection. There are no additional staffing or hardware costs, ever. Foothold has recently released a Homeless Management version of AWARDS.

Foothold's commitment is to allow agencies to focus on their mission by freeing them from the burdens of record keeping and reporting. Our promise is to drastically reduce the time required for administrative tasks by automating as much of the work as possible.
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Entango provides a complete outsourced solution that allows nonprofit organizations to conduct online outreach and fundraising to help increase revenue and decrease costs. Our services enable nonprofits to leverage their Websites into an effective means of communicating with their existing supporters as well as reaching out to millions of Internet users. Entango's services include customized e-mail outreach, secure online donation and membership processing, event registration, merchandising, and more. In addition, through partnerships with other companies that are also in tune with the nonprofit community, we are able to provide a wide range of related services, such as donor incentives, auctions, major donor prospect research, corporate matching services, etc. Among Entango's current clients are many large, innovative charities, educational institutions and membership-based organizations that have embraced an important new fundraising method.
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Schoolyard offers a wide range of creative and dynamic multimedia communication & publication solutions for independent schools and non profit entities. Schoolyard specializes in solutions that merge form and function in unique and compelling ways. Our graphic designers craft exceptional print publications, CD-ROMs, and websites, and our programmers have developed numerous practical and efficient web-based software tools that allow schools and non profits realize the full potential of the web.
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LocalVoice.com puts the power of the Internet to work for member supported organizations. Our complete suite of web-based applications enables e-commerce and e-communication capabilities including secure online donations, direct email marketing, online event ticketing, e-surveys, and more. We provide an instantaneous, cost effective means of transforming a web site into a key part of fundraising and member relationship management strategies.

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GuideStar is a searchable database of more than 640,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States. The GuideStar web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc. (PRI), a 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1994. PRI's mission is to help improve the effectiveness of the nonprofit sector through the collection and presentation of comprehensive information about nonprofit organizations. It seeks to stimulate charitable giving at all levels by creating an information marketplace where donors learn about nonprofit programs, activities, and effectiveness. With access to more information, donors can take an active and analytical role in charitable giving; less burdened by fundraising, charities will be better able to achieve their individual missions. The database is built with a foundation of information from the IRS, but all nonprofit organizations can update their GuideStar report online and provide a more complete picture of activities, mission, and goals, for FREE.
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Philanthropy Journal, through a daily Web site and weekly email bulletin, delivers nonprofit news, information and opinion that professionals, donors and volunteers can use to make change happen. Technology and entrepreneurialism are transforming the way nonprofits do business. Philanthropy Journal reports on "new philanthropy" strategies to manage staff and data, deliver services, raise money and market the cause. Readers can also post free announcements about people, grants, events and fundraising results.

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CharityVillage is Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector. This online service centre is dedicated to encouraging, supporting and servicing 175,000 Canadian charities and nonprofit organizations, and the millions of staffers, volunteers, donors and supporters who make them an important part of our national fabric.

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