Category Archives: Auction

Why EC3 Fundraising is So Hard—and This Year’s Auction So Critical

Posted on by Elisabeth Tobia

Fundraising at EC3 has never been easy, for several reasons. First, although we’re a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we haven’t been very good at serving the community-at-large. Our core competency—early learning and child care—is something that must be done on-site; we can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Auction, Community | Leave a comment

Gymnasium Zamboni

Posted on by Elisabeth Tobia

Last spring, at EC3’s annual fundraising auction, we did a “reverse auction” to raise additional funds for improvements that might not be feasible using tuition funds. (Being a responsible nonprofit organization, we try hard to take in only what we … Continue reading

Posted in Auction, EC3 Biz | Leave a comment

2012 EC3 Auction: Big Prizes, Bigger Goal

Posted on by Elisabeth Tobia

In less than one week, EC3 will hold it’s annual fundraising auction. I’m not even sure how many of these we’ve done, but it must be approaching twenty. What started as a simple event to bid out cute little art … Continue reading

Posted in Auction | Leave a comment