How Risk-Free Fundraising Packages Help Nonprofits Raise More Money
By Philantopia on April 4th, 2024 | Categories: Blog

If you work in the nonprofit space, you’ve probably heard of the terms “no-risk” or “consignment” when it comes to travel auction packages. Here at Philantopia, we specialize in curating exceptional no-risk consignment travel packages so that the nonprofits we work with can easily and confidently raise more money for their causes.

But first, what does it mean to be “no-risk” or “on consignment”?

Essentially, here’s how it works: Once you’ve perused our wide selection of travel auction packages and determined which will be the best fit for your nonprofit fundraising event, you can reserve the package. You’ll notice at the bottom of every travel package page, there is a listed retail price and a listed reserve price. Your rate is the reserve price — and it’s always less than the listed retail price!

Once you’ve reserved the package, we’ll hold it for you until your event. At this point, you don’t pay a cent! It’s worth noting that travel auction packages are fantastic fundraising tools for live or silent auctions, raffles, and online sweepstakes. So, whichever form of fundraising you’re doing, travel packages are an excellent choice!

When your donor purchases the package through an auction, or when your raffle or sweepstakes has reached a minimum raise that ensures you can cover the cost of the package, that’s when you’ll pay Philantopia for the package. Anything you raise above the cost of the package you keep.

In summary: Your nonprofit will never prepay for a travel package from Philantopia. If you don’t raise the funds you need to cover the reserve price, no sweat! You’re not on the hook for the package.

At Philantopia, we believe that when you win, we win, which is why we make it so easy and affordable for nonprofits to use our service.

Philantopia Provides Travel Auction Packages That Donors Love

And because donors love Philantopia packages, nonprofits love them, too! Here’s why:

Philantopia Travel Destinations are Extraordinary

When you glance through our catalog of global travel offerings, it’s clear that Philantopia trips are the travel experiences of a lifetime. From world-class destinations and accommodations, to exceptional customer service, to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for exploration, there’s no shortage of reasons why donors love our travel destinations. Just take a look at some of our favorites:

Sipping Bordeaux France Vacation Package — Who doesn’t fantasize about a dreamy vacation to France? Travelers stay in Bordeaux city center, and enjoy private wine tours and a private bike tour. There’s a lot to love about this travel package!

Telluride Luxury Getaway Package — During summer and especially during the winter, Telluride, Colorado is an incredible destination: nestled in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, up to eight travelers will enjoy a mountain escape. Skiing and snowboarding during the winter, hiking, biking, and climbing during the summer!

New Orleans Home of Jazz Culinary Tour — The Big Easy is known for incredible music and mouth-watering food! Travelers will experience both on this trip, enjoying luxury hotel accommodations and a dinner jazz cruise, and their choice of city or bayou tour!

Philantopia Makes it Easy for Nonprofits to Promote their Fundraising Event

Once you’ve chosen the trips you want to offer your donors, our team will deliver publish-ready descriptive text and images that you can use in promoting the travel package(s). We make sure that all our photos are beautiful, well-lit, and colorful, so your donors can easily visualize themselves enjoying the travel experience of a lifetime.

Whether you’re creating a website, posting on social media, printing out postcards or banners, or something else, you’ll be armed with all the assets you need to help make your fundraiser a success!

Philantopia Makes Travel Easy for Everyone

After your event when your donors have purchased the travel package, our travel concierge team will handle everything. We’ll make sure that your donors are well taken care of, and assist in making reservations and answer any questions that may arise. If the travelers decide they would like additional assistance (say, if they want to extend their trip or purchase extras), we can direct them to an affordable travel agent who will make booking their dream vacation a cinch.

Explore Some of Philantopia’s Top-Selling Travel Packages

Ready to get started with our risk-free travel packages? If you’re curious about what Philantopia has to offer, check out some of our best-selling travel packages, below!

Napa Valley Wine Tour Package in Calistoga — Donors will enjoy a six-hour chauffeured wine tour and tastings at three of the region’s top wineries in California’s iconic wine country. Between the luxurious accommodations at the Mount View Hotel & Spa, incredible food and wine, and the sheer beauty of California, this package is a classic Philantopia hit!

Culinary Vacation Package to Rhone, France — A true retreat in one of the most stunning locations in the world, this vacation package includes daily poolside breakfast, a full-day tour of Châteauneuf du Pape with a chef-prepared picnic, and a guided hike through the vineyards to Roman ruins. Truly unforgettable. But don’t take it from us — read one traveler’s review here.

Mountain Vacation Package in Banff National Park — What could be more romantic than staying in a castle with your sweetheart in the heart of an UNESCO World Heritage Site? The famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel offers an award-winning European-style spa, unparalleled mountain skiing, and delectable dining options, all surrounded by blissful nature.

The trips listed in this blog post are just a small sampling of what Philantopia has to offer. Be sure to browse the rest of our website for more incredible travel auction packages.

Not sure where to start? Our team is here to help! Reach out to our team of nonprofit fundraising experts today — we can’t wait to meet you!