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Mobile Bidding & Auction Software

Seamlessly manage all types of charity auctions including: silent auctions, live auctions and online auctions.

Mobilize your cause™.  Maximize your silent auction.

With BidPal Auction Software and Mobile Bidding you have choices. Whether you are looking for a fully staffed event or a Do-It-Yourself solution, our team provides you with options that will exceed your expectations and meet your budget.


Mobile bidding is a revolutionary new paperless bidding method that allows participants to bid straight from their phones. Not only will your organization receive more bids through mobile bidding, but it can also help you simplify your event execution and management.

BidPal mobile bidding and auction software simplifies all aspects of your live and silent auction and adds an unparalleled level of fun and excitement to your events.

One size doesn’t fit all, and that’s why BidPal Charity Auction Software and Mobile Bidding offers a Do-It-Yourself solution as well as a Full Service packages that include onsite event and technical expertise.


How mobile bidding works


Start early

Manage auction item procurement. Publicize your charity auction, sell tickets online, promote sponsorships and let the bidding begin.


Upon Arrival

Registration like you’ve never seen it before. Seamlessly capture guest info, swipe credit cards for express checkout, and log guests in on their mobile phones.


During the Event

Experience unparalleled competitive bidding, text outbid notifications, raffle ticket purchases, sign-up parties, max bids, donation moments and more.


Close Out

Instantaneous checkout, emailed receipts, and robust post-event analytics and reporting results in happy guests, volunteers and staff.

Auction Software Features
Designed for Fundraisers


Offering intuitive tools to help manage auction items.

  • Generate solicitation letters
  • Track procurement status
  • Log item location
  • Bundle multiple items into packages
  • Auto assign package numbers, starting bids and raises
  • Group items by category


Sell tickets and manage RSVPs online.

  • Customizable ticket packages for donors & sponsors
  • Offer coupon codes for discounts
  • Sell VIP access, raffle tickets, and party passes
  • Collect seating requests and guest names’
  • Track guest dietary restrictions
  • Accept additional donations

Online Auctions

Easily create unlimited online auctions allowing your donors to effortlessly bid anywhere.

  • Allow guests to preview auction packages
  • Jump start bidding prior to an event
  • Sell fixed price items
  • Showcase event countdown clock
  • Hold a post-event fire sale of unsold packages


Selling additional items is a breeze.

  • Raffle tickets
  • Sign-up parties
  • Mystery boxes
  • Wine Pulls
  • Merchandise
  • Beverage Tickets

Donor Management

Track donations, manage communications and acknowledge your auction donors.

  • Generate auction solicitation requests
  • Quickly view all donor contributions
  • Create custom  post-event donor thanks yous
  • Send email donation reciepts


Expand your reach beyond the ballroom, with social media functionality.

  • Share your Facebook and Twitter feeds
  • Live tweet your event with Twitter Scoreboard
  • Allow donors to share silent auction packages


BidPal can assist with auctions that may be better suited for paper bid sheets.

  • Generate paper bid sheets
  • Print package tent cards
  • Track winning bids, sold items and donations
  • Email or print receipts
  • Manage outstanding payments


Reach your donors with the convenience of our mobile app to further engage your donors.

  • Send push notifications to donors throughout the year
  • Review receipts from past events
  • Track charitable giving from all sources
  • Stay up to date with current charitable news
  • Quickly access open mobile bidding events

Live Donation Appeal

Build the excitement of your live donation appeal into an avalanche of giving by allowing your guests to contribute using their cell phones. Results are calculated and displayed in real-time, giving your nonprofit unique opportunities to exceed your goals.

Want to try it out? Text DONATE to BIDPAL to make a mock donation. Don’t worry. Your card won’t be charged.


BidPal’s customizable scoreboards provide your event attendees real-time status updates on current bids, incentivizing them to bid more and make sure they go home a winner.

Using BidPal’s Scoreboard with a live donation appeal provides donor recognition as well as a visual of your fundraising.

BidPal Scoreboards additionally have the ability to share your guest’s tweets and pictures in real time helping you take your event and mission viral.


We recognize the importance of maintaining a robust donor database, which is why BidPal’s fundraising software allows you to effortlessly move data between our software and the leading donor databases.

If you use Salesforce to maintain your records, BidPal Connect our Salesforce App provides you the convenience of moving data back and forth with just a few mouse clicks.

The BidPal team of more than 250 fundraising professionals and technologists is ready to help you take your fundraising to the next level.

From our Account Managers to our state-of-the art Support to our Onsite Event Staff we have your back.

BidPal’s fundraising software takes the thousands of data points collected before, during and after your event and converts them into actionable items to help you strengthen your mission.

You're in control of your data! Everything that is stored in BidPal can easily be exported in multiple formats (CSV, PDF, DOC) for additional external analysis.

“BidPal is at the forefront of event auction technology, and provides invaluable auction services. Our guests loved having the freedom to enjoy our party while being constantly connected to the auction. We could not be happier with our experience, especially acknowledging that we generously exceeded our auction revenue goal!”  

Lori Davidson
Steppenwolf Theater Company

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WEBINAR: Year-End Fundraising Messaging & Marketing Tips

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