Mobile Bidding

Engage bidders with outbid notifications and ensure that guests keep bidding, no matter where they move in the room.

Event Management

Eliminate checkout lines for your guests and paperwork for yourself using our battle-tested event management tools and best practices.

Online Auctions

Open your auction to your mailing list and lengthen the selling window with synchronized bidding in-person and online.

Payment Processing

Pre-swipe credit cards and process payments for auction items, donations, ticket sales, raffles, and more.


501 Auctions makes it simple for charities to create their auction catalog, collect bids, and process payments for fundraising events. We do this by integrating our revolutionary mobile bidding system with an online catalog so each of your members can bid from any smartphone or computer. At the end of the night, all winning credit cards are charged with the click of a button, eliminating both your stress and the infamous checkout line.

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Our Clients

501 Auctions works with charitable organizations large and small to hold great fundraisers. We realize that each organization and event is different, and we would love to learn more about yours. Please contact us for more information or to discuss if 501 is the right partner for your cause.

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Case Studies

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  • Put the fun into FUNdraising at your next charity event!

      At 501 Auctions our goal is to streamline administrative tasks to help your fundraising event run smoothly. In addition, our easy-to-use software engages guests in the bidding process, increasing your auction revenue. That’s not all however! The aim of our weekly blog is to give you best practice advice and auction tips that can [...]

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  • Silent auction items: is there an ideal number?

    Knowledge of your charity’s guests, use of auction technology, understanding the live auction potential of your items, and having a variety on display are important considerations when deciding how many auction items you will need for your fundraising event. Learn more here!

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  • Let’s talk about your Live Auction!

    Last week’s blog focused on the logistics of running your most efficient auction event and how to best optimize your own time and energy during the evening. This week we are going to add a few more tips on how best to incorporate the live auction into your auction process. Firstly, live items must be [...]

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