Silent Auction Pro Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

Silent Auction Pro

Live auction event management for nonprofits

4.82/5 (234 reviews)

Silent Auction Pro Pricing

Starting from: $129.00

Pricing model: One-time License

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

A free trial is available on request.
AuctionCore: $129 per event
AuctionDay: $149 per event + 1.5% per transaction
AuctionPromoter: $149 per event
AuctionOnline: $149 per event
AuctionMobile: $149 per event

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Silent Auction Pro Pricing Reviews

Pros
  • Check out Process
  • Affordable and easy to use.
  • functionality, ease of use, pricing
  • Great Support, and functionality. Great price.
Cons
  • Absolutely nothing!
  • Credit card set up takes time.
  • After auction reports are somewhat confusing
  • Some mandatory fields that are not useful for our event.
99%
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25 reviewers had the following to say about Silent Auction Pro's pricing:

Leah Gray

Great Software for Silent Auction fundraising

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-03-07
Review Source: Capterra

We used Silent Auction Pro for a second year in a row. We received great support and the event went incredibly smoothly. The product is a great value for the price. Great Support, and functionality. Great price.

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David McKenzie

Silent Auction Pro - VERY HAPPY!

Reviewed 2017-03-20
Review Source: Capterra

We've been using Silent Auction Pro (SAP) for 6 years now. We moved from using an Excel spreadsheet which became very hard to manage since our donations were increasing. The functionality fit us perfectly along with a price point that we could afford. For each of the 6 years, we always have question that come up and the SAP customer service always responds in a timely fashion. The use of SAP also has minimized if not eliminated the auction customer issues we encountered while using a spreadsheet to manage everything. I would highly recommend using SAP for anyone want to run a silent auction! functionality, ease of use, pricing

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Live auction event management for nonprofits

Jessica Herzog

Smooth silent auction

Used monthly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2016-09-24
Review Source: Capterra

I have worked with organizations that use different software to manage their silent auction, silentauctionpro was definitely more affordable and easier to use. Our check-in and check-out process went much smoother than in past years without using the system. Training staff to use it was also very easy and the customer service we received helped us through the learning process. We ran a paper bid sheet auction, but used the ticket sales feature and the day of event module to increase guest check-in and check-out convenience. The system performance was as advertised and really helped keep us organized. Great value for our needs and we plan to subscribe again for our next event.Affordable and easy to use.

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Chani Ninneman

Incredible Customer Service, Great Product

Reviewed 2015-08-07
Review Source: Capterra

We threw our first ever gala event with a silent auction this past spring, and I would have been a puddle of nerves on the ground if it hadn't been for Silent Auction Pro, and their wonderful customer service. The product is actually easier than you think it's going to be - I kept thinking I was doing things wrong because it wasn't hard. And if you need them to hold your hand through every stage of setting it up, they will. Pros - ease of use, adds professionalism, great customer service, saves tons of time Cons - At first I thought the services were way too expensive, but it really is worth it. They also don't charge you until after the event. Not cheap, but definitely worth while! (And actually, compared to similar software from other providers, this is on the less expensive side.)

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Keith McLane

Top of the Line

Reviewed 2015-11-02
Review Source: Capterra

Silent Auction Pro is phenomenal. So all-inclusive, so easy to use, and at such an attractive price point. A++!

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Live auction event management for nonprofits

Kathleen Fey

Outstanding customer service, intuitive software, great help features.

Used other for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2017-12-21
Review Source: Capterra

Ease of use, professional appearance to our auction, mobile capability.Ease of use, and made our auction look very professional. The pricing is very fair and the customer support is outstanding.

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Jennifer Getts

Biggest Bang For Your Buck

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-02-18
Review Source: Capterra

My organization, the Humane Society of Noble County, Inc. in Kendallville, Indiana, recently used this software at our annual Raise the WOOF gala for homeless pets. I recommend this company to anyone looking for an affordable, easy to use system. It was user-friendly for both our attendees and our check-in/check-out staff. The training and support received before the event was excellent, and (the INCLUDED) technical support staff went above and beyond the night of the event when we had a few users that had trouble with the system (which turned out to be simple password errors and nothing to do with the SAP software). We used a different software company in 2016 - it was ridiculously expensive, complicated to use and technical support was NOT included, but could be purchased for another astronomical amount. SAP had REAL people call us to touch base, they kept in contact with emails, and everything we wanted was included in this system. I will be recommending Silent Auction Pro to our next fundraising committee! Easy to use, does everything the company says it does, and affordable.

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David McKenzie

Our View of Silent Auction Pro

Reviewed 2015-01-07
Review Source: Capterra

Our upcoming Boy Scout Silent Auction in March will be our 4th year using Silent Auction Pro. We had used a spreadsheet prior to using Silent Auction Pro which was very cumbersome and hard to manage. Silent Auction Pro has vastly simplified our auction and has allowed us to better manage our auction each year. The customer support has been fantastic! Quick and timely responses for all of my questions. Our auction contains over 400+ items with a retail value just over $20,000. There is no way we could run our auction without Silent Auction Pro. I've reviewed other auction websites. NO ONE beats the them on price or functionality. I think their tag line says it the best - "Simple. Affordable. Powerful". I'm glad to have them as a partner and continue to look forward to working them them year after year!

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Jennifer Kantor

Small School Auction

Reviewed 2016-02-25
Review Source: Capterra

This is the 3rd time I have utilized Silent Auction Pro software for a school fundraiser. It is intuitive, simple, and made us look polished and organized. Features I loved most include: Easy Check-in, Easy Check-Out, entering of winning bids, and the integrated credit card feature. Also loved the Videos to self-train. All in all, I would use this software again in a heartbeat. The value for the price is unmatched! Jim and his team are excellent to work with. Recommend without hesitation.

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Pam Hricik

I wouldn't run an auction event without Silent Auction Pro

Used other for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-05-10
Review Source: Capterra

Able to easily run a fundraiser with a silent and live auctionIt's easy to use and makes my events go very smoothly. Guests are always impressed with the ease of check in and check out.

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Erika Zimmerman

Silent Auction Pro fit our organization and event perfectly. It was affordable and easy to use.

Used other for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-10-30
Review Source: Capterra

Most of all I like the price. I also like that the Help section is very thorough and had videos. My representative was also very helpful and had used the software themselves.

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Brandy Roberts

Greatest Decision I Made Yet!

Reviewed 2017-01-06
Review Source: Capterra

I have been running the fundraising event for years and after attending a special Gala myself recently, as I guest, I was able to see their silent auction was done digitally. It peeked my interest and I had to find out how to one day add it to my own events. I took the time to follow up afterward to find out the pricing for such a modern system but was shocked to discover they invested close to in moving their silent auction digital. I was upset to learn the cost and thought we would never be able to do such an improvement as the cost was too high for our small organization. This led me to start researching software that was currently out in the market and I came across Silent Auction Pro. The reviews were amazing and the pricing was UNBELIEVABLY affordable!!! I am very happy to say that as unbelievable as it sounded, we took a chance on the product, and it was the greatest decision I have made for our organization yet!!! Everything turned out splendid, the digital silent auction went off without a hitch and was a HUGE success. The software is very simple, extremely easy to get around, and it even had a few features to save us time and money. The customer service we received from beginning to end was unsurpassed in excellence! They have won us, our guest, and the charity we support over and I will be using them for years to come!! ~Highly Recommend!

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Ginny Vietti

Silent Auction Pro has exponentially increased our elementary school auction profit!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-11-29
Review Source: Capterra

Savings of time, money and energy! A huge increase in profit over the last several years!Silent Auction Pro makes the auction process seamless. Our school auction has gone from completely paper based, to silent auction with software, and then to mobile bidding over the past four years. Silent Auction Pro walked us through this process, helping us through each transition. The customer support we received was phenomenal. Their staff even looked for any issues and contacted me with assistance! In addition, we price compared several other similar services, and Silent Auction Pro was very cost competitive!

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Peggy Cervera

Excellent - it met all of our needs!

Reviewed 2016-04-07
Review Source: Capterra

We selected this software for our first try at mobile bidding for our event because of: 1. It is web-based and did not require our guests to download an app 2. Ease of use, both preceding the event for our staff use and during the event for our guest usage 3. We could use only the portion that we needed 4. It provided unlimited support, both before and during our event at no extra cost, if needed 5. It met all of our requirements while being the most affordable solution, so the value is outstanding. 6. It helped us increase our silent auction revenue by 38% and exceed our revenue goal.

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Megan Miller

Auctions are easier now

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-11-11
Review Source: Capterra

The capabilities of this software save me hours. The updated look of the online item listings is fantastic. My donors feel like they are getting properly recognized within the listing of their item. The price of this software is also very reasonable. ease of information input, ability to check history of items, bidders and donors, flexibility with picture and logo uploads

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Jenniferu Kantor

Awesome Product!

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-01-27
Review Source: Capterra

I used this software at my kids preschool auctions for three years and now that they are in elementary school, I convinced the staff to try it and we all love it. It is user friendly, intuitive, affordable, and has great customer support. I recommend it highly!Ease of use, affordability, bid sheets are clean and professional.

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Cory Dunn

Great software for silent auction for growing non profit!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2017-11-15
Review Source: Capterra

Fundraising software can be very expensive and overall this was a great value for the money! Silent Auction Pro is a user friendly software and met all of the needs of our event, from acquiring donations to selling event tickets and communicating with guests to the actual auction. The end user product looks professional and our guests commented on its ease of use! Customer support was always willing to help with any questions, and the help function and videos online were easy to use and helpful.

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Tracie Ramsey

Candlelight Gala 2016

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2016-12-01
Review Source: Capterra

Silent Auction Pro was extremely easy to use and to teach others to use. The price is very practical and we loved the different options. You only buy what you need. The check-in and check-out process went very smoothly and all of our guests commented on it.Check out Process

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Sara Gat

Modular product allows you to easily manage your auction/event

Reviewed 2015-04-26
Review Source: Capterra

I was first drawn to Silent Auction Pro because of it's modular pricing structure. Our event is modest and most products I looked at offered way more functionality than we needed and came with a hefty price. We were able to purchase just what we needed to manage our event in a simple and elegant manner. It was great to use a multi-user system, so my team could help input donations. As I learned how to use the platform and manage my auction/event accordingly, the Silent Auction Pro support always responded quickly and gave me clear instructions as well as helpful suggestions. We'll definitely be using this product again next year for our event.

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Chris Wong

Great software! Give it a try!

Used other for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-02-12
Review Source: Software Advice

Software is great and very user friendly. Reasonably priced. Excellent customer service who are very helpful. Online bidding through mobile has been an amazing experience with conveniency and the ability to add folks who could not attend the event to still participate. And it tracks everything!!!

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Farhad Taleghani

I used it for our Annual Rotary Major Fund Raiser In Marin County

Reviewed 2016-05-09
Review Source: Capterra

The ticketing, Silent Auction and donation requests were so wonderful and productive. We increased our net donations after all costs by 50% with less staff and volunteers!! We evaluated six different software and decided on Silent Auction Pro after calling multiple users and references. The most salient aspect of the software was the superior support. The value and low investment was a huge factor as we are a small Club (27 members) and hence we had to justify the expense. I can not express enough our deep gratitude and full satisfaction with the system.

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Brian Bullington

Great customer service and a useful product getting better. Takes a little getting used to.

Reviewed 2016-02-11
Review Source: Capterra

We have now used Silent Auction Pro for 3 years for our nonprofit gala. We started using it because it was the most cost effective way to take people's credit cards ahead of time for a more expedited check out process. Our board still doesn't want to go totally electronic, so we use it to sell tickets, to prepare the bid sheets for silent auction items, and to run the checkout process from our paper-based silent auction. Pros: once you learn the system, there are a lot of aspects to it that are very quick: preauthorizing credit cards; assigning arrivals to large group ticket packages (improved this year); inputting silent auction items; checking out. We love the fact that one person can sit down with all the bid sheets and enter winners into the system, and then all the user information pops up at the check out table with just a few clicks. Bundling donations into auction packages is a little bit clunky, but far better than the manual system we used to use. They are very clear and fair about the pricing, and you can easily scale (want just the processing, one price, add in the online portion, here's the addition, want live mobile bidding, here's the addition. The support was very responsive to every problem we had. Cons: The interface and website look a little bit dated. I would like a bit more flexibility in the ticket packages, either with discount codes or special price packages that only certain people could see. The interface isn't super intuitive, but once you know where things are it makes sense. I'd also like to see a little more flexible reporting after the event. Overall a strong product.

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Helen Feroli

Deschutes Family Recovery: 3rd Annual Helping Hands Gala

Used monthly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2016-06-20
Review Source: Capterra

After vetting a few other products similar to Silent Auction Pro, we opted to use SAP for our 3rd Annual Event. The price of SAP was considerably less than other products and the features comparable. Customer service was top notch! We had relied on spreadsheets for our prior 2 events and SAP saved an enormous amount of staff time before, during, and after the event. Ability to enter, track, and package donations. After event reports (which categories of donations returned the highest proceeds, accounting, etc.) offered a lot more information than we had anticipated and has proved to be one of the most valuable features for our group.

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Cathleen Kalcic

Great features for a fair price

Reviewed 2017-03-13
Review Source: Capterra

We switched to Silent Auction Pro after using another product for 4 years. I evaluated a few tools and picked this one because it offered Online Auctions, networking for team members, and credit card integration at the most reasonable price. The customer support was fabulous - both the help pages and the phone/email support. Our event ran very smoothly and we raised more money than ever before!

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Lara Katz

Excellent Choice

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2017-10-07
Review Source: Capterra

Helped us run our best auction to date, with virtually no line at checkout, even though we had almost doubled our attendees from the prior year.This is terrific software, especially for a smaller nonprofit. What sold the software to us is that when I inquired about it online on a Saturday, I got an immediate phone call from the owner of the company and software developer. This was very typical of all interaction with this company throughout our use of the software - we got immediate responses from support when we had questions, they understand that auctions happen on weekends and support needs to be available then, and when we found a few quirks in the software they were repaired immediately, often by the developer personally. We previously used Greater Giving and BidPal; all three have features that I like and don't like, but overall SilentAuctionPro is by far the best value for the price. The a la carte pricing is a huge benefit for nonprofits like ours that cannot use all features (i.e. online bidding). Overall, from last year to this year (BidPal to SilentAuctionPro), we went from about 100 to 195 attendees, and from our worst checkout ever to our best. The instruction files, help menus, videos, etc were by the far the best of any nonprofit software we have used. We were invoiced after the auction for the software, which could be of great benefit for a nonprofit just starting out with their first auction.

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