To apply, send a
message to Khimaira with
the following information:
The contact person as described
above. Include name, address and telephone number.
List of involved parties:
This could be the organization's officers or
others with decision-making responsibilities.
A complete description of the
aspects of the Auction:
This will be provided in an information page
for review by buyers and sellers. If there is a
website with additional information, please provide that
URL. Describe the date this effort began and a brief
history to date.
Not required, but recommended.
When would you like to begin? How
long do you want to run the auction? We suggest 60-90
days, but longer is not a problem for us. If you have
a stated goal amount, you could run until your goal is
reached. You want to have enough time to get the word
out. For some auctions, it would be very helpful to have
notices in the various club newsletters, which requires some
Details of other funding sources:
What other sources of funding are you
receiving; have applied for; or are considering.
Once the requested
information is received, Khimaira will review the request
and make a decision as quickly as possible. If
approved, the Benefit Auction will be added to the
list, and your promotion of the project can begin. If
the request is not approved, the parties can reapply at a
NOTE: Remember, we provide this as a free service, and
we need to work around our schedule for paying customers :)
Please allow approximately two weeks for us to get the
necessary programming for the auction in place, once
We would appreciate your acknowledgement of this service by
Khimaira in your advertising for the event, with a link to
Please review the
policies of auction sales. We will not allow any
illegal activities or illegal items for sale. This is
a family site, and will do not allow adult orientated items
for sale. We reserve the right to delete any Auctions
that don't comply with our policies.
The effectiveness of the Auction
Administrator will be the key to a successful
Benefit. Roles will include:
- Promote the Auction and seek
- Assist users who may have
difficulties with completing the donation process
- We suggest you send a note of
thanks to each person donating, and let them know you
will follow up when a purchase is made.
- Answer questions about the
- Act as liaison, if necessary, for
following up on receiving payments and ensuring that
auction purchases are shipped to buyer.
- Review Closed Auction Items to
make sure all purchases are paid for and credited
- Provide a reporting to Khimaira
within 30 days of close of the Auction. This will
just be a summary of total income received and a list of
any unpaid or unresolved Auctions.
- Provide the mechanism for
conducting the Auction.
- Provide a page of
information for the auction.
- Maintain the Auction script and
provide enhancements and improvements in any way we can.
- Pay for the bandwidth
used by auction traffic.
- Answer users' questions as
promptly as possible, which may mean referring them to
the Auction Administrator, if applicable.
- Provide technical assistance as
- Assist Administrator and User in
any way we can to help facilitate a positive experience
- All assistance is
provided free of charge for the Benefit Auctions.