Over A Decade of Philanthro-tainment

With Over $40 Million Raised For Charities

Over A Decade of Philanthro-tainment

With Over $40 Million Raised For Charities

Magnetic and distinctive performance

to make your event unforgettable.

You want a professionally delivered, strategically crafted and entertaining performance that expertly builds audience excitement and energy through humour and interaction. The Auctionista understands what it takes to touch hearts and souls, putting your cause front and centre.

With The Auctionista, you get:

  • a powerhouse performance on stage and virtually
  • Custom content developed specifically for your event and cause
  • A fast-paced, dynamic program blending your core messaging with an emotional appeal

Live Auction

Philanthro-tainment at its finest. Dynamic combination of live auction and masterfully crafted fundraising strategies to make your event unforgettable.


One compelling impact story. 11 minutes. Cause-connect created. Fundraising goal achieved.

Event Hosting

Professionally delivered, strategically crafted and an entertaining performance that expertly builds audience excitement, energy leading to inspired giving.

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Unlock the Art and Science of Fundraising Success

with expert training.

The Auctionista Fundraising Techniques provide a step-by-step breakdown to make the most of your events. Layne travels across the globe to educate non-profit staff and volunteers about the best practices for their efforts. Their tried-and-true strategies make up the magic mix and will change the landscape of successful fundraising for your organization.

Learn from Layne’s expertise to upgrade your fundraising abilities.

With The Auctionista Fundraising Techniques,

we are:

  • Moving the dial on philanthropy
  • Raising the fund factor
  • Bringing leading-edge trends to clients
  • Making our communities stronger
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For the right energy to raise record-breaking funds

“I used to be a non-believer until I met Layne, aka The Auctionista, and I saw the profound difference having a trained professional do a live auction makes. The key differences are strategy, professionalism, and funds.”
– Ann Rosenfield, CFRE , Executive Director , WoodGreen Foundation

“Layne is an extraordinary auctioneer … they bring incredible energy, passion and a flair for making auctions fun, fast and profitable. Layne has the ability to connect with the crowd, draw them in, highlight the charity and its needs and close the deal … I HIGHLY recommend Layne.”
– Mary McPherson CFRE, Vice President Fundraising & Chief Development Officer at The Arthritis Society

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“It was our pleasure to work with Layne the Auctionista for our first-ever HeartWorks at Home Virtual Gala. While the original plan was a star-studded evening in NYC, we had to quickly pivot when the pandemic made an in-person gala impossible. Layne pivoted seamlessly right along with us. Their strategic input during our planning process was invaluable. We broke barriers together, with new hardware, new technology, and various locations in two countries. Layne and their team were partners throughout the process and our event was a huge fundraising success. In front of the crowd – even online – their personality shined, with excitement and passion for our mission. Viewers loved the show and they donated.”
-Eileen Masciale, Chief Program Officer, The Marfan Foundation, New York City, New York USA