Auctioneer, Fundraising Consulting



Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting

DBAC is proud to (exclusively) serve growing nonprofits 'Raise the Bar' and optimize their fund raising efforts.

For more than 25 years, Benefit Auctioneer – Bart Darfler has been (exclusively) assisting nonprofits raise more money, build more advocacy, and expand their missions’ capabilities with a common sense approach to event fund raising. Your organization’s largest annual fund raising event will benefit tremendously having Bart’s dedication and involvement in your corner. From the initial planning, prep, and production stages to the event night’s performance, he brings an collaborative, enthusiastic energy that will generate outstanding results. Included in his service package is a time-tested and proven Audience (Advocate) Development presentation. This key component of fund raising success helps his valued clients set ever higher attendance and revenue records, year after year.

A licensed auctioneer in Florida, Illinois and Indiana, Bart has served on three nonprofit boards, two municipal commissions and has ‘worked’ almost a thousand major fund raising events around the country; from national organizations like the Jane Goodall Institute and the LPGA to your local, neighborhood schools. From the Salvation Army to the Humane Society; CASA to Cubs Charities; Medical universities to hospital foundations, Bart will bring an exemplary skill set and fresh ideas to your event.

Bart attends seminars and professional development training to stay informed. He knows the latest trends in fund raising strategies and best practices. He has completed the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) training hosted by the National Auctioneer Association and has attended numerous BAS Summits. He has been a co-presenter at a number of “Raising the Bar” nonprofit seminars (and his own online webinar) to nonprofit professionals.

He’d love to learn more about your organization’s mission, your upcoming event, and expectations. Let’s have a conversation – no strings attached; no obligation. We shall explore how you can increase revenues and build advocacy while planning and producing your top-grossing annual fundraiser.

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I would recommend Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting without hesitation to any nonprofit organization looking to take their event to the next level and increase their attendance and fundraising revenue.

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Andrea Womack
Executive Director

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Florida, Illinois, Indiana


  • Not only did attendance increase but Bart also helped us more than double our revenue from last year's event.
  • I have honestly gotten over 20 compliments on our "awesome auctioneer"
  • He helped to make the evening fun, relaxing, and entertaining while furthering our mission.
  • We really appreciate the work you put in to help us make the event a success!!