Open Auction


The open source solution to help you manage your Auction.

The Open Auction is an excel spreadsheet, specifically designed to help you plan and execute your auction. It has been created with non-profit organizations in mind. Its only requirement is MS Excel.

The Open Auction consists of several worksheets; each one designed to manage a different part of the auction process. The system helps with the following areas:

  • Manage vendors and their donations.
  • Manages attendees and paddle numbers.
  • Records bids on live auction items.
  • Records bids on silent auction items.
  • Manages raffle items, 50/50 draws, and cash donations.
  • Generates invoices for checkout.
  • Controls Expenses.
  • Generates auction items lists and silent auction bid forms.
  • Generates thank you letters with results from the auction.

Can this run/sharing on more than one computer?

in FAQ's
by SWOregon • | | 0 comments
We ran a benefit last year and though it worked, the one computer and entry person was overtaxed. This year will be a larger event and I feel sure we need to have capability of more than one person entering data. Will this system allow/handle that?

Items appearing and disappearing from Live Auction Tab

in Support
by Steven • | | 3 comments
Hello, We were going to use your spreadsheet for our yearly Church Auction. After keying in data for several hours and about 2 hours before the auction, I started to noticed items not appearing on the Live Auction tab. After going back and forth between the All Items tab and re-saving the m...read more
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