Gesture Mobile Bidding Silent Auction Technology

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Simple Technology

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Create diverse fundraising campaigns on Gesture’s user-friendly platform. A variety of tools help support efforts year-round.

From the moment you begin your partnership with Gesture, you’ll gain a fundraising ally in your dedicated Account Manager. They will work with you to help you plan, organize, and set campaigns in motion all year long.

Seamless Giving

Host an Event

Throw a party! Gesture's team will help you make it a fundraising success. Sell tickets, set up your auctions, and utilize Gesture’s friendly and professional staff to assist with check-in, checkout and all of your fundraising activities in between.

Paddle raise at a Gesture fundraising event

Year-Round Fundraising

Use Gesture’s platform for more than just events! Create text-to-give campaigns, annual fundraisers, and so much more. Reach your donors where they’re most accessible and make it possible for them to support you from anywhere, anytime.

Gesture Mobile Bidding on a phone

Fundraising Success

Exceed Your Goal

Attain your goals and bring in the funding you need to enable your mission for the next year. Track your success in the real-time dashboard the moment each campaign goes live. Use this data as a guide for future fundraising and create new loyal supporters.

Real time donation display at a Gesture charity event

Go ahead, socialize. We’ve got this.

We do the heavy lifting so you can focus on what matters most at your event. Gesture’s reputation for trustworthiness, dedication and true partnership stems from helping our clients succeed.

What We Offer

Gesture’s innovative technology platform is packed with tools that allow you to fully manage your fundraising campaigns. These intuitive products make it easier for donors to give and reaches them where they’re most engaged: on their mobile devices.

Event Fundraising

Manage all fundraising aspects at your event!

Organization Hub

Fundraising doesn’t end when your events do.

Guest Management

Getting donors to your event is just as important as keeping their information organized.

Make Hope Happen
is more than just a motto.

People want to act on what’s important to them, to contribute to the success of something that matters. But often the business of charity interferes with the experience of giving. Since 2011, we’ve partnered with organizations to capture each helping hand, each friendly smile, and each round of applause by turning inspiration into action.

Meet Our People

1,000+ Organizations have trusted Gesture nationwide

Read What Our Partners Say
Gesture partners with many different nonprofit and charity groups all across the country

Gesture was instrumental to the overwhelming success of our benefit for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Courtney McCarthy

Event Co-Chair, Hinsdale Junior Woman’s Club

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