2023 Live & Silent Auction

The Georgia Forestry Foundation’s Silent & Live Auction is a highlight of the GFA Annual Conference. This event benefits forestry education and outreach throughout the state.

The silent auction will go live at 5 PM Fri, July 21!
Bidding will remain open until July 29! 


Auction Sponsor:

Donor Information

Would you like to donate an item to the Annual Conference Live and Silent Auctions?
Email Nick
DiLuzio (
nick@gffgrow.org) or Olivia Parrott (olivia@gffgrow.org)

Item Information Needed:  

  • Item name  
  • Item description  
  • Donor name  
  • Retail value (if known)  
  • Landscape photo of the item, if possible 
  • Whether the item will be mailed/delivered to the GFA office or dropped off at the Annual Conference 

GiveSmart Registration

Givesmart bidding will open on July 21

Silent Auction: Online bidding only
Live Auction: In-person bidding only
Raffle Tickets: Can be bought online or in-person

How to register and bid on GiveSmart:

  1. Go to GFF’s GiveSmart homepage at gfa2023.givesmart.com OR text gfa2023 to 76278
  2.  Enter your name and contact information
  3. Create a username and password
  4. Enter your credit card information
    • This step is required to create an account. When the silent auction closes, item winners will immediately be charged their winning bid to their credit card account.
  5. On July 21, the site will go live and you’ll be able to browse the auction and purchase raffle tickets
  6. Bid high and bid often!
    • You will be notified on your phone via text and email if you have been outbid.
    • Live auction items will be set to preview-only mode so you can view beforehand what you may want to bid on when the auction starts during the Saturday night banquet!
  7. If you end up winning a live or silent auction item, please come to the expo hall after the banquet on Saturday night to claim your item(s).


Auction and raffle proceeds will benefit: 





Olivia Parrott
Communications & Fundraising Coordinator

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