About the Auction

The 2018 ideastream Live Televised Auction

Thursday, April 19  Sunday, April 22

Tune in and bid online or by phone at this annual rite of spring when viewers can tune in to window-shop from the comfort of their own homes.

The funds raised through the ideastream Live Televised Auction help support your nonprofit public media station serving Northeastern and North Central Ohio.

We encourage you to support the 2018 ideastream Live Televised Auction by donating an item or becoming a sponsor. Any questions, email us at auction@ideastream.org or call 216-916-6154.

Donate Items or Services

We are now accepting donations for the 2018 ideastream Live Televised Auction. The Auction cannot exist without the support of area businesses and private individuals. There are many benefits associated with participating in the annual event. The more valuable your donation, the more on-air promotion and visibility your company will receive.

  • Deliver your message to viewers in 17 counties, including viewers in Cleveland and Akron.
  • Reach potential customers who live, work and shop in your neighborhood.
  • Showcase your product or service on TV.
  • For more information - download and print out a donor brochure

To donate: Download and print out a Donor Form

Find out what items make great donations and learn how to have your donation picked up here.

Email us at auction@ideastream.org or call 216-916-6154.

Sponsor the Auction

As an underwriter and/or board sponsor of the ideastream Live Televised Auction, you’ll be associated with one of Northeast Ohio’s most respected, prestigious and visible non-profit organizations. To become a sponsor, please contact Lori Marks at lori.marks@ideastream.org or 216-916-6284.


Auction is a fun and exciting fundraiser! The annual ideastream Live Televised Auction happens every spring. Volunteers are needed to help in every aspect of these functions.

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