Education


The Perfect Fundraiser For Libraries: Used Book Sales

Posted on 25 September 2009

If you are someone that loves books, chances are you have been to a used book sale. They are popular with the community, with some of the larger ones drawing people from fifty miles away – or from other states! A used book sale can be a terrific fundraiser for a library, and an excellent [...]

School Grant Available from Top School Fundraisers

Posted on 25 November 2008

Through our website Top School Fundraisers we’re sponsoring a one-time grant program.  A quality education is something that every child deserves and I’m happy to be able to “give back” in some small way.  With this in mind only projects that are educational in nature will be considered. This grant is not a contest per [...]

School Fundraising News

Posted on 22 September 2008

My name is Jim Berigan.  I am the managing editor of Top School Fundraisers, which is a sister site to Step by Step Fundraising.  Our single goal is to connect schools with great fundraising ideas. If you’d like to know more about school fundraising, I’d like to encourage you to check out the website and [...]

I Love My Librarian Award

Posted on 16 September 2008

Here is a great program for public or school libraries.  You can honor your favorite, hard working librarian for the “I Love My Librarian Award.”  The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the New York Times created the award to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college and university libraries for [...]

Teacher Appreciation Day

Posted on 06 May 2008

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day. Those of you who are parents, were you able to do something special for your child’s teacher? If not, don’t fear, until Friday you have time to participate in Teacher Appreciation Week. We celebrated the week by sponsoring a blog writing contest on the theme of “My Favorite Teacher.” All [...]

Special Football Seating at Burlington High School Benefits Great River Hospice in Iowa

Posted on 19 September 2007

The Burlington High School Student Council is holding a raffle to support the Great River Hospice in Iowa, with a very unique prize that makes local football fans quite comfortable indeed. Winners have the opportunity to sit in a comfortable sofa during Burlington High School home varsity football games. They will also enjoy free snacks [...]

Bookstore Holds Midnight Harry Potter Bash to Raise Funds for Literacy

Posted on 27 July 2007

Harry Potter mania has hit a new high with the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7). Many bookstores planned midnight sales events to celebrate the final J.K. Rowling book in her popular Harry Potter series. A popular Canadian bookseller also turned Pottermania into a fundraising event. The Harry Potter Midnight Bash [...]