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Fundraising Ideas for Kids

Posted on 20 September 2012

There are definitely some good fundraising ideas for kids. In fact we will discuss and link to some of the best ideas on this page. But the fact of the matter is that you can choose the best fundraisers available and still not get the results you hoped for if you don’t put some effort [...]

Do Prizes Produce Better School Fundraising Results?

Posted on 14 June 2012

There has been so much discussion on whether incentives or prices help school fundraising results or not. And a recent article in the Orange County Register about 7 top students fundraisers receiving terrific prizes created the opportunity to continue that discussion here. The main question is whether prizes produce better results or are simply given [...]

Students Raise More than $50,000

Posted on 13 June 2012

People who think students can’t or won’t raise money for their school fundraisers simply need to look to New York City to see how wrong those thoughts are. The Washington Post reported that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will recognize a group of students who raised around $57,000 to help pay for the 9/11 Memorial. [...]

State’s junk food ban could take bite out of school fundraisers

Posted on 07 May 2012

We were a little stunned when we saw an article that was posted on the Drudge Report. The story comes from the Boston Herald and it talks about how state regulations would negatively impact school fundraising efforts .. especially cookie dough fundraisers and bake sales. The articles starts with: The Departments of Public Health and [...]

Even Towns Look for Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 16 March 2012

Times are getting so bad that even towns are looking for fundraising ideas to raise money and other ways to reduce spending. Shawn Touhill, a Doylestown Township supervisor, got people together as part of a new town fundraising committee. They gathered Monday night to brainstorm ideas for saving and raising money. Most of the ideas [...]

Activity Based Fundraisers Booming

Posted on 07 March 2012

We ran across an article the other day that was encouraging. It talked about activity based fundraisers like walks and runs and how they had set new fundraising records in 2011. For the past few years there’s been lots of talk of the decline in product fundraising. The main reason given time after time has [...]

Politics and Fundraising

Posted on 09 February 2012

Politics and fundraising. They seem like such different worlds but they sure do have a huge impact on each other. That has never been more evident than the recent conflict between President Obama and the Catholic church over the need to include no cost contraceptives in their health care policies. Consider this article from the [...]