Fundraising Ideas


A variety of fundraising ideas

Do it Yourself Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 31 May 2012

Most groups raise money themselves and they need do-it-yourself fundraising ideas. Luckily there are tons of great ideas out there to consider. Here are some brief descriptions of ideas you might consider. Of course you may need to adapt some aspects to your needs. We hope in the future to write more articles with additional [...]

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 [...]

Cookie Dough Fundraisers to Try

Posted on 02 May 2012

We’ve meant to discuss the effectiveness of cookie dough fundraisers for a long time and now that the fundraising season is ending for schools and sports organizations we felt like this was as good a time as any. Cookie Dough fundraising has been around a long time. Historically larger groups chose this option because of [...]

School District Reports Soft Discount Fundraising Card Sales

Posted on 21 February 2012

Does your group sell fundraising discount cards to raise money? I am curious to find out how you are doing with the sale of cards? The fundraising companies we speak to tell us that discount card fundraisers are booming. But then we ran across an article in the Tyler Texas newspaper that made us pause. [...]

Are People Tired of Cookie Dough Fundraisers?

Posted on 10 February 2012

Are people really tired of cookie dough fundraisers? I ran across an article in Our Colorado News that highlights one group that says it is. Cookie dough fundraising sales, though, suggest that is not true. First let’s explore the Colorado group in the article. “With supplemental funds so essential to helping preps sports programs perform [...]

Candy Fundraisers Can Raise Lots of Money

Posted on 08 February 2012

Don’t ever question whether or not Candy Fundraisers Can Raise Lots of Money. They can, they do and they will continue to be a great fundraising product. We just came across an article in the Statesmen Journal. A group of people really had a passion for their library. In fact they needed to raise around [...]

Fundraisers for Small Groups

Posted on 07 February 2012

Looking for Fundraisers for Small Groups? Let’s explore some options along with the pros and cons of each. 1. Lollipop Fundraising: Fundraising lollipops are great fundraising products for any sized group needing to raise a small to moderate amount of money. By that I mean someone needing to raise $500 or less. The reason lollipop [...]