Archive | February, 2012

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. […]

Unique Fundraisers for Unique Needs

Posted on 16 February 2012

Unique Fundraisers for Unique Needs. If more groups would think like that they would most definitely raise a lot more money. We all know there are tons of fundraising ideas out there. Lots of them are tried and proven like cookie dough fundraising or candy fundraising. But even though they are tried and proven doesn’t […]

Is School Fundraising Replacing Tuition Hikes?

Posted on 13 February 2012

Is School Fundraising Replacing Tuition Hikes? That’s a question that’s being asked more and more. We have heard from lots of parents lately who tell us that their schools are requiring more and more school fundraisers rather than raise tuition. They complain has been that this practice is really a stealth way of raising tuition […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]