Archive | June, 2012

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. […]

School Candle Fundraiser

Posted on 07 June 2012

If you’re looking for a school fundraiser you might consider narrowing your search down and look into holding a school candle fundraiser. Candles make so much sense. Pardon the pun. But they really do. Research shows that just about every house in the United States burns or at least owns candles. Doesn’t it make sense […]

50 Percent Profit Cookie Dough Fundraisers

Posted on 04 June 2012

One of the misconceptions about cookie dough fundraisers is how much profit your group can make. No matter how often a website talks about profit lots of people assume that their group will make 50% profit. So I thought it might be helpful to talk about profits and cookie dough fundraising. The fact is that […]