How to Make Sure Parents Get Your Fundraising Information

15 Strategies to Make Sure Parents Get Your Fundraising Information As a principal, one of the regular frustrations I had was making sure information I wanted/needed to get home into parents’ hands actually made it to its intended destination. The amount of papers that go home with students today is monumental. Corrected homework, tests, quizzes, art projects, teacher newsletters, flyers from other non-profits, school picture packets, field trip permission slips, fundraising materials, progress reports, and report cards- the list is […]

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Why Choose Custom Tumblers for Sports Team Fundraising?

Choosing a Fundraiser for Your Sports Team It’s always hard to decide which fundraising product to choose for your sports team. Obviously, you want something that will sell well and give you a decent profit. There are lots of products that fit that description. So, what is the most important question to ask yourself? What Do Your Fans Want? Ultimately, you want to choose a product your fans want to buy. Again, that could include a lot of products. But, […]

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The Pros and Cons of a Cookie Dough Fundraiser

The Ups and Downs of Cookie Dough Fundraising The cookie dough fundraiser is one of the most popular choices for elementary schools. Although it gets repeated year after year, it’s tried and true, and still remains a top choice. However, there are pros and cons, up-sides and down-sides, to consider before choosing cookie dough for your school. The main upside for cookie dough is that customers never tire of ordering it, and in fact, look forward to it each year. […]

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Pre-Sell Fundraising

What is Pre-Sell Fundraising? Pre-Sell Fundraising is also called Order-Taker, No Risk, or No Money Up Front fundraiser. It’s just what it says…you take orders and collect the money up front (pre-sell), which means that there is no risk to you. You do not have to pay for products until you have already made the sale and have the payment. A Favorite for Schools This type of fundraiser is good for any school or group that does not have money […]

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Cheerleading Uniform Fundraiser Ideas

3 Fundraising Ideas for Cheerleaders Cheerleading is a very popular school team sport. The cheerleaders are seen at football and basketball games, performing gymnastic-like turns and flips, all with a great big smile! Cheerleading, like any other sport, has funding needs. The Cheerleading team’s uniforms are critical, because this is how the team is identified. They cheer wearing the school’s colors and typically an image of the school’s mascot. Having great cheerleading uniforms is not only important for the team, […]

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How to Have a Read-a-Thon Fundraiser

Books Help Students Learn to Love Reading & Raise Funds Parents and teachers love the idea of a fundraiser that encourages students to love reading. That’s what makes a school Read-a-Thon an ideal fundraiser. Kids Read…and the School Earns! This article is about How to Have a Read-a-Thon Fundraiser. Getting Started Creating a school Read-a-Thon is fairly simple, you begin by creating forms that students can bring to family, friends and neighbors to ask for sponsors. Students can ask to […]

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Tips for Successful Fundraising

Fundraising Tips and Ideas Fundraiser Alley would like to help you have a fun and successful fundraising experience. The articles below have tips and ideas we would like to share. If you have any questions or need help with your fundraising project, please call us (1.866.826.0944) and we will be glad to help! Fundraising Tips Fundraising Ideas A Few of Our Favorite Articles: School – PTA/PTO Fundraising Tips 10 Tips to Be a Great Salesman for Your Potential Supporters 5 […]

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Stress-Less Fundraiser Tips for School Fundraising

Does Your School Fundraiser Stress You Out? These STRESS-LESS Fundraiser Tips are for all parents who get involved in fundraisers …isn’t that ALL of us? Are you burnt out with the same fundraiser each year? Do you frequently have several fundraisers going at one time? Do you have nightmares about distributing fundraiser products? Would you like to have LESS FUNDRAISER STRESS? Read the tips below, and STAY CALM. SET A GOAL The first order of business should always be to […]

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5 Steps to Run Your Fundraiser like a Business

Run Your Fundraising Campaign Like a Business It doesn’t matter if you are managing a fundraiser or a business; you have to do it seriously, like a professional, if you want to have good results. Unfortunately, not many people know how to deal with fundraising and how to organize it, so don’t make the mistake to jump straight into it. You need to think seriously about fundraising ideas to find the best option for your group to earn money. If […]

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How to Increase School Fundraiser Participation

Maximize Parent and Student Participation in Your School Fundraiser Most schools rely on fundraisers to generate much needed revenue for their programs. These kinds of events are great ways for schools to raise money and accomplish goals. However, there seems to be a growing reluctance by some parents to participate in such programs. Without active and enthusiastic participation, however, fundraisers cannot succeed. So, as school leaders, we have to employ every strategy we can in order to ensure success. Here […]

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