January Fundraising Ideas
The Advantage of a January Fundraiser
January is generally a slow time of year for fundraising, but you can use this to your advantage and hold a simple, quick fundraiser when people aren’t getting bombarded with request from other fundraising groups.
We suggest something quick and easy for January. And, start planning something bigger for February and the upcoming Spring fundraising season.
THIS January, we recommend an online fundraiser. We now have order-takers with Web Stores and the Online Fundraising Store with ship-to-home. Online fundraisers are what everyone is asking for.
Quick & Easy Is the Way to Go for a January Fundraiser!
4 Quick and Easy Fundraising Ideas for January:
- Online Fundraising Store (with Ship-to-Home)
- Order-Taker with Web Store
- Pizza and a Movie Discount Cards
1. Online Fundraising Store (w/Ship-to-Home)
The Online Fundraising Store features candy, snacks, candles, home decor, and more. It’s free to register, it’s easy to set-up, and it’s Ship-to-Home! This is a great fundraiser for January, with all of our new guidelines and social distancing.
2. Order-Taker (w/Web Store)
You can now have a Web Store for order-taker brochure fundraisers. Your supporters can purchase online and items will be delivered to your group for distribution. A great option for fundraising in our New Normal.
One of our most popular is the Custom Logo Face Masks. Everyone will love to show off a new face masks.
3. Raffle Fundraiser
A Raffle is also a simple fundraiser for January. Sell tickets to win an item that is winter themed, such as a S’mores Maker, Sherpa Throw, Crock Pot, Snow Blower. Also, always good for a raffle prize are Echo devices, Kindle eReaders, or a Smart TV. You can get mre suggestions from our article: Winter Raffle Prize Ideas. We also have lots of other articles with ideas for raffle prizes.
Ideas for a Winter Raffle Prize (from Amazon):
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4. Pizza & A Movie Discount Cards
The Pizza and a Movie Discount Card fundraiser would be perfect for January. The main form of family entertainment in the winter months is eating pizza and taking in a movie. Everyone will love the discounts! Papa John’s Pizza and Redbox teams up on this discount card.
To-Do List for January
In January: Start Planning February Fundraising Campaigns!
January is the time to start serious planning for a February fundraiser. February has great opportunities with Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, and other holidays falling in that month. Now is the time to start planning your fundraising campaigns for February!
In January: Start Thinking of Ideas for Spring Fundraisers
January is not too early to start planning for your Spring fundraising campaigns. We always offer a few new products for Spring, so be sure and check these out and read our articles about fundraising tips and ideas for successful fundraising.
Make a list of the products you’re interested in and present them to your committee (if there is one). It takes a while to decide on the best choice for your group, so start now to give yourself plenty of time.
In January: Order a FREE Fundraising Info Guide
To help find ideas for your Spring fundraiser, order our free fundraising info guide. It includes all of our products, profit charts, and fundraising tips to get you started.
January is the TIME:
Yes, January is the time to start thinking about your Spring fundraising campaigns! It’s not too early! Spring is right around the corner! Don’t think you can stop and rest…get started now. 🙂