November Fundraising Ideas

November Fundraising Ideas

5 Ideas for a Fundraiser in November

November is a great time for fundraising campaigns. People are feeling thankful and are generous to worthy causes.

It’s a little late to start an order-taker type fundraiser, since customers usually like for their products to arrive before Christmas. If you start early in November, there may be time, but check with your distributor to be sure.

There are many ways to earn funds in November, but here are five of our favorite ideas to get you started. You can find more information on all of these below.

5 Fundraising Ideas for November

5 Fundraising Ideas for the Month of November

  1. Katydids Candy
  2. Smencils
  3. Chocolate Bars
  4. Pretzel Rods
  5. Raffle

1. Katydids Candy

Katydids Candy

Katydids candy is one of our most popular fundraisers. Katydids are a specialty type candy and it makes a nice gift idea and to have on hand to serve during the holidays. Not only does it taste wonderful, it comes in a nice reusable tin. Order by the case and offer it for sale at church or school events. Let family and friends know that you have it to sell and they will come to you! We recommend to order by the case to sell in-hand. You can’t go wrong with this fundraiser in November.

2. Scented Pencils

Smencils Scented Pencils for Fundraising

Smencils are scented pencils made from recycled newspapers. Good for the environment, good for fundraising! Students and parents alike will love these unique pencils and pens.

3. Candy Bars

Chocolate Bars Fundraiser

Chocolate Bars are an easy fundraising idea for any time of the year. Perfect for October because customers can use them for Halloween treats. There is only a one case minimum order. Your school or group earns 50% profit. Find out more…

4. Pretzel Rods

Pretzel Rods for Fundraising
Looking for something different for your November fundraiser? How about Caramel Coated Pretzel Rods or Sweet & Salty Pretzel Rods? These unique and yummy snacks will be welcome treat! Perfect for sports teams and school clubs to offer at sports games and students can sell to family and friends. They will also make a fun fundraiser!

5. Raffle

Fall Raffle Prize Ideas
November is a great month for a raffle. Try to place your prize and entry boxes in a local retail store. That will give it plenty of customer traffic. Choose a prize that you think will attract attention. If you need help, read some of our Raffle Prize Ideas for Fall Fundraising.


Fundraising Ideas for November

Fundraising Tips:

Remember to always tell your potential customers why you are having your fundraiser.

Always tell your customers:

  1. WHO you are (your name and school/group name)
  2. WHAT you are selling
  3. WHY you are fundraising


  • Smile!
  • Say Thank You!

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