Gift Cards Fundraiser
Description: Taking orders for future delivery of gift cards from a specific merchant. Often done as an overlay to a regular catalog fundraiser or at a table at an event. Examples include gift cards for Borders Books, Home Depot, etc.
Best Suited For: Small/Medium
Prospective Customers: Adults
Comments: Percentage payout is low compared to most fundraising items, but as an overlay, it adds extra profit to any other activity.
Feel Good Rating: Three stars
Gift Cards Fundraiser Ratings
Financial Aspects (1 – 10 scale): Profitability Ranking 5 Average Unit Price 7 Dollar Volume Per Participant 6 Percentage to Organization 2 Total Dollars to Organization 6 Subtotal (maximum of 50)
Pros & Cons (1 – 5 scale): Community Impression 5 Organizational Impact 4 Quality of Deliverables 5 Risks 4 Hidden Costs (freight, etc.) 5 Subtotal (maximum of 25)
Commitment Required (1 – 5 scale): Preparation Time 4 Selling Effort 3 Collecting Funds 4 Processing Orders 4 Delivering Goods 4 Subtotal (maximum of 25)
(On a scale of 1 to 100)
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