School Fundraising Plan

Here is a sample school fundraising plan that you can use as a template for your PTA or PTO fundraisers each school year. This plan applies to elementary school fundraisers, but will work for middle schools as well. The main idea is to do two big events, one in the Fall and one in the […]

4 Easy School Fundraisers

These four ideas for easy school fundraisers work well for both elementary school and middle school fundraisers, plus they don’t require any selling. The four school fundraisers that work well are:Box Tops For EducationLabels For EducationTyson Project A+ Labels FundraiserRecycling small electronics for cash or technology.These are very simple school fundraising ideas to setup and […]

Fun Raising Friday 20

It’s been quite a while, so here’s another Fun Raising Friday look at 10 ideas for fun fundraising events that other groups are doing to raise funds. These fun fundraiser ideas from all across the country range from elementary school fundraisers to non-profit charity galas.Duct Tape A Teacher – Students at an elementary school fundraiser […]

3 Easy School Fundraisers

Doing popular easy school fundraisers is one of the best ways to raise money for your school. By choosing a popular product to sell for a school fundraiser, you will raise more than picking something that’s new and different. I know that selling products isn’t always the most attractive idea for the PTA/PTO fundraiser, but best […]

Tyson Chicken Fundraiser

Another easy fundraiser idea for schools is collecting Tyson chicken product labels. Their labels for cash program is similar to Boxtops For Education and each Tyson chicken label submitted is worth $0.24 each. The program is called Tyson Project A+ and each participating school can earn up to $12,000 per school year.The Tyson chicken fundraiser […]

Fundraising Ideas For Schools

In this article about fundraising ideas for schools, we’ll cover ideas for elementary schools. Here are ten event ideas that will help you raise the needed funds.School Carnival – The most popular and profitable school fundraiser event is a carnival. It can be a Spring Fling or a Fall Festival, but its guaranteed to bring […]

Elementary School Fundraising

Perhaps nothing matches the enthusiasm and zeal of elementary school children. This carries over to elementary school fundraising events where young students strive to complete every assigned fundraising chore with determination and dedication. Teachers and parents participate and guide the children to ensure their hard work is successful and raises a lot of money.Candy is […]

Elementary School Fundraisers

Here are dozens of articles describing various elementary school fundraisers and tips on how to get extra profits out of each one. They are grouped by categories of fundraising product ideas, event ideas, fundraiser tips, and school grants. Elementary School Fundraisers – Product IdeasSeasonal Fundraisers – Ten ideas for high-demand seasonal products to sell for […]

School Fundraising Event

There’s no argument about the fact that schools need fundraising in order to accomplish their goals. If your school is like most, it’s active in some form of fundraising campaign throughout the entire year. If you don’t already do a school fundraising event, read this add one to your yearly plan.One way to raise big […]

School Carnival Ideas

If your school is looking for a new and exciting way to raise funds, try hosting a school carnival with inflatable rentals. With inflatable obstacle courses, inflatable sumo wrestling, inflatable bungee basketball and many other fun inflatable games, setting up and taking down a school carnival doesn’t need to be a big production.Boost Your School’s […]

Fundraising Overview

Let’s start with the big fundraising picture overview, or as I like to call it, the 30,000-foot view. Nationally, fundraisers by schools and other non-profit organizations were responsible for more than $5 billion in revenue in 2004, not including capital campaigns. Overall, charitable giving topped $125 billion.While that seems like a lot, retail sales exceeded […]

Organize School Fundraiser

Fundraisers are a lot more fun if everything is organized and planned ahead of time. Otherwise, it’s chaotic and you miss out on a lot of things that could have contributed to your bottom line. In addition, it’s a lot harder to recruit volunteers for your next fundraiser when this one didn’t go very smoothly. […]

Organize School Fundraiser 2

Hopefully, you’ve already read Part One of these tips for for when you have to organize a school fundraiser. Here are some other considerations for when you’re doing fundraising for your school:Using a consultant Consider using a fundraising consultant to assist your organization with larger fundraisers, first-time events, or mission critical efforts. Among the benefits […]