5 Parent Concerns about Catalog Fundraisers and How to Address Them

Oftentimes, when students come home toting fundraising catalogs in their backpacks, parents are less than thrilled. They’re envisioning an arduous, painful process ahead, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Consider these common concerns parents express about school catalog fundraisers and

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6 Valuable Life Lessons School Fundraisers Teach Kids

School fundraisers are, for many schools and related organizations, an integral source of revenue. Without these fundraisers, many schools would not have playground equipment, highly anticipated class trips, music programs, uniforms, sports teams and/or equipment, and other assets to enrich kids’ lives

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High School Fundraising Ideas

Top 5 High School Fundraising Ideas Need an easy way to raise money for your high school group? How about five? High school fundraisers are often essential tools for success, especially in challenging economic times. When budgets are cut, high schools tend

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Sports Fundraising Ideas for School Athletic Teams

Top 5 Sports Fundraising Ideas Whether you play football, baseball or softball … lacrosse, hockey, soccer or any other sport … you know it takes a lot of energy. So when it comes to fundraising for your sports team, you want to

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A Checklist for Your Fundraising Parent Letter

Avoid Minor Mistakes in Your Parent Letter Before They Become Major Problems Parent letters are the final presentation of all the school fundraising efforts for parents and families. As they say, the devil is in the details. Which is why one little

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Why Product Quality Matters

Product quality builds the fundraising continuum There is no shortage of products to choose from for your group or school’s fundraising campaign. In fact, as buyers clamor for more variety, fundraising companies are getting more and more creative in their offerings. While

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Connect Your Fundraiser with Local Celebrities

Find out your local celebrities Every celebrity – big or small – went to high school somewhere, played a sport, did local theater, or otherwise participated in their community as they were growing up. And many of them would be happy to

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Leverage Local Businesses to Expand Your Reach

Create a Win-Win Situation with Local Businesses Most owners of local businesses see the value of participating in school and community fundraising events. The only problem is, they often don’t get asked! Sure, the mom-and-pop hardware store on the corner probably gets

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Rotate Your Leaders to Stay Fresh and Energized

We’ve all seen it – the poor beleaguered parent who can’t say no and ends up running the fundraiser every single year. Or the gung ho, outgoing parent who appears to have it all together and everyone happily lets them take charge.

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Keeping Up With Green Trends

Don’t Miss the Green Trend Blooming in Fundraising Today Green is the color of today’s most popular fundraising programs. No, not green for money – green for the environment! Whether you live in an urban, suburban or rural area, a community rarely

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