product fundraiser tips

Selling products or services can be a great way to raise funds for your nonprofit group. The key to a successful product fundraiser or event is to make sure you plan ahead of time and match your group’s strengths to your chosen fundraiser. Here are some top resources to help you not just decide what

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bake sale fundraiser

Did you know that October is not just National Cookie Month, but National Caramel Month and National Dessert Month as well? Sweets are in the air, with a national mandate! Bake sales might seem like an idea of the past that brings in little money and eats up oodles of mom’s time. With a few

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T-shirt fundraisers are a popular way to raise money for all sorts of different activities. Some people use t-shirts to raise money for local charities, while others use t-shirt fundraisers to cover adoption costs, medical expenses, and kids sports teams. T-shirt fundraisers are a fun and creative way to raise money. Raising money with t-shirts

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girl reading books

Even though the balance of book buying has shifted from print to e-book downloads, many of us still own and love printed books, new or used. Printed books are still in demand, especially when they can be had for a low price at a fundraiser like this. Essentially, a used books fundraiser brings together those

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Need some inspiration for your next fundraiser? Following are 100 + ideas to get you started! Don’t forget: * To maximize your income, get as many materials, rentals and prizes as possible donated, including space to hold your event and flyer printing * consider inviting special guests, like principals, local business leaders and celebrities who

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For this fundraiser you’ll need hula hoops, string lights, and volunteers to help assemble your peace signs – or any other signs you think are appropriate and supporters would love to buy. We chose the peace sign because of its popularity, but, as with any other type of sign or symbol, it can mean different

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Valentine’s Day is one of the best times of year to hold a fundraiser! A Valentine’s Day fundraiser offers the advantages of • Decreased competition from other fundraisers – as opposed to the busy times of year for fundraising like Christmas and Fall, when many local and nationwide groups launch major campaigns • Demand for

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Maybe you’ve used gift cards in gift baskets for silent auctions before, or as prizes for your most successful fundraising volunteers, but have you considered doing a fundraiser by collecting gift cards and cashing them in? Especially during the winter holidays, people get lots of gift cards for presents. Sure, you will most likely want

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Need, practicality, and usefulness are three elements that can really boost fundraising product sales. When you show your customers that you are selling something that is truly helpful and needed in their homes and their lives, like first aid kits and safety products, you grab their attention and their orders. First aid kits and other

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A cookbook fundraiser can be an interesting, profitable way to raise money for your group; and the added benefit is that you get to create a product that promotes pride and community, while leaving a lasting legacy! Why a cookbook fundraiser? • This kind of fundraiser becomes a “community” group project that brings everyone together

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Some holidays are just perfect for fundraising; from chocolate sales to Bunny hosting, Easter is certainly top of that list. For a simple spring fundraiser with wide appeal and good profit potential, hold an Easter chocolate fundraiser complete with chocolate Easter bunnies. An Easter Fundraiser with Appeal Chocolate is one of the staple goodies of

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fundraising calendar

With the possibility of ‘print-on-demand’ and the ease of self publishing, products like calendars and cookbooks that were previously deemed too expensive or too time intensive to produce and sell for fundraising purposes have actually now become ‘quick to plan and sell’ additions to the collection of fundraising products. Calendars: In the old days you’d

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