Booster clubs rely on financial contributions to maintain their daily operations and to help the student programs that they support. There are many different ways that booster clubs can accept payments including cash, check and virtual funds. Being able to accept credit card payments is another excellent way of diversifying the booster clubs funds and increase financial possibilities….
Booster club members put in a lot of time and effort into fundraising activities. The actual event is the result of months of meetings, delegating tasks, recruiting volunteers, and implementing the details to produce a flawless event that raises a lot of money. At the conclusion of an event, you want to share the highlights to those who could not attend, and a great way to do that is via a slew of great booster club video editing apps available. If the school’s football team makes it to the playoffs and your booster club captures touchdowns and fans cheering, you want a video to share those special moments!…
The start of a new school year arouses excitement and nervousness among students and school administrators about the prospects of what lie ahead. Booster club members know well this means new faces in the roles of club governance too. Here are a few ideas about what to consider when your booster club leadership transition occurs that will help you plan and promote for success.
While gaining a non-profit status is a rather straightforward process, maintaining and keeping it can prove to be more difficult. There are many nonprofit laws in place that a group must follow. A non-profit organization can lose non-profit status if they don’t follow the rules and nonprofit guides. These rules are set in place by the IRS and outlined in the 501(c)(3) documents you must follow as a nonprofit.
Booster clubs have nonprofit status because they are a charitable organization not looking to profit off of their financial gains. A Booster club’s nonprofit status can be removed if there are any nonprofit company mistakes, which is why this a great reason to keep booster club management up to date on the rules and guides. That way, nothing risks your current booster club status with the IRS. The following outline some of the more common ways that a booster club could lose it’s non-profit status.
The role a booster club plays in aiding schools and students participating in sports and non-athletic activities can not be overstated. An Odyssey of the Mind Booster Club can help open a world of discovery for the students of your school. Assisting with an Odyssey of the Mind competition isn’t quite the same as backing your typical fine arts or music program event. Here are a few insights into how an Odyssey of the Mind Booster Club supports its team.
While monetary donations are always welcomed and accepted by booster clubs, another form of donation not often talked about is in-kind donations. Booster clubs accept in-kind donations because even though they may not be cash, they hold a monetary value and can do a lot to support a booster club financially.
Finding new ways to promote your booster club to your target audience can be difficult. If you are looking for some ways to promote your booster club online, consider Twitter if you are not already on there. Booster club Twitter marketing is similar to managing other social media profiles – but with it’s own set of best practices.
Yes there are a ton of different social media platforms such as Facebook or Instagram, and many times the first question people ask is: why should I use Twitter? Not only does Twitter limit the length of your posts – it means managing yet another online profile and creating the content targeted towards that audience.
With more than 126 million daily active users, and a good portion of those being of a younger audience – booster club Twitter marketing may be a great way to talk to a new segment of your local target audience! Let’s take a deeper dive into why Twitter may make sense as part of your club promotion strategy….
Having a youth orchestra booster club is a great way to support your musical child and their classmates. Music is such an important part of a child’s life and being a part of a student orchestra can benefit them in many ways. While high school popularity may fall around the sports programs, music programs such as band or orchestra are just (if not more) important….
While booster clubs might feel like they’re all fun and games there is a lot of rules, regulations, and guidelines set by the federal government that must be followed to a T. The IRS booster club guidelines are possibly the most important, especially with the financial nature of a booster club….
We’ve all seen those eye catching, professional looking emails that seem to show up in the inbox at just the right time. With bright colors, stunning images and easy to read fonts. Many of these email and social media ads surely must be produced by an advertising firm or other professional. Sure, organizations hire businesses to create their digital communications, but everyday people can create impactful messaging themselves – with a little help from an email marketing company, of course. And choosing the right email marketing system for a booster club or other nonprofit organization needn’t be an arduous task. A quick internet search will pull up dozens of providers making it hard to tell which ones are safe, useful and cost effective? Read on as we highlight seven top companies that offer free or low cost programs that deliver booster club email marketing solutions….