A Booster club silent auction is an auction that do not have an auctioneer. People place their bids by paper ballots or via an app instead. Auctioneering is a hard job and add to overall costs, so silent auctions offer a way to run an affordable auction that anyone can organize.
Silent auctions are popular with booster clubs because they build community spirit while potentially bringing in a lot of money for the club. But organizing a silent auction is no small undertaking. In this article, we will explain how to hold a silent auction and get the most out of the items you have to auction….
Many times, expanding the reach of your booster club can be difficult. Google Ads is one option booster clubs can use to get through those periods of growth stagnation. No matter how much effort is devoted to a club activity, ultimately an organization and event’s success depends on attendance. Without the proper booster club marketing for your club and events, you will not be able to hit your target goals….
February 26, 2019 /
/ in Booster Club Marketing
Before the internet, booster club online advertising was non-existent. Word of mouth, flyers and corkboard posters were the only way to let your community know what was happening with your booster club. School programs that needed funding sent students home to go house to house to sell goodies or held bake sales in front of the local grocery store. With the advent of the internet, there has come a wide range of booster club online advertising options to spread awareness for your club events. Read on to learn some different online advertising tactics you can utilize to grow your booster club’s visibility!…
Representing your school through booster club apparel and merchandise is a great way to show team spirit. Clothing (hoodies, t-shirts, hats, etc.) is a one of the key ways to generate revenue for your school activity! By using your school’s colors, mascot, and other identifying marks, you can proudly represent your team and and garner the community’s support as well. In the past there were limited ways to produce booster club apparel and distribute it to your supporters, however these days, with the advent of the internet, there are a multitude of resources to handle your booster club apparel needs….
Booster Clubs are only as good as the sum of their parts. A club that is able to develop a large and diverse support group, translates into a better ambility to grow your booster club! Making booster club community support a central focus while developing booster club promotion strategies is a surefire way of increasing your organization’s membership and volunteer numbers. To be an active member in your booster club is to also encourage community partner support. Check out the tips we’ve collected below on how you can integrate partner marketing through your booster club supporters!…
When there are multiple booster clubs being represented within a single school, it’s easy to understand why raising money might feel like an upward battle. It isn’t always easy when booster clubs tend to be placed side by side, hoping that community members will support your club over, or in addition to other booster clubs. Between sports teams, drama departments, music groups, and art programs, the number of possible booster clubs a community can help is endless. In a lot of cases all of the clubs end up trying to earn funding for their organization at the same time from the same sources. Before long, sustaining booster club funding starts to become more and more difficult. Instead of going through the fundraiser season with booster club competition, follow these Booostr.co ideas to turn it into a win win win when you coordinate booster club fundraising in your community. …
With the end of the year comes a new round of holidays, Christmas and Hanukkah being a couple among many. Winter holidays promote generosity, compassion, and the constant giving to our fellow community members. It is also one of the prime times of the year for fundraising as well. Booostr.co has compiled a list of booster club winter holiday fundraiser ideas that can be used across religions and beliefs to help fund and support your academic school program….
Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, and a new pair of stretchy pants to make room for more food. For booster clubs, it’s another season to create a fun supporting activity for your organization with the help of your community. Booster.co has put together Booster Club Thanksgiving Fundraiser Ideas that are guaranteed to bring families and friends closer together all the while helping to raise funds to support your program….
A car wash is one of the most common ways to raise funds for any nonprofit organization. Running a successful booster club car wash fundraiser is really no different. That being said, organizing a successful booster club car wash is not all that simple. In order to maximize the proceeds that a car wash fundraiser can generate, it is critical that it be properly planned. To help you run a successful Booster Club Car Wash Fundraiser, we have a put together a step by step guide to help you through the process….
A lot of booster clubs do not have a very good understanding of how to advertise online, much less how to run a Facebook Ad for a booster club . Adding to that, many booster clubs are already strained for resources, so trying to find the time to learn how to advertising on Facebook for their booster club, is just not very high on the priority list. We here at Booostr aim to offer at least some basic insight that we feel can help lower that learning threshold for all of the hardworking booster clubs out there!