COVID has thrown a wrench into the regular operations of booster clubs around the country. Like any business, schools and booster clubs still need to raise money to keep their teams and organizations above water. Amid this crisis, booster clubs are looking for any way to still provide a great experience for the kids and so we put together a few socially distanced Halloween fundraiser ideas….
Strong, competent leadership is one of the most important elements in launching and sustaining a successful booster club. And at the helm of every booster club, there’s a president. Here’s the booster club president leadership role explained….
Great leadership can make or break a booster club. As dedicated as your volunteers and staff may be, every booster club needs a solid leadership team to achieve goals, manage funds, and guide the organization throughout the year.
You need a reliable, dedicated leadership team at the helm of your booster club. But what if you don’t know where to find the leaders you need? Building a great booster club leadership team starts with identifying great leaders….
Why should I consider starting a Golf Booster Club at my school? Well, there are many reasons, especially when you consider that there are many sports and activities that students have an interest in! Golf, like many of these clubs and sports, however, most likely does not have the widespread support of something like marching band, football, or even to a lesser extent basketball, baseball, and softball. These typically popular sports and activities certainly benefit from the support of their booster club, why shouldn’t other activities and sports – such as golf – benefit from the support of a booster club as well? Creating a golf booster club has a number of benefits, not just for the sport, but the school, the students, and your local community at large….
It happens every year. Booster club management transitions to new leadership and important business from the previous months is left unfinished or forgotten altogether. New leaders have to learn the ropes quickly and are often tasked with challenging fundraising initiatives soon after joining the organization. With the whirlwind of activity that comes with leading a booster club, forgetting about booster club tax returns is bound to happen in some organizations….
A booster club scratch card fundraiser is a practical, profitable strategy to raise money for a booster club. It won’t cut into your budget and resources since fundraising with scratch-off cards requires only a small budget and a team of dedicated (volunteer) salespeople….
A softball booster club, like many athletic booster clubs, is a powerhouse of support. Sports program team boosters are an important part of many programs. But some people remain on the fence about whether or not to create a booster club for the softball team….
Booster clubs are an excellent resource for a sports team to raise money. This source of funds, in turn, makes every season for the kids a better experience. When management works to plan booster club fundraising, it has a myriad of benefits that help the team succeed….
Ineffective booster club management is a situation that affects many booster clubs all over the world. While we all hope and strive for a perfectly run organization, unfortunately, bad apples do try and ruin things here and there. While not every poor situation leads to legal issues, court fees, and bad press, having ineffective booster club management teams in place can still be catastrophic for the group….
Having an email list is important for booster club marketing. It’s how you’ll contact and reach out to a wide range of volunteers, donors, students, and other interested parties with just the click of a few buttons. Being able to send booster club email updates is important for communication, fundraising, and promotion as well as several other great reasons. But, having a great email marketing platform to use is even more important. To help we are looking at Mailchimp versus Constant Contact to determine which is best for booster clubs. …