It happened. Your fifteen year old daughter came home and announced she wants to join the theater program at school. You nod in a way you hope looks encouraging while your mind fills with visions of shabby high schoolers slumped on a grungy stage, and your daughter sporting a nondescript costume that has been used since the 70s to represent A Beaver, Second Candlestick, and Juliet Capulet. You think: As long as this is just for fun in high school and doesn’t have her packing up for Los Angeles after graduation. …
How do you consider easy fundraising activities when your booster club is filled with power-house volunteers who know how to organize an event that will raise money to benefit the students? You are organized and space your biggest fundraising activities evenly throughout the school year. What place could a smaller easy fundraising activities hold? Do the benefits outweigh the costs?
Spacing events throughout the year helps prevent burnout of volunteers and gives everyone a time to relax, recuperate, and refocus on other important parts of their life. At least until the next big fundraising activity.
Just because everyone is taking a short break, though, doesn’t mean the fundraising has to stop. During these short gaps there are opportunities, easy fundraising activities of all types that can help raise money.
Below are five quick and easy fundraising activities your booster club can implement with little effort, but with big rewards….
Having a booster club website is a must. Your website is your connection to the world when you can’t connect in person.
Your booster club website is how you will offer information about your vision, goals and mission. It is where you will provide news and updates regarding your programs and events. And it is also a place where you can conduct marketing activities for your group and collect money….
The holidays are the perfect time for major fundraising event. People are in the mood for giving and giving big. Booster clubs can make a lot of money if they choose the right type of holiday event. Many organizations have found success by creating their own booster club 5K charity run. You may be thinking charity runs should be hosted in the summer. This is not true, however. Runners don’t stop when the weather changes. Some even prefer running in cooler temperatures….
As the holidays fall upon us, it’s important to remember that the generosity in the air often leads to higher booster club holiday fundraising sales. People are more willing to give money, knowing that it is going to a good cause. A lot of the reason behind this has to do with the joyfulness and peace that comes with the later months. This is why your booster club must focus on fundraising over the holidays so that you can profit from other’s generosity.…
Running a booster club involves managing a lot of different tasks all at once, which means that it’s easy to set some aside while others take the lead. One of the tasks that you don’t want to set aside too long is making an effort to promote your booster club….
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.
The leaves are beginning to fall off the trees, the weather is turning colder, and spending your Friday nights at the local high school football game is what you look forward to all week. As a booster club member, you know that one of the most important events will be happening soon, homecoming. This means unique booster club homecoming marketing opportunities are a top priority….