Theater in our schools month is full of great opportunities for your booster club and you are most likely missing out on them. With the proper planning and forethought, your booster club can use this month to do some unique school theater fundraisers and promotions. Bringing in more money to the extracurricular activity your club supports as well as promoting it are two things that you should want to do because it helps to better the student’s lives that much more….
The holidays are a great opportunity to make money for your booster club and starting in October you can see just how great they can be. From Halloween, all the way up until New Year you have at least one holiday per month for several months in a row. There is plenty of chances to make money during these holidays and your by the time they’re over your booster club should be pretty expert in holding and hosting fundraisers. Planning a Valentine’s Day fundraiser isn’t much different….
Every year the IRS makes amendments to the current tax codes in an attempt to make them easier and more efficient. Unfortunately, these changes mean booster club tax mistakes are very likely.
To keep on top of things and to avoid common tax preparation mistakes it’s important to look into new tax law changes that come into effect and see how they affect your booster club. Booster club tax preparation mistakes can come at a cost to your organization, so knowing how to avoid them is crucial to keeping your group up and running properly.
If you’ve ever thought about starting a basketball booster club, but aren’t sure if it’s worth the time and effort, you’ve come to the right place. A high school or middle school basketball booster club can have a profound impact on your student, team, school, and community, helping them flourish in ways you may not have considered. Here are just a few of the positive impacts a sports booster club can make….
Booster club tax preparation is an important part of properly maintaining your booster club. Preparing taxes for booster clubs can be a little tricky as there are more forms and information than a standard personal tax return. This is a big reason why it is important to hire a professional IRS tax preparation service to do the reports on behalf of the organization, to ensure that it is being done correctly….
A booster club annual checklist could be exactly what your group needs to start the new year off on the right foot. As the New Year arrives, you often see last-minute scrambles to get documents in order, high hopes for the New Year, and the promises to be better organized and well managed throughout the year. With the proper planning, it can be!…
Another club activity that can help students to become successful adults is the Model United Nations (MUN). This is an activity which can provide a large list of benefits that can help students to succeed in their life, education, and future careers. With the support of a Model UN Booster Club, it offers an environment in which students can learn about new topics such as current issues, problem-solve and work together to find fitting solutions. …
Any club, whether large or small can benefit from a booster club email marketing strategy. Larger companies such as Amazon and even Walmart have their own email marketing campaigns that help to drive additional business and revenue to their company. Taking that same concept and twisting it to the benefit of your booster club isn’t hard, and can be done with just a few hours of work a month….
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….