A Guide To Some Booster Club Legalities

Booster clubs, to be considered as legitimate, nonprofit organizations, have a number of regulations that need to be followed in order to maintain their legal status. Booster club legalities can vary from area to area depending on state practices, but there are a number of general booster club laws that should be followed no matter where your organization is established. Below, we’ve listed a few of the guidelines that should be followed in order for you to create and maintain a legal booster club organization!…

March 27, 2018 / by / in
Create Drama Booster Clubs For Your Drama Department

The really short answer is YES! Drama booster clubs play a key role in ensuring that the needs and requests of school drama departments are taken into account and fulfilled. From building sets to buying and creating costumes, to renting performance spaces and obtaining rights to different shows, the expenses of sustaining a school drama department is substantial. This can make it difficult for departments with limited budgets to manage on their own. To help your Drama Booster Club,  Booostr.co has compiled a few tips below on how you might be able to successfully create and sustain your own drama booster clubs!…

March 20, 2018 / by / in ,
How to Find Booster Clubs and Booster Club Lists

What is the best way to find booster clubs? If you’re starting your own booster club or looking to join one, it would help to know how to locate booster clubs in your area. Being aware of established booster clubs are around you can help you in a multitude of ways, from helping avoid scheduling conflicts to researching successful booster club events. Below, we’ve collected a variety of ways to find a list of every booster club surrounding your area and throughout the United States.  …

March 13, 2018 / by / in ,
Selling Booster Club Merchandise Online

Selling booster club merchandise online has an enormous variety of benefits. Not only is having an online merchandise store a great way to consistently fundraise for your booster club’s focus extra-curricular activity,  but selling products like shirts, sweatpants, and hats alike allow you to publically brand your booster club and your associated school. While online sales can be a potential bonanza,  the logistics of running an online store can be a tricky process. Below, we here at Booostr.co have cultivated an assortment of tips that will help you to successfully create and maintain booster club online retail sales….

March 6, 2018 / by / in
Why Are Booster Clubs Important For Schools?

Financial pressure on school districts appears to be ever increasing. This means that private groups such as school booster clubs play a crucial role by supporting a school district, since their support increases a school district’s ability to offer extracurricular activities to students and to enrich students’ overall educational experience. However, when booster clubs and schools work in conjunction, they must uphold the proper level of independence from one another as separate entities….

February 27, 2018 / by / in , ,
What Does A Booster Club Do For a School?

If you have a child involved in school extra-curricular activities, chances are you have run across a Booster Club or two.  Depending on your involvement you may be asking yourself – what exactly do booster clubs do? The basic definition for booster clubs is an organization that is formed with the goal of supporting a specific department or cause, such as a sports or drama program in a school. What a booster club does, in some ways, depends on the program being supported, but generally, booster clubs strive to organize fundraising and volunteer their time in an effort to enhance the performance of their activity or extra-curricular program. Providing enthusiastic emotional support for a team or program is another purpose of a booster club, mimicking the encouragement of a parent but on a wider scale. Below, we’ve described a number of ways of how booster clubs help schools, illustrating what booster clubs do for specific programs commonly found in a learning environment!…

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Is Social Media Important For My Booster Club?

In today’s world, it is near impossible to ignore the influence of social media. Because of the popularity of platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, social media is an extremely valuable tool for non-profit social media marketing – including booster clubs. Creating and posting content that will catch the eye of possible booster club volunteers or donors is absolutely necessary in order to develop an effective marketing campaign.

Due to the nature of non-profits, it can be difficult for organizations like booster clubs to set aside funds for a professional to manage their social media. This means it’s up to the volunteers and leaders of the booster club to consistently update and stay active on the booster club’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter profiles….

February 13, 2018 / by / in
Why Get Involved With Booster Clubs?

Booster clubs have become, especially in the past few years, extremely popular across the United States. To answer the question of “What are booster clubs?” many booster clubs provide support for a variety of activities from drama to sports to academics. Booster clubs are an extremely valuable resource for communities who need help with tasks like fundraising and volunteer event help. Generally, booster clubs focus on raising funds for different programs through the organization of events and activities that the community can take part in. A booster club is one of the most efficient and direct fund raising systems for any school department or private organization, whether it be music, arts, academics or athletics. Below, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why getting involved with a booster club based in your area would benefit not only you, but your community!…

February 6, 2018 / by / in
Why You Should Build A Booster Club Website

If you are currently involved in a booster club and are looking for ways to further engage with your audience, you might want to consider building a booster club website. If your booster club does not have a website, then you are missing out on all of the benefits a home on the internet can bring! In either case, we have put together some information around how to create a booster club website, and examples of booster club website benefits….

January 30, 2018 / by / in ,
What Do Band Booster Clubs Do?

Band booster clubs are booster clubs that are created in schools to serve the purpose of collecting the necessary funds that will keep the band program running. Bands, however, come in all shapes and sizes from marching bands to PEP bands, concert bands to flag corps bands. The list goes on and on! Therefore, the needs of each band being supported will vary. A music booster club of this nature will need to be able to raise money in order to supply general necessities such as band uniforms, banners, trip funds, contest entrance fees, and so much more.

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