A band fundraiser is a necessary evil. While fundraisers are often avoided like the plague, they do not have to be stressful. Whether it is the sixth graders in Beginner?s Band or the seniors in the Wind Ensemble ? there is a fundraising program that can help your band make money without making everyone want to throw down their instruments and run away.
Scratch cards are a great band fundraiser. Whether your group is closer to an ensemble, or a marching musical army, you can benefit from scratch cards. The concept is simple. Each member of your group makes $100 when their card is complete, and there is no need to wait around for deliveries or distribution.
Selling calendars is also a wonderful band fundraising idea. The pre-sold calendars are very inexpensive, and make great gift items. Band is usually a fall activity, and selling calendars right before everyone gets into the swing of the holidays is a profitable idea. You can market the calendars as terrific stocking stuffers, or New Year?s gifts.
The most important thing to remember about a music fundraiser, though, is the motivation. Remind those selling, those buying, and those benefitting from the fundraiser of this constantly and you can expect a great result.