Booster Club Fundraisers - Learn How to Raise the Most Money

One of the primary functions of a booster club is fundraising.

If one of your most important functions is raising money you really need to make sure you are choosing the best booster club fundraising ideas and running them well.

We would love to talk about 3 things that you should consider before starting your next booster club fundraiser. We are sure these 3 things will dramatically increase the amount of money you will raise.

Item 1: Formulate a Solid Game Plan Before Starting Anything Else

Game Plan

Fundraising is like any other task. Your odds of success are dramatically increased when you start with a solid game plan.

But what does that mean?

Here are some details that you should know:

1. How much money do you need to raise?

2. When do you need to raise the money?

3. Are there any restrictions for your booster club's fundraising effort?

4. Who will help with the fundraiser?

5. Do you have volunteers to run the fundraiser?

6. Who will be in charge of fundraising?

Once you've answered those questions you can begin to put together a solid game plan that details how you will raise the money you need.

Item 2: Choose Your Actual Booster Club Fundraisers

Choose Your Booster Club Fundraisers

There are 3 main types of booster club fundraisers:

1. Brochure Product Fundraisers: These are the fundraisers where you give each member a brochure to take home and pre sell a product like cookie dough, candles or other items. There is no cost to start this type of fundraiser. You can make 50% profit on most products. Shipping is free when you sell a reasonable amount of products. These are great for booster clubs that have no money and need to raise some.

2. Candy or Lollipop Fundraisers: These items are called direct sale fundraisers. That means you purchase items and have it on hand to sell directly to your customers. They are the easiest possible fundraiser. You buy the product, sell the product and keep the money. The good news is that you can buy a single case of candy at a time and shipping is free. The bad news is that you have to have money to pay for the candy or lollipops before they are shipped to you.

3. Event Fundraisers: Lots of booster clubs choose to hold events like car washes.

Once you have your game plan details put together it will help you choose which option is best for your group.

Item 3: Set Goals for Your Fundraiser

Set Goals

Please never start a booster club fundraiser before you have set goals.

We believe there are 3 sets of goals you should set:

1. How much money do you need to raise as a group?

2. How much money does each member of your group need to raise?

3. What is your deadline for raising money?

People have a tendency of living up to or down to expectations. Expectations are based on goals.

Once you have determined what your goals are clearly communicate those goals to every. Let them know you expect each member to meet or exceed those goals. In fact be clear the goal is a minimum.

More information

Booster clubs are made up of parents who want to support their kids. The primary responsibility of the booster club is to make your child’s organization the best it can be. One of the ways you help out is by participating in a booster club fundraising event.

We have a number of different Booster Club fundraisers that work wonderfully. It does not matter if you are with the band or you are looking at fund raising for sports booster clubs, we can help determine the best booster fund raiser for you. Of course check with your school to see if there are any fundraising guidelines for highschool booster clubs before deciding on a particular fundraiser.

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Our Top Booster Club Fundraising Ideas:
Booster Club Cookie Dough Fundraisers
Cookie Dough Fundraiser for Booster Clubs
The number one cookie dough choice for Boosters Clubs
Flower Bulb Fundraiser
Flower Bulbs Fundraisers
Gives boosters a great fundraiser both spring and fall
Snackin in the USA Fundraiser
Top Snack Fundraiser for Schools
Great selection of snacks and it costs nothing to start
Magic Melts Fundraiser
New Candle Line for Booster Clubs
For booster clubs looking for something new and fresh
Booster club fundraising lollipops
Number One Lollipop Fundraiser in America
Your club will profit from our best selling fundraising lollipops
Chocolate Covered Fundraising Pretzel Rods
Chocolate Covered Fundraising Pretzel Rods
Your club can sell these pretzel rods at games, events or at home
Money Savings card fundraiser
Easy to Sell Money Savings Cards
Buyers get great discounts and cash back while shopping online
Beef Jerky Fundraiser
Jack Links Beef Jerky
Consider beef snacks instead of chocolate candy bars
What Our Customers Say:
Snackin in the USA Fundraiser 2014
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Review Posted by: Reynoldsburg High School Cheerleaders - (July 09 2015)

Hi Teresa, As soon as my treasurer calls me with our debit care info, I will make the payment. Thank you so much for all of your help! I am very pleased with the amount of $$ the girls have earned towards their participation fees. Thank you again,, Lori L. Jones

Magic Melts Wickless Candle Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: SHOC Club - (April 24 2015)

I loved this fundraiser. It was easy and convenient. They gave me no problems when I needed to change the end date of my fundraiser. The melts smell great. They send you order forms and money collect envelopes. I placed the order on Tuesday and received it on a Friday. I highly recommend this company

Flower Bulb Fundraising
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Review Posted by: Lynn - (April 09 2015)

Lisa, Received our order yesterday! Thank you so much! Everything went great! I think everyone that ordered will be happy with their order I know I am! Thanks again, Lynn Workmaster

Magic Melts Wickless Candle Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: Tawnja - (April 07 2015)

Kari, We received all candle and wax melt orders. Thank you so very much for all your help with this fundraiser. It was very successful for us! Thanks!

Flower Bulb Fundraising
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Review Posted by: school district 91 - (April 06 2015)

Thank you very much for the easy fundraiser. It was so easy and you were so helpful we are doing a cookie dough now.

Flower Bulb Fundraising
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Review Posted by: LouAnn - (March 23 2015)

Hi Teresa, Thank you for all of your assistance with this fundraising event. Everything is accounted for and looks great! I would definitely consider another fundraising event with your company in the future. LouAnn

$10 Frozen Cookie Dough Tubs
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Review Posted by: Thomas - (December 18 2014)

I just wanted to give you an update. We received our cookie dough and there wasn’t a single cookie dough tub that was broken or damaged. Everything turned out great. I appreciate your help and how much the company kept us in the loop about shipping. Thank you !

Magic Melts Wickless Candle Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: Kathy - (December 16 2014)

Kari, Please tell your team "U ROCK"! I look forward to doing business with you again in the future! Have a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!! Sincerely, Kathy and Bonnie, Lincoln K-8 Coaches

Helpful Pages to Consider

No Upfront Cost Fundraisers

Candy Fundraisers

Cookie Dough Fundraisers

Candle Fundraising

Fundraising Cards

Scratch Cards

Coffee Fundraisers

Lollipop Fundraisers

School Fundraising

Sports Fundraising

Church Fundraisers

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