A Quick Guide to High School Sports Fundraising

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There’s no getting around it, high school sports are expensive, and usually, this means that they require fundraising. Even the most lightweight sports still have the considerations of equipment and uniforms, not to mention any traveling expenses and entrance fees involved with competing. And the bigger the team, the bigger the expenses, so high school sports fundraising is pretty much a given with school budget cuts being what they are these days. So if you’re in charge of your high school sports fundraiser, where do you start? How do you make the most of this high school sports fundraising opportunity?

The first step is to be clear about your goal for high school sports fundraising. Ballpark figures are not enough; be specific about what you need money for, and how much of that total you expect each student to be responsible for. Having concrete targets is essential for successful high school sports fundraising – as the saying goes, “if you aim for nothing, you will certainly hit it.” If everyone involved understands exactly what your high school sports fundraising targets are, you are much more likely to hit those targets.

Next, of course, is choosing a high school sports fundraising idea that will help propel you toward your goal. We have a very wide range of high school sports fundraising ideas to choose from, so you are certain to find something that will suit your group and intended customers. Whether you are looking for a direct sale item or a catalog fundraiser, the lowest minimums, or the highest profits, we have high school sports fundraising ideas that can benefit any size group and any type of customer.

Lastly, relax. High school sports fundraising is important, but it’s also fun! The kids will get excited because they know their high school sports fundraising efforts will benefit them directly, so you should feel free to get excited, too. Fundraisers are a great way to promote group unity, and the profits you make from your high school sports fundraising will help you group excel through another year.

Fraternity and sorority scratch card

There are many groups searching for fraternity and sorority fundraising ideas. Scratch card fundraisers are a great way to raise a lot of money very quickly. We can even work with your group to design a custom coupon sheet with merchants surrounding your school to make the program even more targeted to your supporters.

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon hand out with your town’s unique businesses.
As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages show are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card:

Profit and Cost

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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
Frozen Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Our $10 cookie dough fundraiser is one of our best selling fundraising products. Everyone loves freshly baked cookies! This is our most popular cookie dough fundraising program because of the retail selling price. We offer 6 of the most popular cookie dough flavors in 2 pound tubs. You will sell each cookie dough tub for only $10 each.   We offer low minimums and shipping is free. Best of all there is no cost to get started.

What You Should Know

There is no money needed upfront for this cookie dough fundraiser. We provide free brochures, order forms and cash collection envelops. You pay us after you sell your $10 tubs of Frozen Fundraising Cookie Dough when you place your order. The money you’ve collected can pay for your order.

When you place your order, Easy Fundraising Ideas will calculate the cost of your order based on the profit percentage you earned. Once the cost is covered, the rest is your profit to keep!

Profit and Cost

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Tubs Bought Cost Per Tub Selling Price Your Profit $ Your Profit %
5000 $4.50 $10.00 $27,500 + 55%
1664 $5.00 $10.00 $8,320 + 50%
664 $5.50 $10.00 $2,988 + 45%
336 $6.00 $10.00 $1344 + 40%
200 $7.00 $10.00 $600 + 30%
120 min. $7.50 $10.00 $300 + 25%
Bag Garden Fundraiser

Our NEW Bag Garden Fundraiser is a terrific way to raise money AND do it in the most earth-friendly fashion possible. It’s a great selection of herbs, vegetables, and flowers to attract pollinating insects.  Available year-round we offer high-profit potential, free brochures, and order forms, and you can qualify for free shipping.

What You Should Know

Our Bag Garden Fundraisers are like candle fundraisers. Your profit percentage is not affected by the number of orders you take. You get 50% profit or half the selling price for every item you sell. That means smaller groups make the same profits for selling bag gardens as larger groups. If you sell less than 150 bag garden items, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more bag garden orders will qualify you for free shipping.

Profit and Cost

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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Home for the Holidays candle fundraiser

If you are looking for a holiday season fundraiser, our Home for the Holidays Candle Fundraiser is it.  With their cheery labels and seasonal scents, these candles make a fantastic gift. There’s no upfront cost, so this fundraiser works for any type of group.  We provide everything you need to get started and there’s no obligation.

What You Should Know

Candle fundraising is different than other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas gives you a 50% profit on each candle you sell. The only additional charge you may incur is a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 candles.

Each candle sells for only $10 each.

Profit and Cost

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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Welch’s Fruit Rolls

Looking for a healthier fundraising alternative to chocolate bars and lollipops?  Welch’s Fruit Rolls are a healthy alternative when choosing a fundraising product.  These rolls are made with real fruit and prove 100% recommended Daily Value of Vitamin C and no preservatives.  You will receive 2 carriers of 60 rolls each per case a total of 120 rolls.  Available in 3 great flavors Berry, White Grape Strawberry, and Tropical Punch.

What You Should Know

You sell each fruit roll for $1 each. Profits from selling Welch’s Fruit Snacks are determined based on the number of cases that you purchase. The more cases you purchase the lower your cost per case. Below is the profit chart:

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
60+ 40% $65.00
40 – 59 37% $68.00
20 – 39 35% $70.00
1 – 19 33% $72.00
Earth candle fundraiser

An Earth candle fundraiser is a great way to raise money and be kind to our planet. Your group will offer a terrific selection of candles in the most popular scents. There is upfront cost and you make 50% profit on every Earth candle you sell. You can even qualify for free shipping. We provide free brochures for each member of your group and all the materials you need to have a successful Earth candle fundraiser.

What You Should Know

Candle fundraising is different than other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas gives you 50% profit on each and every candle you sell. The only additional charge you may incur is a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 candles.

Each candle sells for only $14 to $16 each.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
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