Softball Fundraising: Stay Positive

Softball is one of the most popular sports out there, and kids love to feel like they’re part of a team.

But any kind of sport can get expensive quickly, and softball has its share of equipment, travel expenses, and of course uniforms.

Softball fundraising can be a great way to help your team get all the things it needs, and these days it may even be a necessity to run a fundraiser, but how do you go about choosing a softball fundraiser that will be fun for everyone, while still getting the job done and meeting your financial goals?

If you have been giving the unenviable job of organizing this year’s team fundraiser, you might feel overwhelmed at the project ahead of you, or full of anxiety at what will happen if it all goes wrong. After all, the team is counting on you to help them reach their targets, and this can cause your stress level to go through the roof.

You want a way to get your softball fundraising effort rolling in the right direction, without making all your hair fall out in the process. It’s important to take a step back and remember that softball fundraising is there to help the team, and the efforts that you make will most certainly be appreciated. We have some fantastic fundraisers for sports teams that will really set you up for success, and with a group of enthusiastic salespeople on your side, a positive attitude can take you the rest of the way.

Softball fundraising can really be a lot of fun, and the sooner you just dive in and get started, the sooner you will start to see the rewards of heading a fundraising effort, both in terms of the money that comes in, and the gratification of knowing that you did something great for your team.

Music scratch cards

We have designed music scratch card fundraisers to be effective for all groups involved with music. The graphics on our fundraising cards work well for choirs, bands, singers, and individual musicians.

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 handout 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 shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

Profit and Cost

 

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%
Volleyball scratch cards

Are you tired of going back and forth looking for a volleyball fundraiser? The buck can stop, and be made, here with volleyball scratch cards. This fundraising idea is sure to net your team a big profit.

 

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 handout 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 shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card:

 

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%
Dance scratch card

Dance scratch cards are a great gymnastics fundraising idea for dance groups and perfect for gymnastics teams too. Scratch card fundraisers work well for individuals as well as for larger groups.

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 handout 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 shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

 

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%
Flower Bulb Fundraising

We have Flower Bulb programs specifically for fall and another for spring so you can hold a flower fundraiser any time of year. Flower fundraisers are practical and ecologically sensitive. We offer a great selection of bulbs, a high-profit potential, free brochures and order forms and the ability to qualify for free shipping.

What You Should Know

Fundraising Flower Bulbs 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 flowers as larger groups.

If you sell less than 150 fundraising flower bulbs, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more flower bulb orders will qualify for free shipping.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Church scratch cards

If you are exploring church fundraiser ideas, scratch-off cards may be just what you are looking for. Our faith-based/ church scratch cards fundraising program is designed for churches, faith-based schools, and youth groups.  They provide a simple way for people to donate a little or a lot.

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 handout 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 shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card:

Profit and Cost

 

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%
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