Some Good Adoption Fundraising Ideas

If you are in the process of adopting or are thinking about adoption you probably understand how expensive the process can be. The fact is that adoption is extraordinarily expensive and there is very little, if any, help available. You may need some good adoption fundraising ideas.

Even though there are no clear statistics on the time of year when adoptions are most likely to take place, the best time of year for fundraising for adoption is October or November. That is the time of year when people are shopping for gifts. Consider using a seasonal gift catalog as a pre-sell type of fundraiser and get friends and family to help you with the sale.

Sell Gifts to Raise Adoption Money

Gift catalogs are one of the best adoption fundraiser ideas because it gives people a chance to help a wonderful cause by ordering gifts they would be purchasing anyway.

Easy Fundraising Ideas has great seasonal gift catalogs that we will provide for free. The catalogs range from 20 to 50 pages. They all offer great gift wrap and specific gift ideas for nearly any possible person. The price points are reasonable ranging from a few dollars up to a high of $25.

You, along with supportive friends and family, show the catalogs to everyone you know. Let them know how important the fundraiser is and that the proceeds will be helping to defray the costs of adoption. If you have a photo of the child you will be adopting make copies for everyone and attach it to the front of the catalog with a little note says Help me get adopted?.

Most people will be thrilled to purchase gift items from you.

The great thing about this type of adoption fundraising is that you do not need any money upfront. Customers are asked to pay for their merchandise when they place their orders. Your group sells for a couple of weeks and then you collect the order forms and money. You tally those together and place your bulk order with Easy Fundraising Ideas, using the money you collected to pay for the merchandise.

You can make up to 60% profit, depending on the number of items you sell. And you keep your profit from the very beginning, only sending us your cost for the merchandise.

Just think about it. Nearly everyone you know will buy holiday gifts of some kind this year. If each one spends just a portion of that money buying items from your gift catalog, you will have a terrific adoption fundraising event and be well on your way to raising the money you need!

High school scratch card

Once students reach high school, fundraising becomes much more specific. That’s why scratch cards are perfect high school fundraising tools. The fundraising scratch cards can raise a lot of money at a very small cost. The minimum order is only one card. Plus, the cards are custom imprinted with high school group name at no additional charge.

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%
Papa Johns Fundraising Pizza Discount Cards

How many people do you know that love Papa John’s pizza? If your answer is, “A lot!”, then we suggest selling Papa John’s Discount Cards.  The cards are easy to sell and offer great value, plus they can be custom designed for your group.

What You Should Know

Our Papa John’s Discount Cards fundraiser offers some of the highest profits for groups of all sizes. Even if you purchase the 75 card minimum you will make 70% profit or $7.00 on each card sold. Take a look at the profit chart below to see exactly how much money you can make:

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
# of Cards Cost Per Card FREE Cards Profit
75 min $3 0 $525
100 $3 20 $900
200 $3 50 $1,900
300 $3 75 $2,850
400 $3 100 $3,800
1000 $3 300 $10,000

Trail Mix Show Profit

Trail Mix Fundraiser

Our Trail mix fundraiser mixes a great variety of healthy products that still fill that craving for something sweet or salty. Choose from the Natural Snacks to Roasted Cashews and Hokey Pokey. Everyone can find a snack they will enjoy munching on. We provide free brochures so this fundraiser is free to start. Guaranteed profit of 50%.

What You Should Know

Trail Mix Fundraisers are like fundraising flower bulbs. 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 trail mix as larger groups. Each bag of trail mix sells for only $9. If you sell less than 150 bags of trail mix, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more trail mix orders will qualify you for free shipping.

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
Pizza Fundraising Cards

Wouldn’t you love to take a big slice out of your operating expenses?  Pizza Fundraising Cards can help you do just that. Cards entitle the holder to a free medium one-topping pizza when they purchase a large one topping. Depending on the pizza establishment, a one-topping medium pizza might sell for up to $12, giving the card a $240 Value! Good at thousands of locations, there are sure to be a ht with your supporters. Major chains including  Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, and more participate in this program.

What You Should Know

Pizza Fundraising Cards are one of the most profitable fundraising programs we offer. Your profit is determined by the number of cards you sell. Take a look at the profit chart below to calculate your profit:

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
# of Cards Cost Per Card FREE Cards Profit
75 min $3 0 $525
100 $3 20 $900
200 $3 50 $1,900
300 $3 75 $2,850
400 $3 100 $3,800
1000 $3 300 $10,000
Patriotic scratch card

Patriotic Scratch Card fundraisers are perfect for scouts, veterans, or any other group with the USA as a focused theme. Scratch card fundraisers are high profit and low risk. It’s an easy and fast way to raise money while promoting American pride.

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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