The Challenges of Band Booster Fundraising

When you start to organize band booster fundraising, there are many challenges ahead of you, but the rewards are just as great as the difficulties. As head of the band fundraising effort, it is your job to work around all the complexities of the project, but don’t worry – it’s not as much of a chore as it may seem at first, and with a bit of help you can be well on your way to the best fundraising idea ever.

The biggest challenge with fundraising is the part that comes before the actual fundraiser. Many high school bands are very large, and that means that band booster fundraising can become complicated quickly. You need to start out with a foundation of good organizational skills – sit down and have a band booster meeting to discuss your goals with fundraising, the amount you actually need to raise, and exactly how you plan on going about it. Band fundraising has a formula just like any other fundraising, and the more you stick to the formula, the better your results will be.

The good thing is, band booster fundraising is just as rewarding as it is complex. The benefit goes directly to help the kids, and it gives a chance for the kids and the band booster club to work together as a team toward a common goal. Any help that you can give the band with fundraising will be a great help, and the band members will certainly appreciate it when they have their updated uniforms or their new instruments.

Band booster fundraising certainly has its difficulties, but the fun and rewards of it far outweigh any trouble you may have organizing it. This is your chance to shine, and to show everyone around you that fundraising can be a fantastic opportunity to work together and get something really great accomplished. This is more than enough reason to be excited about band booster fundraising, so enjoy the fact that you are doing something that helps the band members and contributes to their…

Basketball scratch card

If you are looking for a basketball fundraiser that your team and it’s supporters will enjoy, basketball scratch cards is it! With eye-catching graphics and game-like premise, scratch card fundraising will score big points with everyone!

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.

The lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. However,  the more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card, due to volume price breaks. The profits and profit percentages shown 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%
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 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
Yummy Lix Lollipops Image

Yummy Licks are our #1 lollipop. They come in an assortment of all your favorite flavors. Yummy Licks Round lollipops are packaged in cases of 640   lollipops. Inside the case are 8 packages with each package containing   80 lollipops. You will make 50% profit selling just one case. Shipping is FREE.

What You Should Know

Yummy Licks Lollipops and all of our lollipop fundraisers offer the same profit regardless of the number of cases that you purchase. You will sell the lollipops for two times the cost of the lollipops. In other words, you will double your investment no matter how many cases you purchase. Here is a quick profit chart for you to review:

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $160.00 50%

Smencils Show Profit

Smencil School Fundraisers Image

Smencils scented pencils made from recycled newspapers are perfect for schools. Each scented pencil sells for $1 and is shipped in cases containing 10 buckets with 50 Smencils in each. Smencils are available in two varieties. Regular Black Lead as well as assorted fun colors. Best of all shipping is FREE!

What You Should Know

Profits on Smencils are extremely easy to calculate since you are buying them by the case. You will make a 40% profit on every sale which means you will make $200 profit for each case you sell. The retail price for Smencils is $1.00 so you make $0.40 profit on every Smencil sold.

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $300.00 40%

Hot Pops Show Profit

Hot Pops

Made with real chili, Hot Pops Lollipops are an enticing combination of sweet and spicy.  Hot Pops Lollipops come in an array of colors and a variety of flavors including Watermelon, Pineapple, Orange, Lemon, Mango, and Green Apple.

What You Should Know

You will make 50% profit when you sell our gourmet lollipops. That’s the same profit we offer on all of our other lollipop fundraisers no matter how many cases that you purchase. You will sell the lollipops for two times your cost. Here is a quick profit chart for you to review:

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $160.00 50%
$10 Simple Snacks

Our new Simple Snacks Fundraiser offers 14 of today’s most popular snacks.  An amazing yet simple selection of premium quality snacks including nuts, trail mix, popcorn, gummy bears, and sour gummy worms.  We have combined the most popular and highest selling snack items to create a fundraiser that will help you reach your fundraising goals. Our Simple Snacks fundraiser has no upfront cost.  Let us know how many participants you have, and we’ll send 1 order-taker for each of them at no charge.

What You Should Know

Our Simple Snacks fundraiser offers 50% profit on every item. You sell each snack bag for $10 so that is $5 profit on every item! This is an easy fundraising idea for all types of groups. Whether you have 5 sellers or 500 we have helped thousands of groups meet their fundraising goals.

If you sell less than 150 bags of snacks, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more bags of snacks will qualify you for FREE shipping.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
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Cases Bought Free Shipping Profit %
10 plus YES 50%
1 to 9 No 50%
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