Youth Fundraisers Dominate Fundraising

Youth fundraising is the largest area of the fundraising industry.

When you take into consideration fundraisers for youth groups, fundraisers for church youth groups, and fundraisers for youth sports, you can see why there are so many youth fundraiser ideas out there.

And the above does not even include elementary school and other school fundraising needs. There are a few keys to holding a successful youth fundraising event. The most important of which is choosing the right fundraising idea for your youth group.

Here are some suggestions that might help:

Fundraising for a Church Youth Group: These are typically motivated young people who sell or offer services to other members of the church. Fundraising for youth groups can include product sales like candy or candles, service-oriented fundraisers like car washes, or babysitting or they can be contests like a verse-a-thon. Before settling on any of the church youth group fundraisers talk it over with the participants and choose the one that they would be most passionate about.

The idea for Fund Raising for Youth Ministry: This differs from the above because it a more specific area within a church. Here we strongly suggest that the fundraiser be faith-based in nature such as religious candles or is one that provides a service needed by the congregation that they would readily pay for such as raking leaves or mowing lawns.

Non-Church Youth Group Fund Raiser: There are so many different products and programs available that we suggest you research national fundraising companies and get their fundraising youth ideas. A good national company should be able to give you feedback as to how other similar groups have done recently with options you may be interested in. Be sure to tell them how many people will be participating, when you plan on holding your fundraiser and how much per person you are wanting to raise. With that information that should be able to offer the perfect youth group fundraiser for you.

Hershey $2 Candy Bars

This new $2 Hershey’s Fundraising Candy Variety Pack offers bigger bars, the biggest brands, and the biggest profits. These candy bars are much larger than the $1 candy bars. They are easy to sell and can help you make bigger profits on every sale.

What You Should Know

If you have sold candy in the past and are looking for a new product this might be the perfect fundraising candy for you. It is the only candy fundraiser where profits can reach 50%. We have included a profit chart below. It will help you calculate your profits and costs. Remember all pricing is done by the case. The more cases you purchase the lower the price per case:

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
50 or more 50% $120.00
25 – 49 41% $142.00
10 – 24 38% $150.00
1 – 9 30% $168.00
Football scratch cards

Football scratch cards are an easy way for players to huddle up $100 each in a relatively short period of time. Whether you are raising money for a team or a league, football scratch cards work well for all sizes of teams or leagues. We will imprint your team name at no additional cost and each card can make up to 90% 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 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%
Custom Discount Fundraising Cards

Raise money by creating your own discount card fundraiser. Sign up between 8 and 12 local merchants to advertise on the back of your fundraising discount cards. We will custom design the front for your group. These fundraiser discount cards make terrific annual fundraising tools.

What You Should Know

Custom Fundraising Discount Cards offer some of the highest profits possible. Take a look at the profit chart below to estimate what your group can earn with this outstanding program:

Profit and Cost

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Cards Bought Profit Cost per Card
2500 90% plus Call for Pricing
1000 90% $1.00
500 80% $2.00
250 70% $3.00
100 min 60% $4.00
All Sports Scratch Card

If you want an easy fundraising idea for all sports, scratch card fundraisers are just what you are looking for. If you can not find your specific sport in our collection of scratch off graphics,  All Sports Scratch Cards are your best option. You can make up to 90% 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 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.

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%
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
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
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