Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas

Cheerleaders have all the right attributes when it comes to dealing with people. They are generally outgoing. They are typically happy. And they usually like people. That’s why so many cheerleading fundraising ideas can be used successfully. If you need to hold a cheerleading fundraiser we would like to help. Below we highlight some of this year’s best cheer fundraising ideas.

Cheerleading scratch card

Fundraising with cheerleading scratch cards is a great fundraising idea.  With their natural outgoing personalities, cheerleaders can easily get people to donate money to their team using our cheerleading scratch cards. Each card raises $100. Shipping is free. These cards allow cheerleaders to raise money quickly.

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%
Heritage Fundraising Candles

Our $10 Heritage Fundraising Candles are the most affordable 55 hour burn time candle in the fundraising industry. Designed specifically to be sold as fundraising candles, these are some of the finest candles available today. They are hand-poured, highly fragrant, long burning, and affordably priced. Choose from 6 wonderful scents.

The 8oz Heritage Fundraising Candles offering is our newest no upfront cost fundraising option. With an attractive $10 price point, this product has broad appeal. Perfect for your friends and family to use themselves or to give as gifts,  the highly fragrant, long-lasting Heritage Candles are a fantastic candle fundraising option. Plus,  your groups can sell this product year after year!

What You Should Know

8oz Heritage Candle fundraiser is pre-sell or brochure sales. That means you sell the candles using free brochures and order forms we provide. We suggest a two-week selling period. At the end of your event,  tally together all the order forms and money, then place your order online or call us with your candle order. There is no minimum to order; however, there will be a $65 shipping fee for orders under 150 candles. Call us toll-free (866) 874-8383 if you have any questions.

Profit and Cost

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

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

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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Pizza Card Fundraiser Image

Pizza fundraiser cards are our most popular fundraiser. You sell the Pizza Fundraising Cards for $10. The card entitles the holder to a free medium one-topping pizza when they purchase a large one topping. The cards are good at thousands of locations including specific participating Papa Johns, Pizza Huts and more.

What You Should Know

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

Profit and Cost

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# 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
Quote Candle Fundraiser

Quote Candle Fundraiser is our “feel good” candle fundraising program.  Each candle label comes with an inspiring quote designed to lift spirits and profits.  The fundraising candles are highly fragrant, long burning, lead-free wicked candles that are competitively priced and attractively packaged. Plus, you make a 50% profit on every candle you sell and can qualify for free shipping.

What You Should Know

Candle fundraising is different than other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas give 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 $14 each.

  • No upfront cost
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Snackin' in the USA

Choose from 20 mouth-watering treats all made from premium quality nuts and candies. The Snackin’ in the USA program costs absolutely nothing to get started. Simply 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

Snackin in the USA snack fundraising is different than some other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas give you a 50% profit on each and every snack you sell. The only additional charge you might incur would be a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 snacks.

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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There is absolutely no reason every cheerleading fundraiser shouldn’t be successful.

But unfortunately that’s not always the case.

The good news is that with a little focus just about every cheerleading fundraising idea can work.

So let’s talk about 3 things you and your cheer squad should discuss before starting. While we certainly guarantee results you will certainly be better equipped to start your cheer fundraiser with a better chance for success.

#1 Formulate a Game Plan

Game Plan

The problem with lots of cheerleading fundraisers is that they are last minute events with little to no planning prior to getting started.

It’s no wonder that results can be lacking.

So here are some things to brainstorm as you develop a fundraising game plan:

1. How much money are you trying to raise?

2. Will you hold one fundraiser or are your needs too large for just one?

3. Have you clearly defined what the money you are raising will be used for?

4. Do you have a basic schedule for your fundraiser? Make sure it includes planning time, a start date, turn in date, end date and delivery date.

5. Create a list of successful cheerleading fundraisers you’ve held over the past few years.

#2 Have a Group Meeting

Cheerleaders Meeting

At your meeting make sure you designate time to take specifically about your fundraiser.

The first thing you should discuss is the need for the fundraiser. What do your cheerleaders need that requires a fundraiser. Be sure each cheerleader understands the personal benefits they will receive from helping with the fundraiser.

Next go on to goals. Everyone should know how much you are trying to raise and when you need to raise the money by. That means each cheerleader needs to know what you expect of them individually. Set individual goals as minimums.

Review the schedule for when you are planning to get started.

#3 Choose a Fundraising Product

Top 3 Cheerleading Fundraisers

1. Cheer Scratch Card Fundraisers: Scratch card fundraisers are fun ways to get donations. A cheerleader will raise $100 with a single card. They get supporters to scratch off 2 or more concealed dots and donate the revealed amount of money. We give you sheets of coupons to give as thank you gifts when you receive donations. It’s a fun and easy fundraiser. Click for more details

2. Cookie Dough Fundraisers: Cookie dough is an extremely easy item for cheerleaders to sell and our $10 tubs of frozen dough has been the top cheer brochure fundraiser for at least the last 3 years. There’s no cost to get started. At the end of your sale you buy only to flavors that you pre sold. Shipping is free. Get more info

3. Candy Bar Fundraisers: Candy bars have historically been one of the most affordable and easiest to sell fundraising products. If you want an inexpensive item that you can sell at games and elsewhere consider our peanut free candy bars. They sell for a dollar each. You can buy as little as one case at a time and shipping is FREE. Get more info

More Information

In this section you will find suggestions and ideas on the best cheerleading fundraising ideas. Cheerleading fundraising is usually quite successful because of the outgoing nature of most cheerleaders. The trick is going through our easy cheerleading fundraising ideas and picking the best option for your cheerleaders.

Are you in charge of choosing a Cheerleading Fundraising Idea?

Easy Fundraising Ideas helps thousands of groups raise millions of dollars every single year. Some of the most successful groups are cheerleaders holding cheerleading fundraisers. Our goal is to help you choose the bestfundraising idea for your group.

The cost for most cheerleading and dance programs is rising ever year and many of those programs have turned to fundraising to help cover things like coaching fees, uniforms, camps, competitions, etc.. The costs vary depending on the level of cheer you participate in. But the costs can easily overwhelm even the wealthiest families.

The Best Cheerleading Fundraisers

The good news is that there are tons of great cheerleading fundraising ideas. The better news is that cheerleaders are by nature very outgoing and therefore usually very good sales people.

At the top of this page we briefly offer 8 different product fundraisers for you to consider. They are all tried and proven to earn money by cheer squads all over the country.

But there are a few things you can do to further insure the success of any fundraiser you choose.

Before you even get started make a list of the things you feel like you need to raise money for. Make sure your cheerleaders would agree that the end use of the money is motivation enough for them to work hard. There are lots of needs to cover so identifying things your squad will relate to should be easy.

Once you know why you are raising money you should calculate how much money you need to raise. Again we urge you to be specific. Come up with a number that clearly covers your needs and share that number with your cheerleaders. Let them know the goal and set deadlines for meeting the goal.

Then and only then decide which fundraiser you feel would be the best to reach your financial goals in your predetermined time frame. Great squads will meet and brainstorm the fundraising ideas you are considering. Have an open mind and list to your cheerleaders. After all they will be the ones that will sell. You want them on board because the best outcome would be to raise the money you need with a single fundraiser.

You might want to do a little research to see what other groups might be fundraising when you are. If you know the football team will be selling coffee you probably don’t want to sell coffee as well.

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