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High School Fundraisers - 8 Proven High School Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising is high school is usually successful because by that grade level students are usually raising more for a specific sport or club that they have a passion for. Below we have provided some great high school fundraisers you might consider. Down lower on the page we offer some counsel and suggestions on how to maximize your results.

High School Scratch Off Cards

Once students reach high school age fundraising becomes much more specific and determined. That?s why scratch off cards are perfect high school fundraising tools. The fundraising scratch cards raise a lot of money with a very small cost. The minimum order is only one card. And the cards are custom imprinted with high school group name at no additional charge.
High School Scratch Off Cards

What You Should Know

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:

  • In Hand Products
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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%

Heritage Fundraising Candles

Our Heritage $10 fundraising candles are the most affordable 55 hour burn time candle in the fundraising industry. Choose from 6 great scents.
Heritage Fundraising Candles

What You Should Know

Candle fundraising is different than some other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas gives you 50% profit on each and every candle you sell. The only additional charge you might incur would be a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 candles. Each candle sells for only $10 each.

Profit and Cost:

  • No Upfront Cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free Shipping
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No

Coffee and Tea

You might consider selling coffee and tea to raise money. Coffee has been very successful for many types of groups. Your group would sell 10 oz bags of freshly ground coffee for $10 each. There are seven great flavors along with an old fashion gift coffee tin. Coffee sales work best in the fall and winter.
Coffee and Tea

What You Should Know

Tea and Coffee fundraisers are very similar to candle fundraisers. You will make a specific profit percentage on every item you sell. For tea and coffee fundraisers you make 40% profit on every item or $4 each. If you sell less than 150 bags, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more bags of coffee or tea will qualify you for free shipping.

Profit and Cost:

  • No Upfront Cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free Shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 40% YES
1 to 149 40% No

$10 Frozen Cookie Dough Tub Fundraiser

Frozen cookie dough is one of the best selling fundraising products. Everyone loves freshly baked cookies. This is our best selling cookie dough program because of the retail selling price. You will sell 2 pounds tubs of dough for only $10 each. Shipping is free unless you are in an extreme remote area. And there's no cost to get started. This program includes all the best selling cookie dough flavors: Classic Chocolate Chunk, Peanut Butter Cookies, Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough, Sugar Cookies, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut and Snickerdoodle Cookies.
$10 Frozen Cookie Dough Tub Fundraiser

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 will pay us after you sell your $10 tubs of Frozen Fundraising Cookie Dough and are placing your order. Then you can use the money you collected to 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. You will pay us that amount of money and keep your profit.

Profit and Cost:

  • No Upfront Cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free Shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%

Pretzel Rods Fundraiser

You have to try our irresistibly sweet and salty chocolate covered pretzel rods! The Rods are dipped in milk chocolate and then rolled in delicious select toppings including crushed candy coated chocolates, toffee, and rainbow sprinkles. The mixture of salty pretzel, sweet chocolate, and toppings is sure to satisfy all cravings!
Pretzel Rods Fundraiser

What You Should Know

You sell each Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rod for $1.00. Each Case will sell for a total of $240.00. You can make up to 50% profit depending on how many cases your purchase. Remember shipping is FREE. Fall Promotion: 1 Free Case with every 20 cases!

Profit and Cost:

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Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
50 - up 50% $120.00
25 - 49 45% $132.00
10 - 24 43% $136.80
1 min 40% $144.00

Popcorn Fundraiser

We know you and your customers will be thrilled with our Gourmet Popcorn. You offer bags of eight scrumptious flavors that are all Gluten Free, MSG Free and made with GMO Free corn. Your group will make 40% profit and can even qualify for free shipping.
Popcorn Fundraiser

What You Should Know

There is no money needed upfront for this popcorn fundraiser. We provide free brochures, order forms and cash collection envelopes. You will pay us after you sell your popcorn when you can use the money you collected to 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. You will pay us that amount of money and keep your profit.

Profit and Cost:

  • No Upfront Cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free Shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 40% YES
1 to 149 40% No

Dinner and Movie Card

Our newest fundraising discount card - the Dinner and Movie Fundraising Card - offers discounts up to 50% at more than 100,000 different restaurants, theatres and movie rental stores for an entire year. Make 60% profit. Free shipping.
Dinner and Movie Card

What You Should Know

You pay only $4 per card and sell them for $10 so you make 60% profit or $6 profit for each card you sell. There is a 75 card minimum. Shipping is FREE.

Profit and Cost:

  • In Hand Products
  • Free Shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cards Bought Cost Per Card Profit %
75 min $4.00 60%

Did you know that fundraising gets a whole lot easier once students reach high school?

If you are a parent who pays attention you know how bad middle school fundraising can be. Those years can be painful. The kids for the most part don't care a whole lot and parental involvement shrinks tremendously.

But then comes high school and fundraising becomes profitable once again.

What Are the Most Popular High School Fundraising Ideas Right Now?

Most Popular

1. High School Scratch Off Cards

Each high school student is given a scratch card containing 50 concealed dots. Students get people to scratch off any 2 dots and donate the revealed amount of money. In return the donor is given a sheet of valuable coupons to national merchants worth more than $100.

Whether your high school group is large or small you can make 70% all the way up to 90% profit.

Fundraising scratch cards work as donation enhancers. You give each member of your group 1 or more cards. They take the card to 25 different people and get them to scratch off 2 of 50 concealed dots. The amount revealed is the donation you request from them.

In return for their donation each donor is given a sheet of very valuable coupons from national merchants as thank you gifts.

2. Magic Melt Wickless Candle Fundraiser

The newest addition to our candle fundraisers. Magic Melts are highly scented wickless wax bars that you melt in candle warmers. There’s no cost to start this fundraiser. Make 50% profit. You can even qualify for free shipping.

3. Fundraising Flower Bulbs

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

Become Profitable Again

There are a few reasons why high school fundraisers become profitable again. The most obvious is that high schoolers usually only get involved in fundraising when it benefits a team, club or group they have a passion for. Once they care about the reason you are raising money then you've won the fundraising game.

The other reason is that you no longer require parental involvement. Once it disappears in middle school it will only resurface in certain instances. In most cases parents of high school students get more involved with booster club fundraising.

 

Why High School Fundraisers are Different

High School Students

Unlike elementary school, high school fundraising is done by smaller more diverse groups. There are so many different ideas but with the assortment of clubs and sports teams there needs to be. Our hope is that you will find the perfect high school fundraiser for your particular group in this section.

We will talk about more specifics below but any discussion about high school fundraisers should begin with the need for diversity. And your group needs to understand that there are more options open to public school groups if the school itself will take responsibility for the payment of any product purchases.

So on this page we offer a great selection of options for schools, clubs, groups, teams and classes including options that cost nothing to start and others than offer profits as high as 90%. So let’s explore high school fundraising ideas together.

 

Top 3 Reasons You Should Partner with Easy Fundraising Ideas

Easy Fundraising Ideas helps thousands of groups raise millions of dollars every single year. Many of those groups are high school students. We know the ins and outs of high school fundraising. Let us help you too.

3 Things

Reason #1: High school fundraising is different than any other grade level. We help more high school teams and groups than any other fundraising company so we have access to data that shows which products are selling well for groups just like yours.

Reason #2: We have been in business since 2000 so we know the business better than most people. Over the years we've seen lots of ideas come and go. We don't waste your time showing you tons of different fundraisers or focus on the latest fas. Instead we show you the fundraisers that are tried and proven to raise money so you can accomplish your goals quickly and worry free.

Reason #3: On this page we will show you a variety of fundraisers so that you will be able to find some options to meet your specific needs. You will find fundraisers that cost nothing to start. Some with extremely high profit margins. And others designed for smaller groups.

 

Fundraising Tips

Helpful Tips

The good news about high school fundraising is that typically the students participating are more willing to participate and have a direct stake in the outcome of the campaign. But there are some things high schoolers can do to maxmize their efforts:

1. Make sure you have a clear stated purpose for raising money. People will do better when they can envision the benefit so make sure everyone is on board with the need and the vision.

2. Set goals. That's true for any fundraising group. It's definitely true for this grade level because students should be told what expectations are. If you want someone to raise $100 then tell them they are expected to raise $100. You will be surprised how many do exactly what is expected - not one penny more nor one penny less.

3.Identify your market and where you will be selling your products. A lot of groups don't take this into consideration until it's too late. Are you going to be selling on the school grounds? Is your market other students or is it to friends and family?

Hopefully those tips will help no matter which high school fundraising idea you choose.

What Our Customers Say:
Magic Melts Wickless Candle Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: Dora High School - (October 20 2016)

everything arrived a-ok...many thanks for another great fundraiser....we will do this again in the Spring.... Angela

Snackin in the USA Fundraiser 2016
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Review Posted by: Ashleigh - (March 09 2016)

Hi Lisa, I just wanted to say thanks for getting the items shipped out so quickly. The kids enjoyed this fundraiser. Everything was easy and I especially liked how quick you were to respond when there was a question. I look forward to booking another fundraiser with you next year! Thanks again, Ashleigh Berggren Special Education Teacher

Yummy Licks Round Lollipops
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Review Posted by: Keris Raffery - (January 19 2016)

Tiffany, Just wanted to say thank you again for going above and beyond to make sure I had my order in time. (I received it this am) I really appreciate it and I look forward to doing business with you agian next year.

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