Special Interest

Suggestions for military, summer camp, YMCA fundraisers, and more: Look here to fulfill your special interest group’s unique fundraising needs.

A Guide To Choosing The Right Summer Camp

When it comes to thinking about how your church’s youth group will spend those long hot days of summer parents and leaders often consider summer church camp as an option. Well here’s a guide to help you choose the best summer camp for your kids. Are All Camps Created Equal? When it comes to summer Read More »

Business Plan for Fundraising

Do you have a fundraising plan? A lesson groups needing to raise money should learn is to copy what works for successful businesses. What makes them successful? They certainly have a plan; a vision for what they are trying to accomplish and work toward achieving that goal. So, it is just as important that you develop a Read More »

Camp Form Letter

Dear _____________, Love, ___________

Creating The Ultimate Summer Camp Care Package

Going away to summer camp can create fun memories that will last a lifetime for your child. Here are some ideas for care packages and other things you can do to make it even more memorable. Wait A Minute, Mister Postman In a day and age when instant messaging abounds and cell phones are everywhere Read More »

Direct-Sale Military Fundraisers

If you are thinking of starting a military fundraiser, a direct-sale fundraising program might be the best option. With people constantly moving to and from the base, it is hard to know if a family will be there from one week to the next. Pre-sell fundraisers would require you to wait until the products arrived Read More »

Essential Steps for Homeschool Fundraisers

The idea of running homeschool fundraisers can be daunting if you’ve never had to do it before. Sure, you were involved in fundraisers when you were in school yourself, but that was years ago, and you weren’t the one who had to organize everything! So if you’re scared that homeschool fundraisers will get the best of you, Read More »

Fundraiser Babysitting

Having a hard time coming up with a fundraising idea? Depending on what type of group you have, a babysitting fundraiser may be perfect for you. Think about it. Parents of little children pay to have their children watched already. If you could provide a babysitting service, they would be happy to pay your group. Read More »

Have a YMCA Fundraising Open House

YMCA fundraising is both a joy and a struggle. On the one hand, it’s no trouble at all to make people understand the benefits of having the YMCA center in the community. People know the YMCA, the know what the YMCA does, and it’s an organization they feel they can put their trust in. On the Read More »

Keeping the Military Fund Full

To keep your military fund going, consider selling one of the most popular fundraising products, dinner and movie discount cards! This fundraiser is a way to help those who serve and their families while helping your supporters save money. To raise money for your military fundraiser, you sell cards for $10 each. The card itself Read More »

League Fundraising

Consider it the necessary evil. No, I am not talking about going to the dentist. The topic being discussed is fundraising. Many leagues would not be able to survive if it weren’t for the occasional, okay, frequent fundraiser! Little leagues are a great way for children to spend their time. By playing sports, kids are Read More »

Meals on Wheels Fundraisers Mean More These Days

You may never give your next meal a second thought. But that is not true for many senior citizens. One of the most rewarding things you might do this fall is to get your group together and hold a Meals on Wheels fundraiser to raise money to donate to Meals on Wheels. Meals on Wheels Read More »

Military Fundraising Ideas for Kids

Watching parents in the military come and go can be tough on kids. While they are certainly proud of mom or dad, and what they are doing for their country, they still miss them and wish they could be home. A great way to help kids through such a rough transition is to get them Read More »

Projects for Homeschool Fundraising

Homeschooling is on the rise and is becoming more and more popular every day. A lot of parents who want to homeschool do not want to let something like money stand in the way of providing their children with this type of education, and that is understandable, but the fact remains that homeschooling can get Read More »

Go green

Running an Environmentally-Conscious YMCA Fundraiser

The YMCA has a lot of responsibilities as an organization dedicated to helping people. The policy of the YMCA is that they never turn away anyone, regardless of ability to pay, and this generosity and commitment to helping has a lot of financial responsibilities associated with it. YMCA chapters do rely a lot on fundraisers to help Read More »

Seasonal Programs for Military Funding

Fundraising is a seasonal process. There are several programs that are only offered during certain seasons, and others that work best during particular times of the year. When you are ready to start doing a military fundraiser, it is important to know the best timing, in order to make the most of your fundraising efforts. Read More »

Thinking about a Homeschool Fundraiser?

If your homeschool is in need of a financial boost, it’s likely that you are looking for a solution that can help get you back on the right track again. Running a homeschool is a strain on any family, but having to shoulder the responsibility for money issues is an added burden you’ll want to Read More »