7 Great Back to School Fundraising Ideas

7 Great Back to School Fundraising Ideas

It’s that time of the year when summers are over and children are back to school. Summers fun are a distant memory and one needs to start working in full swing. Once you have the goals in place, you need to look at ways to raise funds to meet them. To get this fundraising season to a great start you need to think of some creative ideas to attract people and keep them interested.

Here are some great back to school fundraising ideas which could help you raise a lot of funds.

Used Book Fair

What could be more valuable to students than books? And what better if they come cheap and in abundance. Ask your students to contribute their old books which are of no use to them. Hold a fair and sell them. This will generate a decent amount of funds for you.

Sell T-Shirts

Design an appealing T-Shirt which portrays what you stand for. People who support you would love to wear it on their sleeves. It is an easy and fun way of raising funds.

Design Contest

Hold a design contest and challenge children, their parents and all your supporters to design a new logo for your school. The design which wins would go on a tee to raise funds for you school.

Food Stand

Ask the local businesses to contribute to your cause and donate some food items. Tell them how it’s going to help you contribute to society. Once they donate, hold a stall and sell them. All the proceeds go to your school.

Electronic Gadgets Recycling

Ask your students, their families and your supporters to donate their electronic gadgets which are of no use to them. Do some research on local recyclers in your area who could help you with the electronic gadgets recycling. Exchange the products and generate some much needed funds.

Matching Gifts

Talk to some corporates about your campaign and goals. Many of them offer matching gifts if they find it worth it. Make a good pitch and once you secure a matching gift offer, it would motivate your supporters to donate more as they would see the impact of their donation being doubled.

Auction

Ask the local businesses to contribute to your cause by donating some of their items. Hold a fundraiser and auction them. Tell the people present there about how their buying these products is going to help your school, the students in it and the society in general through better education.

These are some back to school fundraising ideas which could help you generate some much needed donations. Make it creative and fun to make the most out of it.

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