Two Keys to a Successful Fundraiser

As we work to shift our fundraising efforts in our school district I have learned a key lesson. In order for a fundraiser to be successful, there must be one of two factors: 1.) A purpose that people can get … Read More

Identifying Vulnerabilities In School Fundraising

One of the stressors that I did not anticipate as a school administrator was fundraising and all of its headaches and risks. We have all heard about or witnessed employees who have lost the trust of their colleagues due to … Read More

10 Creative Fundraising Ideas That Can Maximize Profits

As a parent I dread the moment my child walks through the door with their most current fundraising. They of course are excited to reap the rewards that were shared with them at the kick-off assembly. Lets face it, the … Read More

Give the Parents What They Want

  We’ve all been there either as a parent, or in my case as a parent and a school administrator. Your child, a kid from the neighborhood, or a random stranger from a neighboring town comes to you asking for … Read More

Have Your Fundraising Policies Kept Up With Technology?

We all have seen intriguing fundraising campaigns that come across our social media news feeds. I’ll never forget watching the viral video of Karen the bullied bus monitor and the associated Indiegogo campaign to a fund a vacation for Karen. … Read More

Top 10 Fundraising Pitfalls You CAN Avoid

Top 10 most common trouble spots for school fundraisers: 1) What fundraiser? Most district administrative team members are unaware of all fundraising efforts occurring at an organization. There tends to be a lack of approval process and lack of campaign management. 2) Where … Read More