Dear Willow – Thanking Donors

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions.   Dear Willow,  We are hoping to send a thank you note … Read More

Fundraiser Tweaks Parents will be Thankful For

by Shannon Mastey Parents play a huge role in school fundraisers. They provide transportation, supervise kids, and help raise funds. Despite their importance, communication with parents can be a challenge. Educators interact with parents much more infrequently than they interact … Read More

Dear Willow – Registration Button

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions.   Dear Willow, We set up and submitted an event registration to … Read More

10 Easy Tips to Raise More Money

by Ryan Anderson   Effective fundraising is critical for athletic programs and other extracurricular programs. During my time as an athletic director and coach, I learned a lot about the best ways to fund raise. Below are my 10 Easy … Read More

Dear Willow – Promoter Page Questions

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions.     Dear Willow,  We have a fundraiser coming up where we … Read More

Using Product Fundraisers to Help Meet Your Organizational Needs

We have all been exposed to a wide variety of fundraisers, some you may have participated in due to the organization and the good that they do, but others you may have participated in simply due to the product they … Read More

6 Tips for Using Social Media in Your Fundraiser

by Shannon Mastey For a fundraiser to be successful, it needs to reach a large audience – this means it has to be promoted as much as possible. The prevalence of social media makes it a critical aspect of fundraiser … Read More

Common Fundraising Risks & Strategies to Address Them – WASBO 19 recap

Classmunity was honored to present on Common Fundraising Risks & Strategies to Address Them at WASBO 2019. Our own Willow Macy was joined by Jason Tadlock, Superintendent of the Elkhorn Area School District and James Macy of the von Briesen … Read More

Dear Willow: Cash & Check

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions. Dear Willow, I’m reaching out to pick your brain about the best … Read More

Dear Willow: Summer Events

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions. Dear Willow, We are gearing up for our summer full of athletic … Read More

Why Your Fundraiser Should Accept Credit Cards

We’ve all heard the phrase “Cash is King!” It’s nice, it’s catchy and in many ways, it’s simpler to deal with cash. There are no fees, and it’s instantly available. But that is about it. Cash transactions don’t have many … Read More

New Functionality – Policy Link

You asked, we listened! Our partners use Classmunity to help ensure compliance with their fundraising policies. To make it easier to locate those policies while using Classmunity we have added a way for administrators to include a link to district … Read More

Dear Willow: I Need to Update My Profile

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions. Dear Willow- I’m hoping you can help me out. I recently received … Read More

Fundraising for Large Campaigns: Wrapping Things Up

Welcome to Part 5 of the Fundraising for Large Campaigns blog series. In this series we will share best practices from your peers who have been successful with large fundraising campaigns. If you’re new to the series, you may want … Read More

Dear Willow: I’m Drowning in Receipt Requests

Dear Willow is a recurring column authored by Classmunity’s support maven, Willow Macy. In it Willow shares some of her most frequently asked about challenges and their solutions. Dear Willow- It is tax season, and I am inundated with all … Read More

Fundraising for Large Campaigns: Execution

This is the phase most people think of as “fundraising”. It involves executing the plans you made during previous steps, collecting funds, managing your team, and tracking your progress. This is a hectic but exciting phase as plans come to fruition. … Read More

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

Fundraising for Large Campaigns: Team Building

Welcome to Part 3 of the Fundraising for Large Campaigns blog series. In this series we will share best practices from your peers who have been successful with large fundraising campaigns. If you’re new to the series, you may want … Read More

Quick & Easy Fundraising

by Ryan Anderson Joining the Classmunity team has been an exciting opportunity as I am passionate about raising money for athletics and education. As a former school administrator, I loved finding creative ways to enhance the opportunities for our kids … Read More

Fundraising for Large Campaigns: Preparing Materials

Welcome to Part 2 of the Fundraising for Large Campaigns blog series. In this series we will share best practices from your peers who have been successful with large fundraising campaigns. If you’re new to the series, you may want … Read More