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

Welcome Ryan Anderson!

Classmunity is thrilled to announce that Ryan Anderson has joined the team as Director of Sales and Marketing! Ryan Anderson is a third generation administrator, educator, coach, and advisor.  He has taken great pride in finding innovative ways to help clubs … Read More

Fundraising for Large Campaigns: Planning Phase

Welcome to Part 1 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.   The first phase in a large fundraiser – … Read More

How to find and thank your top donors!

One of the most important aspects of fundraising is donor recognition. Thanking your donors is important for recognizing their contributions to your initiatives as well as for building a solid donor base. Although many schools are good at thanking donors … Read More

Tips for Greener Fundraising

We often talk about efficient fundraising. Schools are learning to raise more money with less effort by transitioning to smarter fundraising approaches. This also leads to happier parents, students, and community members. But there is another beneficiary of more efficient … Read More

Top 7 Reasons to Accept Credit Cards at Your Next Fundraiser

There is  a lot of planning that goes into any successful fundraiser. But one area that is often overlooked is how you accept payments. Cash and checks are the traditional method of payment accepted for school fundraisers, but some of … Read More

5 Questions You Need to Answer Before Your Next Fundraiser

by Avi Fleischer & Alana Platt Fundraising for a school or PTA/PTO  is challenging – especially when there are many people working together to raise the funds.  While a mutual goal can be a unifying experience, it often requires work … Read More

Classmunity to Appear on Project Pitch It!

Classmunity is pleased to announce an upcoming appearance on Project Pitch It this March! Project Pitch It is a Wisconsin take on Shark Tank: it features only local Wisconsin businesses and the judges bring a bit of Midwestern friendliness to … Read More

Four Tips for Setting a Fundraising Goal

by Avi Fleischer Fundraising is a fantastic opportunity it can bring people together for a common cause. It can help a community rally around a need. Fundraising is something that everyone can be proud to be a part of from … Read More

Product vs. Donation Fundraisers

Classmunity’s By the Numbers infographic series presents relevant facts and data for educators, focusing primarily on fundraising for schools and technology in the classroom. Have an idea?  Drop us a line at contact@classmunity.com.   No one that works in education … Read More