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

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

Announcing E-Tickets and Product Fundraisers!

Fall is here and we have been busy… Announcing E-Tickets and Product Fundraisers! You can now select from three types of fundraisers when you use Classmunity: Donation Campaign Event Registration  Online Market You can accept online and in person credit … Read More

Students in the Loads to Success program work hard to make a positive impact.

Success: Beloit Builds Skills and Gives Back

Laundering clothes doesn’t usually make the list of high impact educational experiences. Most high schools provide students with a variety of educational activities: field trips, extra circulars, and other hands on activities. Cody Klintworth and Lori Lange, Special Education teachers … 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

The Classmunity Support Site is now live!

The Classmunity Support Site is now live! The Support Resource is a convenient way for everyone – from beginners to seasoned veterans – to learn more about Classmunity. It features:   Getting Started is the place to go to for brand … 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

Come See Classmunity at WADA 2016

Hey Athletic directors! Classmunity is excited to be a new vendor at the 2016 Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association Conference! We will see you in the vendor area of the Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells on November 13 & 14. Stop by to … Read More