Top 8 Most Creative Fundraisers of the 2020-21 School Year

by Adrian Hernandez This school year has been an eventful one and will be remembered for some time to come. With Covid-19 regulations dictating how schools operate, many districts had to figure out creative methods to safely reopen schools and … Read More

5 Silver Linings to Pandemic Fundraising

The pandemic has dramatically changed the way that students, teachers, and administrators go about their school day. Social distancing, masks, virtual classrooms, are just a few of the ways this school year looks different from any that came before. There … Read More

Community Assistance Funds: How & Why

Schools are going to great lengths to support their students in these challenging times. Today we want to share with you how some schools are using assistance funds to help their students & families, not only during the COVID-19 pandemic … Read More

School Fundraising in a time of Social Isolation

With schools closing & social distancing requirements going into place, many organizations are going to feel the effects of cancelled fundraisers. Here are some ideas that can help you still reach your fundraising goals while helping your community stay safe … Read More

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

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

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

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   No one that works in education … 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

Success: Menomonee Falls Golf Outing

It is a gorgeous July day at the Silver Springs Golf Club in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.  A refreshing breeze carries the banter and laughter of golfers across the lush and sun-dappled greens.  Everyone is having a great time, but today isn’t … Read More