Fundraising Tips & Tricks


  • Make sure your team wears organizational clothing when they sell to let people know Keep track of what each member has sold during the fundraiser so you can make adjustments if things aren't doing as well as you would like.
  • Make sure your team knows to talk to family, friends and neighbors while you ask parents to talk to friends and co-workers.
  • Make sure your team is telling people what they are supporting, so they know where there money is going.
  • Let people know that the fundraisers you are running could be a great present for people and try to upsell.
  • Set goals: Create a group goal as well as individual goals. Share these goals with your participants and let them know what will be done with the money raised.
  • Create excitement: Increase participation by having a meeting with participants and make sure everyone knows the importance of the fundraiser and what they can do to help.
  • Set specific fundraiser dates: We recommend running your fundraiser for 10 to 14 days. Please make sure to include two weekends.
  • Be organized: Make sure everyone is aware of the fundraiser dates and when orders are due.
  • Promote the fundraiser: Distribute posters and banners and include the fundraiser in public announcements.
  • Communicate: Make contact with your participants every couple of days during the fundraiser. Encourage them often!
  • Be safe: Encourage your group to sell to parents, relatives and friends, and recruit them to help sell as well. But remember - Never sell to strangers!
  • Offer incentives: Explain the benefit of selling a certain number of items.
  • Have Fun!