Waiting until the last minute to finalize your fundraiser is a mistake that’s easy to make and easy to avoid. Not only does this delay those much-needed dollars from rolling in, but it also can affect the overall success of your fundraiser. Fundraising tends to be seasonal, which is why starting early is critical. When it comes to fundraising, timing is everything, and here are the top five benefits of booking your fundraiser as soon as possible.
Continuing education after high school is quickly becoming something necessary and unavoidable. Even just a bachelor's degree is not enough, and many are looking to master's degrees and beyond. College tuition costs continue to rise year after year, with the average four-year degree from a private university costing over $100,000 and one from a public university costing nearly $33,000.
The morale of your fundraising group will play a large role in achieving success with your fundraising effort. Team members will be giving a lot of themselves and provide the energy and legwork to raise the money you need for your cause, event, or organization. A number of techniques are available to you to help support and motivate the efforts of your team members.
Disney World is known as the happiest, greatest, most magical place on Earth, however, it comes at a price. At World's Finest Chocolate, we know how important fundraising can be when planning your next trip to Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort. Field trips are one of the best ways to build camaraderie within a group, create lifelong memories, and learn to view the world from a different perspective. Here are some unique fundraising ideas for how you can raise money for Disney:
Youth volunteers are often times the driving force behind your fundraising efforts. It is important that you have a plan in place to keep these young volunteers safe. There are a few steps you can take to make sure your fundraiser is safe and fun for everyone involved.
Money is the fuel that helps local organizations do their important work. Extra money means that school groups can go on special trips. Donations allow service organizations to feed hungry people or improve public spaces. One of the ways that you can help your local community is by organizing efforts to raise funds for all of this work. Here are three fundraising ideas to get you started.
World’s Finest® Chocolate has always been a community-centric fundraising organization, and our new tagline, We Fund Communities™, stays true to our roots: who we are and what we represent. It is our brand promise. We are proud to partner with schools and organizations all over the country to help them reach and exceed their fundraising goals every single year. Now, as the #1 school fundraising company, we've added a new section of dozens of fundraising ideas to our blog.
For nearly 70 years, World’s Finest® Chocolate has been a leader in fundraising. We’ve helped schools, families, and communities raise money to reach their goals. We’ve always been more than a fundraising company; and we owe it all to the 25,000 communities that put their trust in us. Our brand is well-known, but we wanted to make it more memorable and centered around purpose, fun, and extraordinary value.
After raising over $4,000,000,000 (yes, that's billions) for schools and organizations across the country, World's Finest® Chocolate is going back to where it all began. In March 2017, after surpassing $4,000,000,000 in funds raised, World’s Finest® Chocolate CEO Eddie Opler – who is the grandson of Founder Ed Opler, Sr. - wanted to do more to acknowledge this spectacular achievement. What better way to do that than to pay tribute to our first customer?
There are many moving pieces that go into making a fundraiser successful. From budgeting and planning to actually running your fundraiser, each decision can make or break your profits. Raising awareness is perhaps one of the most important parts of your fundraising campaign. These five tips will help you promote your fundraiser in the most effective way! Have some other successful school fundraising ideas of your own? Let us hear from you!