PTA fundraiser nets over $20,000 for DISD elementary schools

PTA fundraiser nets over $20,000 for DISD elementary schools




Fun Fundraising Ideas for Schools This Year

The school systems in the UK are incredibly underfunded, making it very difficult for the teachers and the students to get all the equipment required for the assignments and projects in the class work. Let’s have a close look at some unique fundraising ideas for schools that can lead to additional funds for the system.

Sport’s Team Fundraiser Idea

If you have a son or a daughter on a sport’s team or two you know it can get costly. Many times schools or parks that run the sporting events will hold fundraisers. Your child may be given a brochure or book with overpriced items to sell to friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. Food, wrapping paper, trinkets you as well as others will never use are most likely included in the sales brochure and/or catalog. In tough economic times overpriced items, even if it is to help children, is difficult to accomplish.

Have You Strategically Planned?

Throughout my career, I have found that it is oftentimes not fund development issues that impact the effectiveness of fundraising, but, larger organizational ones. After doing many development audits and assessments, I can say that the top items that are lacking within an organization are: a vision for the future, a case for support, and a long-range plan to get there. In my opinion, nothing is worst than not having these tools in your fundraising toolbox.

Benefit and Fundraising Ideas

We see and hear it all too often. Someone on the news is ill or injured and needs help to pay for the high cost of hospital bills. It can happen in our own backyard. We want to help a neighbor to be able to afford the best care for his/her loved one. There are many types of benefits you may have to raise money.

National Loan Guarantee Scheme – Encouraging Lending In The UK

The National Loan Guarantee Scheme was introduced in the March 2012 budget, as a means of increasing lending to businesses. The UK Government has set aside a pot of cash which it will lend to financial institutions on cheaper terms than are available through traditional funding methods such as the wholesale money markets, or London Inter-Bank Market. The concept of the proposals is to reduce the costs of borrowing for businesses, as a means of stimulating the economy.

How to Effectively Plan Your School Fundraising Event?

Internet has touched every sphere of our lives, from shopping to planning play dates. Its presence has brought new means of publicizing fundraising events and activities. In this new era of internet technology, not only can parents form a group and participate in raising money but long-distance family members can also take part to support a child’s school.

Not Winning Grants? What to Do Instead of Giving Up

Do you feel like you’re in a slump lately working your fingers to the bone only to be met with disappointment after disappointment? Don’t despair!

Getting Your Nonprofit Grant-Ready

When it comes to winning big grant money for your nonprofit, Eisenhower was right. It takes a lot of planning on behalf of your organization before you ever submit a grant application.

State Your Need: How to Write a Compelling Needs Statement That Wins Grants

Every successful grant proposal, and every other type of request, hinges on a compelling need. You know how huge your need is – but the person reviewing your grant proposal has to know it – and feel it – too. Here are some tips to help convey the urgency of your need on paper:

How to Promote Your First Non Profit Fundraiser?

The basic thing that one should keep in mind when organizing a fundraiser is to earn the trust of the people who in turn trust you with their hard earned money to carry on a cause that they support. Trust building is something that happens over a period of time which a first time fundraiser organizer may find difficult to overcome. However, you can concentrate more on the effective promotion of your event which may drive an increasing number of people to support a genuine and worthy cause.