Fund Raiser: How to choose the best Fund Raiser from ABC Fundraising®!
If you are looking for ideas for your next church fund raiser, check out some of these top fundraising ideas that other church groups have used to raise tons of money.
When planning your fund raiser, there are a few things to consider to make sure your fundraiser a success. Choosing the best church fund raiser is easy if you follow a few simple guidelines.
- Choose a fund raiser that your supporters will be excited about. If you know your supporters would like to save money, offer them a fund raiser that saves them money. If food fundraisers do well in your area, consider a cookie dough or other food fundraiser. If you think your community would be excited about an event fundraiser, consider an event fundraiser.
- Be aware of your timeline and limitations. If you need to raise the money quickly, choose a fundraiser that is easy and quick to get started on. Stay away from fund raisers that require a long lead time or a lot of preparation- certain events require a lot of planning and elements that could take longer than you might expect. If you have a whole congregation that can participate in your fund raiser, use them! Choose a fund raiser that will involve all of your members of different ages.
- Consider your church fundraising goals. How much money do you need to raise? Make sure you choose a fund raiser that will offer you the opportunity to raise the minimum amount you need to raise and hopefully one that helps you exceed that minimum.
The following are some popular fundraising ideas with proven track records of success.
Discount Card Fundraiser – this is our most popular fund raiser right now. It offers a great way for your supporters to save money and for your church to raise tons of money at the same time. It is also a great way to involve local businesses in your fundraising. The best part if that you don’t have to do any work – ABC Fundraising will secure the local sponsors for you. This fund raiser requires about 4-6 weeks lead time so make sure to plan for that.
Live or Silent Auction Fundraiser – an auction fund raiser is an exciting way to raise money for your church. An auction fundraiser definitely requires making calls and visiting businesses to get donations. You will also need to plan food and drink, venue and other aspects of this fundraiser but the rewards can be great if you organize and publicize well.
Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Fundraiser – this fundraiser is becoming our most popular food fundraiser quickly. Everyone loves Auntie Anne’s pretzels! You can start raising money right away as you can print out the order forms for this fund raiser right from your home computer. Auntie Anne’s pretzels, breadsticks, and cinnamon roll kits practically sell themselves and have a good profit potential for your church group.
Rummage Sale or Bazaar Fund Raiser – this one requires a good location, some publicity, time and space to collect donations but it can be a great option for your church fund raiser. Determine if your members will have items in gently used condition to make this fundraiser possible. Pricing can be tricky but better to give great deals and sell out of everything at the rummage sale.
Scratch card fundraiser – the Scratch & Help fundraiser is one of our most profitable fundraising products. With over 90% profit, this one is incredibly easy. It’s also great because it doesn’t require your supporters to spend a lot of money. A small donation gets your donors a valuable sheet of coupons that saves them money.
The most important contributor to your fundraiser success will he the participation of your church members. If you can get everyone motivated to participate in the great cause of raising money for your church funds, your fund raiser will be a success.
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