Ideas for Church Fundraisers

Church Fundraising IdeasAre you looking for Church Fundraisers that will raise a lot of money quickly?

If you need some great ideas for church fundraisers with up to 90% profit & no money down, this article explores quick & easy fundraising ideas and products that churches are currently using to raise a lot of money.

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Does Your Church Have A Website?

If so, a terrific FREE fundraising tool exclusively from ABC Fundraising® that you can get right now is our Free Fundraising Thermometer.

A Fundraising Thermometer allows your Church to keep track of your fundraising progress. Display the fundraising thermometer on your church website to let your members see just how much further you have to go to reach your fundraising goals and how much you’ve raised to date.

Free Fundraising Thermometer For a ChurchWith our FREE Fundraising Thermometer Generator you simply need to enter in a few fields and your own custom thermometer will be created. We’ll ask you how much money you are trying to raise for your church and how much you’ve raised so far. Next you will choose the color you want your thermometer to be to match the look and feel of your website. Once you’ve entered your info into those fields, just hit SUBMIT and then you can copy the HTML code that we generate. After that, all you need to do is paste it into your website. Once the thermometer is on your website you will want to bookmark the page at where you created the thermometer and as you raise more money each week you can simply enter in the new amounts and re-create your thermometer and then replace it on your website. The thermometer will continue to rise as you raise more money for your Church.


Plan Ahead To Make Your Church Fundraiser A Success!

Church Fundraisers can sometimes require a lot more work than you expected.  If you have ever been involved in setting up a church fundraiser then you understand that a lot of time and effort can go into making your church fundraiser successful.  However, it really does not need to be so complex, particularly if you prepare ahead of time and complete a little analysis before you get started and choose the right fundraising products for your church.

Just what are you raising funds for? Regardless of whether it is a brand new church van, a basketball hoop for the church youth group, or a church mission trip, you will need to figure out basically how much money you are going to need to raise. Perhaps your participants have made a decision that you have come to the point where you need to build an addition to the church because of to the expanding membership.

Whatever the needs are for your church, church fundraisers ought to be well thought out in order to raise the most money possible with the very least amount of work. Why put your church membership through a difficult endeavor promoting merchandise that wont make high profits? If you want to raise $10,000 or more, you will want to choose a church fundraising idea that will have a very high profit margin. It would certainly take a lot of work to raise the money you need with small profit margins of only 30%-40% and low priced fundraising items.

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With church fundraisers it is important to know exactly how many people will be included in the fundraising efforts, so that you can determine how much each individual would likely need to sell in order for your fundraiser to turn out profitable. Furthermore, think about the age of the group. Young adults and grown-ups can deal with just about any kind of product or service or do labor if that’s what is required to make your fundraiser a success. Nevertheless it can be different with small children involved in your fundraising efforts. In this case, when involving children, the tasks must be kept as simple as possible as children are not necessarily capable of participating in the types of activities that your young adult church members will be capable of.

Below are some great ideas for church fundraisers that are easy to organize and fun for the entire community. The church fundraising products below can raise up to 93% Profit!

Here Are 10 Easy Church Fundraising Ideas:

1. Backyard Product Sales – Having a lawn or rummage sale in the parking lot of the church is a relatively easy method to raise some of the funds you require for the successful operation of your day to day church activities. Have participants contribute items they no longer make use of such as quilts, apparel, home furniture or electronics you may well have saved. You can find items to sell at your fundraiser in the cellar or attic room, kitchen area gizmos, and so on. Set your sale up on a gorgeous weekend morning, and everybody will not only be happy to help your church by buying some items, they will also appreciate each others company while raising the funds you require.

2. Recycling as a Church Fundraising idea – This can easily end up being a long-term fundraiser, where funds can be gathered year round as well as set aside for upcoming church requirements. Gather outdated mobile phones, inkjet printer cartridge and toner cartridges, or whatever else that can be recycled. Place bulletins all over the particular community in order to allow individuals within the neighborhood to know exactly where they can drop their merchandise off at. Some church recycling fundraisers have been able to raise thousands of dollars and this really is one of the easiest church fundraising ideas you can do!

Discount Card Fundraiser Sample Card3. Discount Cards for Church Fundraisers 

Community discount cards have been one of the best and easiest ideas any church can use to raise money.  They provide cost savings and discounts on a variety of goods and services that are regularly utilized by folks within your neighborhood, and the profit margin is huge! Providing a solution that offers real benefit and a massive return on your investment is a wise approach to raising money.  If you have a group of 100 church members who want to participate in a discount card fundraiser then it is wise to start with 5 to 10 cards per member. The cards have up to 20 discounts from local merchants who participate in return for the free advertising provided through your church. Very often merchants will offer discounts such as “buy one – get one free” or 50% off a selected item. The cards can become very valuable to the person who buys them, and they are good for an entire year. This means that you can go to the locations on the card over and over again with no limitations until the card expires. For many churches in the United States, a community discount card is a yearly church fundraising event that lasts for 2-3 weeks or up to 1 month at the most. Churches have reported earning tens of thousands of dollars with a discount card fundraiser. This can be a great fundraiser for church youth groups.

To see just how easy it is to start a church fundraiser using discount cards CLICK HERE.

You can also check out this YouTube Video we created to teach Churches How To Start A Discount Card Fundraiser:




Snack Fundraiser For A Church4. A High Profit Snack Fundraiser is a terrific way for churches to raise money. These days many churches are looking for lower priced items to sell. However, they don’t want to sell the same old candy that you see over and over because many people are getting tired of the traditional candy fundraiser. Enter “The High Profit Snack Fundraiser” to solve the problem of keeping the cost of your fundraising items down but still allowing you to earn a lot of money for your church. All the items in the snack fundraiser cost $8 and with the ABC Fundraising® profit booster program you can earn up to 70% profit with no money up front!

Check out the video below to see the benefits of a snack fundraiser and just how easy it is for your church to start this fundraiser:




Candle Fundraiser For Churches5. Candle Fundraisers have traditionally been one of the most popular ideas churches use to raise money. Candles can be spiritual in many ways and churches who sell candles during a fundraiser tend to find it easy to make sales. It is not uncommon for a church member to sell 20 or 30 candles to their friends family and neighbors. With a candle fundraiser your church does not need to invest any money to start. Simply by ordering 1 “order-taking” flyer per member of your church group you will have everything you need to start raising money right away. Once you’ve run your fundraiser for about 3 weeks, all you need to do is call in with your order. You can expect to receive your candles in 2 weeks and then you can hand them out to all the folks who ordered through your church.




Church Scratch Card Fundraiser6. Scratch & Help®

The Scratch & Help® Fundraiser has been our longest running fundraising program. The Scratch and Help® Fundraiser was created in 1993. Scratch & Help® is a great Church Fundraising Idea!

With 90% Profit and no money up front you can easily see why this fundraiser has been so successful year after year. You can choose from 4 different colors. The 4 colors to choose from are RED, BLUE, GREEN, and PURPLE. It’s such an easy fundraising idea and it has helped ABC Fundraising® become one of the Top Church Fundraising Companies in the United States. Request a FREE FUNDRAISING SAMPLE today to see all the ABC Fundraising® High Profit Fundraising Products!



Church Cookie Dough Fundraiser7. COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISING

The ABC Fundraising® Cookie Dough Fundraiser is a great fundraising idea for churches because it offers up to an amazing 80% Profit and there is absolutely no risk involved to start this fundraiser.

We provide you with FREE Order Taking Brochures to make your fundraiser quick and easy. The Crazy About Cookies® Cookie Dough we provide for your fundraiser is the best tasting cookie dough out there. We tried a half a dozen other cookie dough companies and settled on Crazy About Cookies® for the great taste and variety they provide. Our cookie dough fundraiser can help your church raise a lot of dough! A Cookie Dough Fundraiser just may be the perfect fundraiser for a church mission trip. Church Youth Groups Love Fundraising With Cookie Dough!



Auntie Anne's Pretzel Fundraiser For Churches8. AUNTIE ANNE’S® PRETZEL FUNDRAISER

Everyone is familiar the the famous soft baked pretzels from Auntie Anne’s® Pretzels. They have stores in malls throughout the United States and it’s tough not to buy one of those delicious pretzels when you walk by and smell the delicious buttery smells that come from their storefront.

You no longer need to go to the mall to buy a pretzel from Auntie Anne’s® although we’re sure you still will. ABC Fundraising® has partnered with Auntie Anne’s® to bring you one of the most popular church fundraisers available today. You can sell these delicious treats to your friends and family and raise money for your church at the same time. Now included in the Auntie Anne’s® Pretzel Fundraiser is CINNABON® for folks who are craving a sweeter flavor than a pretzel. This fundraiser comes with no-risk because we provide your church with 1 FREE ORDER-TAKING BROCHURE for each member of your church.

Simply collect money for each item ordered then call ABC Fundraising® to place your order and only pay the wholesale price. You can earn up to 80% profit with the popular Auntie Anne’s® Pretzel Fundraiser!





The Gourmet Popcorn Fundraiser from ABC Fundraising® is a fast and easy way to raise money for your Church.

With up to 70% profit and NO MONEY UP FRONT NEEDED, this fundraiser has quickly become one of our most popular fundraisers for churches.

It works like this: Request 1 Order-Taker Brochure per member of your church and then show the brochure to your friends, family and neighbors. Ask them to purchase a bag of one of the amazing gourmet flavors like: Cheesy Cheddar, Nutty Caramel, Chicago Style or Buttery Caramel (our favorite). Run your fundraiser for 2-3 weeks and then call ABC Fundraising® at 888.212.1344 to place your order. You only pay the wholesale price and keep the rest of the money you raised for your group. We offer fast, free delivery of your popcorn! Once you receive your popcorn bags, simply hand them out to everyone who ordered them and enjoy the profits from this easy fundraising idea.





The ABC Fundraising® Flower Bulb Fundraiser is one of our longest running fundraisers. It seems that churches keep coming back year after year to run this fundraiser. There’s a good reason for that! It’s a GREAT CHURCH FUNDRAISING IDEA! Who doesn’t love flowers?

This is another one of the fundraisers we like to call “NO-RISK ORDER TAKERS” because there really is no risk in losing any money when doing this type of fundraiser. We provide you with FREE brochures with beautiful pictures of flowers that help to sell the bulbs to your supporters. In fact, out of all of our church fundraising products, we think that the Flower Bulb Brochure is the best looking brochure we have produced.

Simply order 1 brochure for each member of your church who will be participating and ask them to show the brochure to their friends, their relatives and their neighbors and ask them to purchase 1 or more of the bulbs. The Flower Bulbs are GUARANTEED TO GROW and if for some reason one doesn’t grow we will send a replacement to your supporter who had the problem.

With up to 70% Profit and No Money Up Front Needed To Start, the ABC Fundraising® Flower Bulb Fundraiser is sure to be a success for your next Church Fundraiser!



As you can see, church fundraisers do not have to be a lot of work. Simply by laying out your strategy ahead of time, picking a HIGH PROFIT FUNDRAISING IDEA, figuring out exactly how much money your church needs to raise and how many in your group are going to take part, you will have a great understanding of what will be necessary from each person participating in the church fundraiser. If your Church decides on selling products, make sure that you understand what the profit margin will be ahead of time. Simply by selecting products with a high profit margin, you will make a lot more money selling less items, which in turn makes it all much easier and more profitable for your Church.

Church fundraisers ought to be pleasant and enjoyable for all involved, not loaded with pressure and more work than you can manage! We hope the ideas for church fundraisers presented above have been helpful and we hope your church will be able to use these ideas to raise a lot of money!

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ABC Fundraising® provides dozens of Unique Fundraising Ideas with Ultra High Profit! Whether you’re looking for School Fundraisers, Church Fundraisers, Youth Sports Fundraisers or Non-Profit Fundraising Ideas, ABC Fundraising® can help your group raise money fast! We’re constantly developing new and unique fundraising products that can help our clients earn the Highest Profit Possible in the fundraising industry.

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Our fund raising programs have been specifically designed to bring in a huge profit for your School, Youth Sports Team, Church or Non-Profit Organization! No matter what type of group you have, if you need to raise money, ABC Fundraising® is bound to have a fundraising idea that is perfect for your organization.

We work with schools that have thousands of students participating in our fundraisers and we also work with small groups fundraising with as little as 1-10 participants.


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