Top 12 Fundraising Ideasby FamilyEducation Staff
Looking for new ways to raise money for your child's school? Try one of these winning ideas, suggested and tested by our readers. Please share your own ideas in the comments section below so that other parents can learn some tips and tricks for their fundraisers!
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This is a reliable old standby because it works, and it's fun! You could do a classic 50/50 raffle where the winner gets half of the money raised, or a "chance ticket" prize raffle, where students and parents collect donated prizes from area business and then sell "chance tickets" that give people a shot at the prizes. Raffles work best in conjunction with another event like a school fair or sports game. With prizes donated by area businesses, you'll make a 100% profit!
One parent says: "The kids liked helping sell the tickets, and they also drew the winning tickets for the prizes. It made them feel more involved with the fundraising."
NexT: Basket Raffle
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