What to Remember When Planning Your Fundraising Event
From choir concerts, to art shows, to athletics day camps, events provide a great opportunity to raise funds by doing what your program does best. As communities rebound from COVID-19 and look to meet in person again, this article serves as a guide to coordinate your next event, generate enthusiasm about your program, build relationships with your community, and recruit […]
8 Dance Team Costs and the Fundraiser that Covers Them All….
Snap! Raise is here to take the burden off your shoulders when it comes to your dance team fundraiser. A key to a successful fundraiser is knowing what your fundraising for and sharing that list with your supporters. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of 8 super important things for dance teams to consider when setting […]
3 School Fundraising Ideas Debunked
When you think of school fundraisers, are bake sales and carwashes the first things that come to mind? If so, you’re not alone. Just remember, there’s no reason to stick to traditional fundraising ideas if they’re not achieving the results your program needs. Here are three of the most common myths about school fundraising – and a few of the […]
Snap! Raise: THE Fundraising Idea for Football Teams
Snap! Raise has helped raise over $46M for youth and high school football teams across the country. For Snap! Raise our story begins with football – our CEO played football, our first campaigns were football teams, our model was inspired by football teams we were a part of. Football and Snap! Raise go together.
Best Fundraising Websites: Which should you choose?
With more and more virtual fundraising tools popping up every day, choosing the right online fundraiser for your youth sports team, educational program, or extracurricular club may seem overwhelming. Every platform caters to a different need, which has allowed everyone from entrepreneurs, to nonprofit organizations, to academic clubs and youth athletics teams, to leverage the […]
Stop Searching for Fundraising Ideas
Snap! Raise is the only digital fundraising platform specifically designed to help educators and coaches build their programs while staying focused on the primary impact they provide: working with tomorrow’s leaders — NOT managing fundraising. Your search to keep your program funded ends here.
7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Virtual Fundraiser
With a growing number of services that specialize in virtual and online fundraising, there is a lot of information (and misinformation) to sort through when choosing the best option. To help coaches, educators, boosters and parents alike, here are 7 questions to help find a trustworthy fundraising company that will deliver the best results for your program. […]
The Cost of Competitive Cheerleading
Competitive cheerleading is among the most thrilling and rewarding activities available to young people. It’s also one of the most expensive. Here’s an overview of the history and costs of cheerleading – and some tried and true advice for cheer fundraising.
Cookie D’oh: Why Parents Are Fed Up With Product Fundraisers
For decades, schools and extracurricular programs were stuck fundraising the only way they could: by selling products. From pushing cookie dough and candy bars to coordinating car washes and wrapping paper fundraisers, here’s why product fundraisers have fallen out of favor with parents and what better fundraising ideas have emerged to replace them
5 Things to Avoid for Your Next School Fundraiser
Though school fundraisers serve a valuable purpose, even the best-intentioned fundraising efforts can cause a huge headache. Look out for these five common fundraising traps, and find a fundraising idea that hedges against these risks.
3 Reasons Why Youth Extracurricular Activities Matter
When it’s time for school budget cuts, extracurricular clubs and activities often get the short end of the stick. Nobody would argue that these programs aren’t important, but can we prove the true value of extracurricular activities?
5 Successful Fundraising Ideas
What separates a winning fundraising idea from one that flounders? Getting too creative with your group’s time and energy can quickly distract from what is actually important. Here are 5 essential qualities shared by the best team fundraising ideas to get you going and keep you focused on purpose and passion.
Dan Pallotta: Fundraising and the ‘Small Pie Mentality’
In his TED Talk “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong“, fundraising expert Dan Pallotta makes an audacious claim that should grab the attention of anyone who has ever had to fundraise for a non-profit like a foundation or a school: “overhead matters.” Pallotta challenges the stigma around non-profit organizations investing some of their […]