"Focuses on fundraising the easy way! I definitely recommend that every school facing financial difficulties or just wanting to add to their school resources purchase this book."
—Joen Painter, Education Consultant
"A wonderful resource. The author covers all aspects of effective fundraising, provides practical advice, and identifies precautions that should be taken to make fundraising successful. This book makes fundraising beneficial for schools and adds a level of enjoyment to the planning, implementation, and positive results."
—Gerard A. Dery, Director, Zone 1
National Association of Elementary School Principals
"Even for school administrators who have been involved in many fundraisers over the years, there is always a need for fresh ideas and new approaches. Having a resource such as this book for a PTO to review could lead to new synergy around a reinvigorated fundraiser."
—Bonnie Tryon, Principal
Golding Elementary School, Cobleskill, NY
Creative new approaches and clever twists on classic fundraising events!
The author presents an abundance of creative and cost-effective fundraising strategies designed to engage the community and bring in significant dollars. Offering real-life examples of administrators, teachers, parents, students, and local supporters who have pulled off popular and lucrative fundraisers in schools across the country, this book:
- Provides savvy organizing tips
- Offers guidance on ethical issues
- Gives advice for avoiding fundraising mishaps
- Contains lists of potential outside partners and sponsors
- Includes resources about online fundraising and grantwriting
If you want to host events that raise spirits along with money and if you want to look back at your school′s revenue-raising efforts with pride rather than relief that they′re over, then this may be the book you′ve been waiting for!