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FUN with Fundraising!. Getting Started…. Assess your Chapter’s financial needs and goals Choose a treasurer Prepare a budget. Hosting Events/Sales/Services: To Do’s. Go with what is already established but don’t be afraid to try something new! Plan carefully for your target audience

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Fun with fundraising

FUN with Fundraising!


Getting started

Getting Started…

  • Assess your Chapter’s financial needs and goals

  • Choose a treasurer

  • Prepare a budget


Hosting events sales services to do s

Hosting Events/Sales/Services: To Do’s

  • Go with what is already established but don’t be afraid to try something new!

  • Plan carefully for your target audience

  • Stay organized and keep careful records so your successful fundraiser can be recreated

  • Be creative!


Hosting events sales services to don t

Hosting Events/Sales/Services: To Don’t:

  • Be careful with your Chapter’s checkbook


Asking for money food stuffs anything

Asking For Money /Food Stuffs/Anything:

  • Establish a specific purpose for financial backing

  • Create a list of potential donors

  • Draft a formal letter

  • Timeline

  • Be persistent

  • Invite donors to and recognize donors at your event


Asking your administration

Asking your Administration…


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Asking your Administration

Be Polite

  • Follow existing processes

  • Make formal appointments

  • Secure an appointment well in advance

  • Allow adequate time for discussion

  • Be concise

    Be Prepared

  • Be clear on what you are asking for and why

  • Provide documentation for the project

  • Have your chapter’s budget readily available


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Asking your Administration

Be Thorough

  • Have a detailed description of how the funds will be used

  • Include line items for individual expenses

  • Be prepared to provide details concerning alternate funding avenues pursued

    Be Strategic

  • Frame the request with regard to benefiting the school

  • Split funding requests between administration and student government


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Asking your Administration

Be Persistent

  • If denied, don’t take it personally

  • Ask what would need to be modified for request approval


After you get the

After you get the $$$

  • Send thank you notes!

  • Maintain contact and redirect your efforts towards sources that have supported you

  • Make DEFINITE PLANS to repeat successful programs every year.


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