Here is some advice from our Facebook community on coordinating a primary school fete: PLAN! Plan what should happen and when by, who is responsible etc. Plan what needs to happen in the week/day before. Plan for the day and make sure everyone knows what they are doing and when... don't just wing it.
A big part of your festival planning effort is going to be geared towards getting funding for your festival. You...
A great idea is to run a photo competition - all people need to do is upload a photo of your event to social media and tag the event. It's both an opportunity to drum up creative sponsorship plus encourage your community to take fun photos!
Somebody has worked out that onion is less likely to fall if it is placed underneath the sausage, and so this has been mandated in Bunnings Sausage Sizzles across the country.
Here is advice from different members of our Facebook community on how to handle fete stall cash floats: Make sure you have clearly labelled containers to put the money into when you collect excess cash during the day.
It is a common cry from fundraising committees everywhere. ‘It’s the same people who help again and again!’. Here we take a look at ways to avoid that!
Here are some thoughts from our Facebook community on whether or not you should get parents opinions and feedback: I think it is important to get as many parents opinions and feedback as possible so you are truly representing the parent body.
I teamed up with another Brisbane mum, Helen Creswick, who had a basic website, and we launched the Fundraising Directory, a free print and online resource for the community paid for through advertising. Advertisers instantly understood the product and the feedback form schools/clubs was overwhelmingly positive.
Here are some suggestions from our Facebook community on how to manage your P&C bookkeeping: As treasurer at a school with 300 students, we jumped on midway last year to Quickbooks.
One fantastic way to get your community involved in your event, campaign or fundraising drive is to run an Art or Drawing or even a Cartoon Competition around your theme.
Movie Nights make a great community event and they can also make you a really great profit. But when it comes to what works and what doesn’t work, well that can often vary from group to group. Here are some hints and tips that will help you in planning a successful outdoor movie night.
Reader question: I am looking for ideas on what people have done to make their school colour run more fun??...