Here are some ideas from our Facebook community on what fundraiser to run on election day: A few of our community suggested something aimed at kids - jumping castle, lucky dips, show bags, lolly bags, face painting.
Here is some advice from our Facebook community on how to approach major chain stores for donations: Go armed with a letterhead request. A lot of stores require it for accounting. Be prepared but POLITE for knockbacks.
Here are some ideas for alternative Father's day fundraisers from our Facebook community: Last year we did a BBQ breakfast. Early Friday morning before school. We plan on doing it again. Lots of notice hopefully so dad's can start a little late that morning.
Here are some ideas from our Facebook community on how to host virtual meetings: Zoom is fantastic. Let's those who want to use a camera do so, otherwise you can just listen in and not be seen (for those that are multitasking who don't want everyone seeing they are also folding laundry!)
We are delighted to announce that the agreement for the Fundraising Directory to acquire Signup Zone has been finalised! The transition will occur in early January 2019.
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 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.
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.