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Schools rely on fundraising to support their students, create a better learning environment, and fund important extracurricular activities. A well-planned fundraising strategy can make a huge difference in how well your school is able to meet its students’ needs. However, without an engaging fundraising idea, it can be difficult to

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Fundraising

Imagine your child announces an upcoming school fundraiser and then pulls out a dreaded sales catalog. Sales-based fundraisers can be frustrating for parents who usually end up as the ones selling to friends, neighbors, family, and coworkers. Not everyone is a natural salesperson, and it can be difficult to sell

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FundraisingStudents

For many school sports programs, fundraising dollars ensure the team can provide a meaningful experience for the students. But school fundraising can be tricky, as students are less likely to have the means to donate than financially independent adults. This means schools will need to host fundraisers that engage students

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Education, News

Higher education websites are crucial information hubs for colleges and universities. These websites must appeal to a wide range of audience members, including current and prospective students, parents, alumni, faculty members, community members, and more.  To accommodate such a wide variety of visitors, your university’s website must take advantage of

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Make your booster club more effective with these five fundraising tips.
Fundraising

As a member of a school booster club, you’re probably very familiar with how important fundraising is to keeping your student’s extracurricular activities up and running. Fundraising supplies the money your student’s team or group relies on to compete, travel, and purchase equipment. Even so, many booster clubs dread fundraising.

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Ingenious fundraising ideas for your school's pta
Fundraising

Many K-12 schools rely on their PTA (or parent-teacher association) to help support programs and services for their students. But valuable programming isn’t free, and many of these schools have tight budgets to work with⁠. And that’s where fundraising comes in! If you’re a member of a parent-teacher organization looking

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Explore our top list of fundraising ideas for schools to raise more.
Education, NewsFundraising

As a student, parent, educator, volunteer, or staff member, you likely have your fair share of experience when it comes to fundraising ideas for schools. You might be pumped to get started with your school’s next campaign. But you also might be burnt out by the task. Either way, choosing

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Tried and true tips for matching gifts and higher education
Education, NewsFundraising

Schools need funds to run at all, let alone to run smoothly. This is true in pre-kindergarten classes through higher education institutions. One revenue stream that many colleges and universities continuously underutilize, however, is corporate matching gifts. As a key form of workplace giving program, matching gifts and higher education

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Here are some of the most impactful ways to engage your school's volunteers.
Education, NewsFundraising

Most schools rely on volunteers to get things done⁠—from PTA management to field trip chaperoning and more. These dedicated individuals are often the backbone of the institution, which is why it’s so essential to proactively engage your school’s volunteers in strategic and impactful ways. At SchoolMoney, our top suggestions include:

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8 Crucial Alumni Data Points Your School Needs to Know
Education, NewsFundraising

For many schools, the institution’s alumni are some of its most significant supporters⁠—especially when it comes to fundraising initiatives. After all, these individuals know firsthand the impact the school has on its students, faculty, and community at large. But what the school knows about this group (i.e., which alumni data

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Easy Ways to Find Alumni Employment Data for Schools
Education, News

Does your school have access to the alumni employment data you need to optimize your fundraising and engagement efforts? Some of our favorite school fundraising ideas for institutions of all shapes and sizes have to do with effectively utilizing corporate philanthropy. Partnering with businesses both worldwide and in your community

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Find out how workplace giving can drive your school fundraiser in this guide.
FundraisingStudents

If you’re planning a school fundraiser, you’ll likely do whatever you can to ensure it raises the most funding possible. But have you tapped into workplace giving? If the answer is “no,” you’re undoubtedly leaving a ton of potential revenue on the table. In this brief guide, the team at

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Read reviews of our favorite school fundraising platforms.
Education, NewsFundraising

School fundraising platforms can drastically simplify and amplify the fundraising process for all types of schools⁠—from kindergarten classes to Ivy League universities. But with so many software providers to choose from, how can you be sure you’re making the right decision? As you explore various fundraising platforms in search of

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save money when studying abroad - hand putting money in coin jar
Study Abroad

The chance that you’ll need to save money when studying abroad is extremely high. It’s because while the exact cost of international education varies greatly depending on where you go to study, it’s never truly cheap. Just to get some idea about how thin a budget you might need to

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