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This article will explore five effective ways your school sports team or athletic program can raise more funds.
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It’s the bottom of the ninth, and your little league team is down against its hometown rival. Your underdog player takes a swing and hits the game-winning homerun — the crowd goes wild! Your team goes out and celebrates its undefeated season. Fast forward to your PTA meeting, and your team

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Learn creative school marketing ideas to freshen your outreach plan.
School Marketing

The higher ed space is competitive. Countless schools are vying for attention at any given time, whether they want to recruit new students, raise money for their institutions, or inform and engage current students, parents, and professors. Not to mention, the digital landscape has transformed the way you connect with your

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Raise more money for your school with these auction fundraiser tips.
Fundraising

Whether you are the parent of a student at the school or a school employee who wants to help out, putting on a fundraising event might seem like an overwhelming project. You and your fellow PTA or booster club members probably aren’t professional fundraisers, but you still want to plan great events

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Education, NewsStudents

Especially when you’re planning to pursue a performing arts education, choosing the right college is a major decision. You have to determine not only where your diploma will come from, but also what training will best prepare you to turn your passion into your profession. To get to the point

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Fundraising

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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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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