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5 Online Fundraiser Platform Ideas for Schools

By Clay Boggess on Nov 20, 2021
5 Online Fundraiser Platform Ideas for Schools

Keep online fundraising simple with these all-in-one solutions.

What is a fundraising platform? The software makes a secure collection of money in exchange for products or donations possible. With a donor-centric point of view, donors can quickly, easily, and securely support causes that are important to them.

Raising money requires strategies to ensure money is available throughout the school year. Finding a solution that fits your strengths and resources can be stressful. The best fundraiser platform ideas allow schools to expand their reach nationwide and provide many services. By choosing a virtual platform, you are no longer limited to the range of person-to-person contact and can enjoy the power of contactless fundraising.

Did you know that schools have far more available to them than the in-person sales options of the past? You can sell food, household items, customizable gifts, and more. Many fundraiser platform solutions in the marketplace have transformed how groups raise money.

Our school customers love these five accessible online fundraising platforms. Best of all, BFI offers free prize incentives to help drive sales!

1. Goodies & Gifts Online

Everyone loves a chocolate bar fundraiser. But what about something that offers more? Goodies & Gifts Online is the perfect option that offers simple yet effective gifts just in time for the holidays. We love this option for customers who enjoy sweets, treats, candles, kitchenware, and more.

You can sell chocolate and baking mixes or ready-to-eat desserts and offer home décor, popcorn, magazines, masks, and candles. Goodies & Gifts Online is a powerhouse of an online fundraiser that can target a wide variety of audiences, making it easy to reach a range of audiences.

2. Flowers Online

Are you looking for an eco-friendly option? Flowers Online offers many bulbs and plants, making it the #1 earth-friendly fundraiser!

BFI offers fall and spring options to sell season-appropriate flowers year-round. There's even a holiday flower option that features Amaryllis and Paperwhites.

3. Believe Online

The Believe Online fundraiser makes it easier than ever to promote your mission using the power of social media, email, and text messaging. This allows for a seamless fundraising experience. 'Believe Online' has items for all occasions, holidays, apparel, gardens, and more in the Believe Product categories.

4. Stainless Tumblers Online

If your supporters enjoy licensed and customizable options, the Stainless Tumblers Online fundraising platform is for you. It has options for major sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NHL, and more), collegiate teams, and custom designs to promote your school's pride and spirit.

Whether your supporters want to enjoy a good cup of joe, keep their iced drink cold, or show off their school pride, this fundraiser has options for everyone.

5. Candles Online

Everyone loves a warm, welcoming home. Candles Online makes that happen. Your audience can choose from eight categories: candles and wax melts.

Do you love a sweet-smelling home? There's a special Moon Pie category. Your supporters can choose from banana, chocolate, coconut, mint, strawberry, or vanilla.


The best online fundraising platforms allow your school to collect and process donations securely. Online fundraising ideas that work well allow schools to target their audiences' interests strategically. By engaging their interest, you'll create more excitement about your campaign!

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Author Bio Clay Boggess, Author

Clay Boggess has been designing fundraising programs for schools and various nonprofit organizations throughout the US since 1999. He’s helped administrators, teachers, and outside support entities such as PTAs and PTOs raise millions of dollars. Clay is an owner and partner at Big Fundraising Ideas.

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