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Additional Fundraising Incentive Ideas

Additional Fundraising Incentive Ideas
Additional Fundraising Incentive Ideas

How to improve your sale

Why use an additional fundraising incentive? Prize programs are effective; however, adding a supplemental motivator can bring in even more sales.

Additional incentives for your sellers help ensure that your group reaches and exceeds its sales goal.

Fundraising requires creativity as well as your time. Having money to invest in your sale may help, but it's not essential. There are even ways to grow sales without spending any money. Regardless, make sure to get the most out of your investment. You can do this by consistently promoting your additional incentive.

Here are some ideas to consider based on the age of your group:

Brochure Fundraisers

Preschool Fundraising

  • Top selling parent receives _____________. (i.e. Free tuition for a month)
  • Grand Prize Drawing (Sell 5 items to get your name in 1 time. Sell 10 items to get your name in twice...)

Elementary School Fundraisers

If we reach our goal, the principal will _________. Here are some suggestions:

  • Agree to be slimed
  • Be taped to the wall
  • Spend a day on the roof (weather permitting)
  • Come to school in their pajamas
  • Dye their hair
  • Kiss a toad or pig
  • Dress up as a ____________ (perhaps as the school mascot)
  • Or _________?

Special Prizes:

Middle School Fundraisers

Fun games to help get more middle school students engaged and improve sales:

High School Fundraisers

  • If everyone reaches their goal then the group gets to _____________.
  • Whoever sells a certain number of items by _____ doesn't have to _____________.
  • Anyone who doesn’t sell ____ items by _____ will have to _____________.
  • Money Incentive Game

Online Fundraisers

Registration Incentives

86% of participants who register online end up selling. Here are some ideas to help you get more students to register:

  • If we can get______ participants to register by ____________ (i.e. 2 days after your kickoff start date), we will provide ______________.
  • Everyone who is registered by ____________ (i.e. day after kickoff meeting) will go in a drawing to win ______________.

Additional Online Fundraising Incentives

Once your sellers are registered, they'll be able to track their sales in real time. Here are some incentive ideas that you can promote during your online sale:

  • Everyone who sells _____ items by _____ will get to _____________.
  • The first person to reach $____ in sales will get to _____________.
  • Anyone who doesn’t reach $____ in sales by _____ will have to _____________.

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