Jelly Belly

Jelly Belly Catalog Fundraiser

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Jelly Belly® offers a huge variety of well-known jelly beans along with unique name brand flavors like Krispy Kreme Donuts®, Snapple®, Cold Stone Creamery®, and Sunkist®.

Also featuring “Jelly Belly Star Wars Machine” and the popular “BeanBoozled” game.

Jelly beans are gluten-free, made in a peanut-free environment, dairy-free, fat-free, and Kosher Certified.

Nutrition facts available upon request.

Online Fundraising

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Product Details

Supplies: No cost
Packaging:
Orders packed by seller
Profit: 40%
Average Price: $14
Delivery: Shipping Guidelines

Questions about Jelly Belly?

How it Works

How do we raise money?

Your group raises money when your participants take catalog orders.

Do participants get a brochure to show?

Yes. Every participant receives a catalog, order form, and money collection envelope.

Is money collected up front?

Yes. Supporters can pay by check, cash, money order, or cashier’s check.

Are there any fees?

There are no setup fees or supply costs to start a Jelly Belly® fundraiser.

Can participants earn prizes?

Yes. Our prize programs are optional but encouraged. Offering prizes to your participants can improve sales. It’s important to discuss your incentives at your kickoff meeting. Then, continue to promote them throughout your sale. This will keep your group focused on selling.

If your group has 100 or more participants, a prize flyer is placed in each seller’s packet. For smaller groups, the sponsor receives a PDF with their ‘fundraiser supply kit’ email.

There is no cost to the group for our prizes.

Learn about our prize programs

How soon can we start?

After you submit our ‘start a fundraiser’ form you’ll receive an agreement to sign. It will then take at least 7-10 business days to process your order and pack and ship out your supplies.

Learn about our timeline

How long is the fundraiser?

Your sale will end 2 weeks after your start date. You can always change your end date. Simply let us know before your sale is over.

Online Store

Can we also raise money online?

Yes, online selling is an important part of your Jelly Belly® fundraiser. Prior to your start date you’ll receive instructions so your participants can register. Once registered they’ll be able to invite friends and family to shop at your store.

Raising money online adds a 2nd way for your group to raise money.

Do participants need to register?

Registration is the best way to promote your Jelly Belly® sale online. It's also a very effective way to get your participants engaged in your cause. Once registered, participants invite people to your store by sharing their unique link. They can do this using text, social media, and/ or email.

Once potential buyers are at the store, your group’s name appears at the top of the page. This helps make it recognizable to friends and family. For example, “Welcome to ABC High School Band.”

Registered sellers will also be eligible to earn credit towards prizes. We encourage groups to supplement our prize program with their own rewards. This can bring in even more sales. Here are some incentive ideas.

Do we get our own link?

There are 2 ways to promote your store:

  1. Registration: By default, your group will receive its own school ID number. Participants will need it to register and share your store with others using social media, text, and/ or email.
  2. Direct Link: As an option, we can create a unique link that would bypass the registration process. Your group would be able to share your link with their friends and family.
By promoting a direct link, you will only be able to track online sales as a group, not by individual sellers. As a result, participants would not receive prize credit for selling online.

Can we accept donations?

Yes, your Jelly Belly® store will be set up to accept donations. You make 70% of the donated amount.

Making Sales

Is there a minimum order?

There are no order requirements for a Jelly Belly® fundraiser.

How much money can we make?

You’ll need to know your group size as well your participant goal. Here’s how you can estimate your profit:

Calculation Steps

  1. Participant Count x Participant Item Goal = Items Sold
  2. Items Sold x Average Retail Price = Gross Sales
  3. Gross Sales x Profit % = Group Profit

Example

  1. Let’s say you have 60 participants and you set your participant item goal at 10. The items sold would be 60 participants x 10 Items / participant = 600.
  2. Next, determine your gross sales. The average retail price is about $14 so your gross sales would be 600 Items x $14 = $8,400.
  3. Since your profit is 40%, your group profit would be $8,400 x 40% = $3,360.

Keep in mind, our example is only an estimated profit. In reality, participants probably won’t sell the same number of items. In addition, the average retail dollars sold per seller will vary.

Can we track our sales?

Brochure: You most likely won’t know how many orders you get until you collect your order forms. Yet there are strategies that can give you a ballpark idea. Learn how to track your fundraising progress

Online: You'll be able to track online sales in real-time. By logging into your dashboard you'll see:

  • Which participants have registered
  • The number of unique visitors
  • Participant and group sales progress

How do we receive our money?

Brochure Sales: Money and order forms are turned in at the end of the sale. The money gets deposited in the group’s account and the order forms are sent in for processing.

Once orders are processed, the group receives their sales reports and invoice. The group sends a check for the invoice amount and keeps the rest as profit.

Online Sales: Once we receive your brochure invoice payment, we’ll send your online sales profit check.

Donations: Any profits from donations are included with the online sales check.

What is our profit?

Groups make 40% off all Jelly Belly® products.

You receive 70% of online donations.

(Use the ‘Calculate Your Profit’ calculator at the top of the page to determine your profit)

Shipping

How soon do we receive our order?

We deliver brochure orders to your group 3-4 weeks after receiving your order forms. Online orders generally ship to customers within 1-2 weeks after purchase.

Where do orders ship to?

Product ships out of our California warehouse to all lower 48 states.

How is our order packed?

Orders deliver prepacked by seller.

Is there a shipping fee?

Brochure Sales:

Shipping is free if certain order minimums are met:

Groups with fewer than 100 participants

Sell 150 or more items. A $100 shipping and handling fee is charged for orders with fewer than 150 items sold.

Groups with 100 or more participants

If the group averages 2 or more items sold per enrolled participant, there is no shipping charge. For example, if you have 100 participants in your group, you will need to sell at least 200 items.

If your group averages less than 2 items sold per enrolled, you will incur the following fees:

  • Average from 1 to 1.99 items: 80¢ per enrolled participant
  • Average less than 1 item: $1.50 per enrolled participant

Minimums include combined sales made from the brochure and online store.

Online Sales:

Customers pay a shipping fee at checkout to have their order shipped direct to them. Shipping is free on orders over $75.

Buyers also have the option to ship their order to the group. In this case there is no shipping fee.

Do you ship orders to sellers?

There is no ship to seller option for a Jelly Belly® brochure fundraiser.

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