Q&A: Fundraising

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Problem with the PTO fundraising
who can I talk to if I have a complain about the PTO president at my children elementary school?
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Spirit Nights...
I chair the spirit night committee at my school and I am just trying to figure out how I can get more...
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Advice on soliciting yearbook ads?
Our PTO is currently putting together our annual yearbook, and we are at a loss about how to ask for...
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Playground fundraising goals too big?
This is my first year as president. We’re trying to put in a $40,000 playground this year. We have...
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Interest-free loan in exchange for control of fundraising?
We don’t have a playground. A parent wants one now and is willing to lend us the money interest-free...
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Can board members have personal stake in product fundraisers?
Is it OK for board members to use their personal business to help us fundraise and make a profit at...
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Do we owe taxes on money raised at school?
I was told that if we hold a function at the school and end up making more than $100 at the event, it...
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How many fundraisers are too many?
How many fundraisers should a PTO have each year, and who determines this? At our previous elementary...
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Pressured into a fundraiser?
I feel I have been put in a very bad position. At our last PTO meeting, a gym teacher proposed selling...
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Should we ask for donations instead of fundraising?
We’ve been debating whether or not to eliminate fundraisers and just go with a donation program. We...
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