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8 Dos and Don'ts for Talking Up Your School Fundraiser

What to say (and not say) to help your group reach its fundraising goals.

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Fundraiser Forms and Letters

Letters, order forms, coupons, and other resources for promoting or organizing fundraising activities.


Restaurant Fundraisers: Dishing Out Profits for Your PTO

Restaurant nights are a great way to make some money for your school without a lot of work.

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Restaurant Fundraisers Planning Kit

Restaurant Fundraiser Planning Kit

Restaurant fundraisers are an easy and simple way for your group to raise money for your school. Our guide will help you plan and promote your event with no stress.


Test Your Fundraising IQ

What the experts say—and you should know—about product fundraising.


Which School Fundraiser Is Right for Your PTO?

Consider a few key questions, then check out our chart to determine what kind of fundraiser will best meet your current needs.


How To Set Up Musical Cakes

A rundown of the basic steps needed to organize and execute a successful musical cakes activity at your next PTO event.

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What Kids Learn From Fundraising

Product fundraisers often help pay for enrichment opportunities at school, but students who are involved in sales can also benefit from more direct lessons.

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Picking the Best Fundraiser for Your Group

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to deciding on a fundraiser, but assessing a few key factors can help you choose the right one for you.

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More Fundraising Resources

Get more expert advice and ideas to fine-tune your school fundraisers or find a new one that works for your PTO and your school.


How To Choose a Fundraiser

There’s more to fundraising strategy than finding the biggest profit. Here’s what you need to know to pick a program that’s right for your group.

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How To Choose a Fundraising Company

When it comes to fundraisers, one size doesn’t fit all. Finding a vendor that will help meet your school’s specific needs and goals is key.

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Dog Social Brings Community Together

A PTO in Iowa builds a successful community event around canines and benefits local animal shelters.


Green Fundraising Ideas for PTOs

Eco-friendly fundraisers let parent groups help their schools and the planet at the same time.

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12 Creative PTO Fundraisers

These unique fundraising ideas won’t always raise a barrel of cash, but they will raise community spirit and get people talking about your group.