Fundraising Events Archive

  • Fundraiser Goes Into the Woods

    An annual trail race through the town forest uses local resources to raise money while abiding by a policy that prohibits sales by students.
  • A Play's the Thing

    One parent group has turned its annual musical performance into a major fundraiser—and a major way to build community involvement.
  • Carnival Success Story

    One school's longtime carnival tradition brings the right blend of fundraising and family fun to the entire community.
  • House Tour Raises Big Cash

    How a Capitol Hill school raised $40,000 with a "nosy neighbor" tour of recently renovated homes.
  • Book Fair Success Story

    Communitywide literacy programming is the underpinning for a PTO book fair that's grown every year.
  • Book Fair Options

    Scholastic or go it alone.
  • Score With a Golf Fundraiser

    If you have the resources to get started, running a golf tournament can really pay off.
  • Auction Action Plan

    Secrets the pros use to turn even small auctions into highly profitable big-dollar fundraisers.
  • PTA Mom Raises a Million

    Jean Joachim has helped her school raise more than $1 million. What's her secret?
  • Book Fairs: Tips for Success

    Organization, communication, and a dash of fun will make your book fair an event to remember.
  • Holiday Shops: Kids Love 'Em

    Holiday shops, also known as Santa shops, are popular with kids and parents, and volunteers often enjoy helping children make their choices. But running a shop takes planning and organization.