Top Candy Fundraisers - The Best Candy Fundraising Ideas Available

Are you one of the people that just doesn't know whether you want to hold a candy fundraiser for any one of various reasons? If so you're not alone. A lot has changed over the years with candy fundraising specifically and fundraising in general.

For one many schools no longer allow groups to sell candy on campus. For another many of the best known brands like Mars, Snickers and Hersheys have either raised prices so much that they essentially priced their products out of fundraising or simply left the market.

The good news is that you can still raise lots of money selling these fundraising candy options:

Peanut FREE $1 Chocolate Bars
Peanut FREE $1 Chocolate Bars
Original One Dollar Bars are PEANUT FREE and the largest fundraiser candy bars. Besides being the largest candy bar the One Dollar Bars are only sold through fundraising and are not sold in discount retail stores or vending machines at discounted prices. With only a one case minimum, this chocolate fund raising product is perfect for small groups.
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Original One Dollar Chocolate Candy Bar
Original One Dollar Chocolate Candy Bar
The Original One Dollar Bars comes in two different variety packs. These are our best selling candy bar fundraisers. They offer the largest one dollar fundraising candy bar that is manufactured in a peanut free facility.
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Pretzel Rods Fundraiser
Pretzel Rods Fundraiser
You have to try our irresistibly sweet and salty chocolate covered pretzel rods! The Rods are dipped in milk chocolate and then rolled in delicious select toppings including crushed candy coated chocolates, toffee, and rainbow sprinkles. The mixture of salty pretzel, sweet chocolate, and toppings is sure to satisfy all cravings!
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Chocolatiers Candy Bar
Chocolatiers Candy Bar
You can still make high profits with a candy bar fundraiser. Our Chocolatiers Candy Bars offer profits as high as 60%. There is a small one case minimum and shipping is always FREE. These candy bars are manufactured in a peanut free facility and guaranteed to be peanut free.
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Welch's Fruit Snacks
Welch's Fruit Snacks
People struggle when choosing a product for a youth fundraiser because of childhood obesity. If you are looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate bars or lollipops, consider selling our Welch's Fruit Snacks Variety Pack. The snacks are 100% Vitamin C, an excellent source of Vitamins A and E, FAT FREE, Made with real fruit and have no preservatives.
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Jack Links Beef Jerky
Jack Links Beef Jerky
Jack Links Beef Sticks are a great alternative to candy fundraising. The beef sticks meet or exceed most school nutritional standards. The sticks sell for only $2 each. You can purchase as little as 1 case and shipping is absolutely free
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What Are the Most Popular Candy Fundraisers Right Now?

Most Popular

1. Peanut FREE $1 Chocolate Bars

Original One Dollar Bars are PEANUT FREE and the largest fundraiser candy bars. Besides being the largest candy bar the One Dollar Bars are only sold through fundraising and are not sold in discount retail stores or vending machines at discounted prices. With only a one case minimum, this chocolate fund raising product is perfect for small groups.

2. Yummy Licks Round Lollipops

Yummy Licks are our #1 lollipop. They come in an assortment of all your favorite flavors. Yummy Licks Round lollipops are packaged in cases of 640 lollipops. Inside the case are 8 packages with each package containing 80 lollipops. You will make 50% profit selling just one case. Shipping is FREE.

3. Welch's Fruit Snacks

People struggle when choosing a product for a youth fundraiser because of childhood obesity. If you are looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate bars or lollipops, consider selling our Welch's Fruit Snacks Variety Pack. The snacks are 100% Vitamin C, an excellent source of Vitamins A and E, FAT FREE, Made with real fruit and have no preservatives.

4. Popcorn Fundraiser

We know you and your customers will be thrilled with our Gourmet Popcorn. You offer bags of eight scrumptious flavors that are all Gluten Free, MSG Free and made with GMO Free corn. Your group will make 40% profit and can even qualify for free shipping.

That doesn't mean candy fundraising isn't a great option. In fact candy fundraising is alive and well and being used by groups all over the country to raise money.

However there are 3 things you will want to know before choosing the best candy fundraiser.

Important Point #1: How Much it Costs to Get Started?

Did you know that candy is different than some other fundraisers because it is a direct sale item as opposed to a pre sell item like cookie dough.

What does that mean? Essentially it means you purchase candy or lollipops so you physically have the product onhand to sell. You've probably walked up to a grocery store at some point and a child carrying a box of candy bars asked if you'd support their group by buying some candy. That's how candy fundraisers work.

So how much does it cost to get started?

How Much Does it Cost

Cost can be issue because you need to buy candy to sell it. If your group has no money to spend then candy fundraising might not be for you. You might look at our no upfront money options.

The only type of group that we don't require upfront payment from are public schools that issue public school purchase orders. Public schools can get 30 day terms with purchase orders.

Paying in advance can be hard for some groups. That's why we offer different products that have only one case minimums. While you would still have to pay in advance that limits the amount of money you need to get started.

In order to determine how much money it costs to get started you need to choose your candy and how many cases you feel like your group can sell. Multiply those numbers together to get your upfront cost.

Important Point #2: Is Shipping Included in the Price?

Shipping Costs

We include the cost of shipping in the price of everything on this page. So when we tell you shipping is FREE we mean shipping is free to any address in the 48 continental United States.

Some people are skeptical of free shipping offers and feel like there are gimmicks somewhere. We want to assure you Easy Fundraising Ideas pays 100% of the shipping costs. You pay only for your candy and lollipops. Period.

There are companies that might offer lower prices for their candy but will charge for shipping. That can be a problem because a case of candy can weigh up to 40 pounds and that's expensive to ship.

Important Point #3: Minimums and Packaging

Candy and lollipops are both sold by the case. The good news is that you can buy as little as one case of any of our products.

Case of Pretzel RodsThe candy bars are packaged in handled carriers and most cases include 4 carriers. The number of bars in each carrier varies from product to product. You can get the specifics on each of the product pages. The important thing to know here, though, is to know you are buying candy by the case.

Lollipops are also sold by the case. Most come with 640 lollipops per case divided into 8 bags containing 80 lollipops. There are a couple of options with smaller cases. There is only a 1 cases minimum on all of lollipops regardless of the case quantity.

Remember that there are price breaks for groups that can purchase more than one case of candy at a time. The primary reason for those price breaks is the lower cost on a per case basis to ship the candy.

What Customers Say About our Candy Fundraisers:
Best Selling Yummy Licks Lollipops
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Review Posted by: Keris Raffery - (January 19 2016)

Tiffany, Just wanted to say thank you again for going above and beyond to make sure I had my order in time. (I received it this am) I really appreciate it and I look forward to doing business with you agian next year.

Peanut Free Candy Bar Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: James May - (September 05 2014)

Teresa, Thank you so much for all your help today and being so nice to deal with. I hope to be able to do more business with you in the near future. And Thanks again.

Yummy Licks Round Lollipops
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Review Posted by: Neosho Middle School - (February 17 2014)

Kari, Thank you so much for the quick shipping of our suckers. I just wanted you to know we sold out of our suckers in only two days! The students had a blast and I would do it again. We will be keeping your company in mind the next time we have a fundraiser. The only thing I can think of that would have made the sale easier is to have all of the same flavor suckers packaged together rather than mixed flavors in a bag. Sincerely, Deborah

Peanut Free Candy Bar Fundraiser
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Review Posted by: Melissa - (February 06 2014)

Kari, These have already arrived! Thanks again for speedy service. This is at least the third year we have used your company for our fundraiser! Always happy with your shipping!

Unique Fundraising Lollipops
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Review Posted by: GLCPS Band - (December 17 2013)

We sold out of our first case of lollipops in 3 days !!! We will continue our lollipop campaign throughout the year!

Peanut FREE $1 Chocolate Bars
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Review Posted by: Chris - (September 30 2013)

Kari, Received my order today. That was quick. Thank you so much. I will be placing another order sometime soon.

Shockwave Lollipops
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Review Posted by: Roosevelt School - (May 16 2013)

Lisa thanks for getting our lollipops out so quick. The kids love sour lollipops and we hoped to sell that one last case...

Gourmet Lollipops
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Review Posted by: Bobbie J - (May 10 2013)

We really loved these lollipops. They are real different than the regular ones we buy from you. Glad you suggested them.

Peanut FREE $1 Chocolate Bars
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Review Posted by: Charles - (April 23 2013)

Kari, Thank you for the quick and simple way to order. You were most helpful

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