Coming Up with Useful Youth Fundraising Ideas

If you are in charge of organizing the fundraising activity for your child’s sports team, church youth group, or any other activity where fundraising is required, you may be wondering just how you’re going to go about doing this. Of course, youth fundraising doesn’t organize itself, but it’s probably not as difficult as you think. With the right research, and armed with some useful tips, anyone with the motivation to make their youth fundraising ideas work can have a successful fundraiser.

It may seem stressful at first, the idea that all the pressure is on you to make this youth fundraising activity a success. But the truth is, a lot of the responsibility is delegated down to the kids themselves, who will most likely comprise the bulk of your sales team. This is why the most important part of the youth fundraising process is to get the kids excited about fundraising. Their enthusiasm is contagious, so once you have them motivated, that’s half of your youth fundraising success right there.

Of course, you do have to have some good youth fundraising ideas, as well. Luckily, we’ve got you covered on that front. We have fundraisers ranging from candy bars to candles, to green products. We even have scratch cards and pizza cards – there’s just no limit to the types of youth fundraising ideas out there. So all you have to do as an organizer is decide which youth fundraising ideas work best for you, and choose one of those. We have done most of the hard work for you, so as you browse through our youth fundraising ideas, just keep your eyes open for any special ideas that look like they would suit your group the best. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact your fundraising consultant for any last-minute advice on choosing the most appropriate youth fundraising ideas.

Frozen Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Gourmet Cookie tubs are the best selling fundraising products. Everyone loves our freshly baked gourmet cookie dough! This Cookie has become the most popular fundraising program because of the retail selling price. We offer 5 of the most popular cookie dough flavors in 2.7 pound tubs. You will sell Cookie dough tubs fundraiser for only $20 each. We offer 50% profit and free shipping for orders over 150 tubs. Best of all there is no cost to get started.

What You Should Know

There is no money needed upfront for this cookie dough fundraiser. We provide free brochures, order forms and cash collection envelops. You pay us after you sell your Gourmet Cookie tubs when you place your order. The money you’ve collected can pay for your order.

When you place your order, Easy Fundraising Ideas will calculate the cost of your order based on the number of tubs sold less any freight charges incurred for orders under 150 tubs.  Once the freight cost is covered, the rest is your profit to keep!

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (for orders over 150 items)
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Coffee backpacks fundraiser

Be your own barista with a coffee backpack fundraiser. Instead of pre selling coffee, order backpacks filled with 52 packets of assorted flavored coffee. It’s a double shot of goodness because sellers keep the backpacks as prizes. Sell each coffee packet, which makes a full pot of coffee, for $1 each. You can purchase as little as one case, containing 9 backpacks.

What You Should Know

Coffee fundraising profits are determined based on the number of cases of coffee that you sell. The more cases you purchase the lower your cost per case. Take a look at the profit chart below for more details:

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
10 or more 48% $245.00
5 – 9 41% $279.00
2 – 4 36% $300.00
1 31% $325.00
Custom Discount Fundraising Cards

Raise money by creating your own discount card fundraiser. Sign up between 8 and 12 local merchants to advertise on the back of your fundraising discount cards. We will custom design the front for your group. These fundraiser discount cards make terrific annual fundraising tools.

What You Should Know

Custom Fundraising Discount Cards offer some of the highest profits possible. Take a look at the profit chart below to estimate what your group can earn with this outstanding program:

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cards Bought Profit Cost per Card
2500 90% plus Call for Pricing
1000 90% $1.00
500 80% $2.00
250 70% $3.00
100 min 60% $4.00
Snackin' in the USA Fundraiser

The Snackin in the USA fundraiser gives you 20 mouth-watering treats to choose from. All products are made from premium quality nuts and candies. It costs absolutely nothing to get started. Simply let us know how many participants you have and we’ll send 1 order-taker for each of them, at no charge.

What You Should Know

Snackin in the USA is a fantastic fundraising program. Easy Fundraising Ideas give you a 50% profit on each and every snack you sell. The only additional charge is a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 snacks.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No

Delicious cookies with a positive and uplifting message as your fortune.  Fortune cookie fundraisers are a quick and easy way to earn money for your cause.  Each case comes with 4 carriers containing 60 cookies in four tasty flavors Chocolate Bits, Cookies and Cream, Birthday Cake, and Salted Caramel.  You receive 240 cookies total per case and sell each one for $1.

What You Should Know

Cookie fundraising profits are determined based on the number of cases of cookies that you sell. The more cases you purchase the lower your cost per case. Below is the profit chart:

Profit and Cost

  • In-Hand Products
  • Free Shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
100 or more 50% $120.00
50 – 99 48% $124.80
25 – 49 45% $132.00
11 – 24 43% $136.80
1 min 40% $144.00
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