Fundraising Ideas for Christian Schools

If you attend a Christian school and are looking for a fundraising idea, where do you begin? Did you know that of all the possible terms being researched on the major search engines, that Christian fundraising has as many different options as any other type of fundraising?

We have listed a few of the many possibilities below.

Before you start your search, you should know a little about fundraising ideas for Christian schools. First and foremost your fundraiser does not need to be different than other groups except you obviously want to eliminate any that might be offensive. That would seem obvious though. We suggest that instead of searching for any of the specific terms shown below, that you just contact a trustworthy, experienced fundraising company that offers many tried and proven fundraisers. Talk to one of their consultants about your needs.

Many people assume they know what is best. And they may. However, it never hurts to ask the opinion who has daily experience in a task we may do once annually. From that conversation, you may choose one of the following search terms (we have made brief comments next to each in the hopes of being helpful):

• Christian T-Shirt Fundraiser: A very good idea but with a limited customer base.

• Christian Clothing Fundraising: The same as above. A great idea but you is limiting yourself to believers.

• Free Fundraiser Ideas for Christian Youth Groups: There are free ideas out there, but quite often you get what you pay for.

• Capital Campaign Fundraising in Christian Schools: If this is really what you are looking for we suggest you do contact an expert in this field.

• Christian Radio Fund Raising Ideas: We think this is a great idea if you have a local Christian radio station that will help you.

• Christian card and calendar fundraiser: These work great for large church groups and faith-based schools and should be held in October or very early November.

• Ideas Christian School Fundraiser: As suggested above, develop a relationship with a reputable fundraiser company.

• Christian Golf Fundraiser: Many churches and Christian schools report great success with golf tournaments. However, it does take some dedicated volunteers and good planning skills.

• Christian Fundraising Software: This is a topic we are not well versed in but upon a little research did find companies that do specialize in this specific need. We suggest you contact them.

• Christian Youth Fund Raisers: Folks searching for this term would most likely be good well served by contacting a full line fundraising distributor.

• Christian Church Fundraising Ideas: Some times people search for a term that is extremely descriptive such as this one.

If you did a Google search of this term, you would find the same information as either Christian Fund Raiser Idea or Church Fund Raiser Idea. There are many more terms searched for including Christian fund group raiser youth, Christian youth fundraiser, Christian school fundraising, Christian school fundraiser, Christian t-shirt fundraising, Christian fundraiser ideas, Christian fundraiser youth and Christian school fundraising.

However you search for it, fundraising comes down to the same things. You need to be offering a product or service that your support base can relate to. You need to price that product or service competitively. You need to promote why you are raising money. And you need to have motivated participants. These are the key ingredients that you should concentrate on when reviewing different fundraising ideas for Christian schools.

Tennis Golf scratch card

Golf scratch card fundraisers are one of the best golf fundraising ideas.  Whether you are fundraising for golf tournaments or to cover other expenses, golf scratch cards provide a high-profit donation program to help meet your needs. The graphics on these cards make them wonderful tennis fundraisers too!

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon handout with your town’s unique businesses.

As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card:

 

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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
Yummy Hearts Lollipops

Our Yummy Heart Lollipops virtually sell themselves leading up to Valentine’s Day. But they are also appropriate any time you want to show your supporters love. There’s a 1 case minimum, shipping is free and you will make 45% profit on each Yummy Heart Fundraising Lollipop sold. Each case comes with 640 Yummy Heart Lollipops.

What You Should Know

Yummy Heart Lollipops are the same as all of our other lollipop fundraisers. You will make the same profit no matter how many cases of lollipops you purchase or sell. Sell the lollipops for twice what you pay for them. In other words, you will always double your investment. Here is a quick profit chart for you to review:

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $175.00 45%
Heritage Fundraising Candles

Our $12 Heritage Fundraising Candles are the most affordable 55 hour burn time candle in the fundraising industry. Designed specifically to be sold as fundraising candles, these are some of the finest candles available today. They are hand-poured, highly fragrant, long burning, and affordably priced. Choose from 6 wonderful scents.

The 8oz Heritage Fundraising Candles offering is our newest no upfront cost fundraising option. With an attractive $12 price point, this product has broad appeal. Perfect for your friends and family to use themselves or to give as gifts,  the highly fragrant, long-lasting Heritage Candles are a fantastic candle fundraising option. Plus,  your groups can sell this product year after year!

What You Should Know

8oz Heritage Candle fundraiser is pre-sell or brochure sales. That means you sell the candles using free brochures and order forms we provide. We suggest a two-week selling period. At the end of your event,  tally together all the order forms and money, then place your order online or call us with your candle order. There is no minimum to order; however, there will be a $65 shipping fee for orders under 150 candles. Call us toll-free (866) 874-8383 if you have any questions.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Wrestling scratch card

Wrestling fundraising is quite often reflective of its sport and more of an individual project. But scratch card fundraising is a terrific way for either teams or individual wrestlers to meet their financial needs.  Each scratch card raises $100 and can be imprinted with up to three lines of custom text to customize your card.

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon handout with your town’s unique businesses.

As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

Profit and Cost

 

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  • Free shipping
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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
Quote Candle Fundraiser

Quote Candle Fundraiser is our “feel good” candle fundraising program.  Each candle label comes with an inspiring quote designed to lift spirits and profits.  The fundraising candles are highly fragrant, long burning, lead-free wicked candles that are competitively priced and attractively packaged. Plus, you make a 50% profit on every candle you sell and can qualify for free shipping.

What You Should Know

Candle fundraising is different than other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas give you a 50% profit on each candle you sell. The only additional charge you may incur is a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 candles.

Each candle sells for only $15 each.

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Restaurant Fundraiser Cards

You sell $50 Restaurant.com Gift Cards good at more than 18,000 restaurants nationally for only $20 each. You make 50% profit. The minimum order is only 10 fundraising cards. This is a great fundraiser for any sized group anywhere in the USA.

What You Should Know

Our Restaurant Cards were designed to offer high profits to any sized group. That’s why we offer a 50% profit on every card you sell. It’s as simple as that.

Profit and Cost

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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Profit %
25 min $5.00 50%
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