Getting Your Softball Fundraisers Organized the Right Way

If you are setting out on the task to offset some of your softball team’s costs, obviously softball fundraisers are a clear winner.

The problem is, if you don’t have a lot of experience with organizing a fundraising effort, the idea of having all that responsibility can be a little bit overwhelming. After all, the team is looking to you to help solve their financial problems, right?

You want to make the best of this opportunity, and you want to show them that you can come through with the goods.

Softball fundraising is really not as difficult as you think, and with a few good pointers, you’ll be on your way to a successful fundraiser in no time.

Step one is to assess your needs. Be as specific as possible. “We need lots of money” is not nearly good enough. Sit down with coaches and administrators and work out exactly how much it costs to run the team, and how much of that the fundraiser is expected to cover. Knowing exactly where your target is can be the most important factor in making sure that you hit it, so if you want your softball fundraisers to start out right, get your expectations as accurately as possible.

Step two is choosing the right fundraising ideas to make your goals a reality. No matter how much you’re looking to raise or how many people you have to raise it, we have helped thousands of teams hold successful softball fundraisers that were tailored for them. Have a look through our most popular fundraising ideas for sports teams – we know you’ll find something there that interests you.

The hardest part can be narrowing down all the great choices!

If you have any further questions or concerns about running the best softball fundraisers, contact your fundraising consultant, who can give you all the advice you need and more.

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Trail Mix Fundraiser

Our Trail mix fundraiser mixes a great variety of healthy products that still fill that craving for something sweet or salty. Choose from the Natural Snacks to Roasted Cashews and Hokey Pokey. Everyone can find a snack they will enjoy munching on. We provide free brochures so this fundraiser is free to start. Guaranteed profit of 50%.

What You Should Know

Trail Mix Fundraisers are like fundraising flower bulbs. Your profit percentage is not affected by the number of orders you take. You get 50% profit or half the selling price for every item you sell. That means smaller groups make the same profits for selling trail mix as larger groups. Each bag of trail mix sells for only $9. If you sell less than 150 bags of trail mix, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more trail mix orders will qualify you for free shipping.

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
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
Patriotic scratch card

Patriotic Scratch Card fundraisers are perfect for scouts, veterans, or any other group with the USA as a focused theme. Scratch card fundraisers are high profit and low risk. It’s an easy and fast way to raise money while promoting American pride.

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

 

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
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%
Welch’s Fruit Snacks

Welch’s are America’s favorite fruit snacks which make them a fabulous fundraising product.  Fruit is the first ingredient and they are an excellent source of  Vitamins A, C, and E. Welch’s Fruit Snacks are also fat-free, gluten-free, have no preservatives, and come in over 10 varieties. If you are looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate bars or lollipops, consider selling our Welch’s Fruit Snacks Variety Pack.

What You Should Know

You sell each bag of fruit snacks for $2 each. Profits from selling Welch’s Fruit Snacks are determined based on the number of cases you purchase.
The more cases you purchase the lower your cost per case. Take a look at the profit chart below for details.

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $120.00 50%
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