Library Fundraising Ideas

Library Fundraising

Libraries are such an important part of schools and towns it is no wonder we see more and more library fundraisers.  Sometimes the best place to go for a little peace and quiet is the library! We love to see the support and have listed a few of our favorite library fundraising ideas to help kick start your research.

We help schools and libraries all over the country every year. Using our products those groups raised more than $10,000,000 last year alone. We can help you choose the best library fundraiser because we have seen what other libraries have successfully done. Sharing their keys to success is one of our favorite things to do.

On this page, we provide a starting point to locate the best library fundraising ideas for you. Included are programs that require no money upfront,  others that offer extremely high profits, and still others that have very low minimums.

If you don’t find the perfect library fundraiser on this page then we invite you to continue to browse our website for more library fundraising ideas. Or call one of our experienced sales specialists toll-free, 866-874-8383,  and they can offer some other great insights for you.

Smencil School Fundraisers Image

“What’s a Smencil School Fundraiser?” It’s a cute name and a great school fundraising product. Smencils are scented pencils made from recycled newspapers. They are the perfect fundraising product for schools. Shipped in cases containing 10 buckets, each bucket contains 50 Smencils. Each scented pencil sells for $1. Kids love them making Smecils easy to sell.  Smencil school fundraiser pencils come in two varieties. Regular black lead as well as assorted fun colors. Best of all, shipping is free!

What You Should Know

Profits on Smencil school fundraiser pencils are extremely easy to calculate since you are buying them by the case. Smencils have a 40% profit margin. The retail price is $1 per Smencil. You will make a $200 profit for each case you sell.

 

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $300.00 40%

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

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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
Frozen Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Gourmet Cookie tubs have long been one of the bestselling fundraising products. Everyone loves freshly baked gourmet cookie dough!  As times have changed supporters have come to prefer frozen cookie dough that is already formed into perfectly sized cookies over a gourmet cookie dough tubs fundraiser.  There is no longer a need to thaw a cookie dough fundraiser tub before baking.  Our popular Mrs Fields Cookie Fundraiser  comes with 36-40 frozen cookies.  These cookies go directly from the freezer into the oven and in 10-15 minutes you can enjoy freshly baked cookies.  No need to plan ahead to thaw a large cookie dough tub!  Mrs Fields Cookie Dough has become the most popular fundraising program because of the retail selling price. We offer 6 of the most popular cookie dough flavors.  Instead of a cookie dough tubs fundraiser you can offer your supporters Mrs Fields Cookie Dough for only $25 each. We offer 50% profit and free shipping for orders over 400 boxes.  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 boxes sold less any freight charges incurred for orders under 400 boxes.  Once the freight cost is covered, the rest is your profit to keep!

Profit and Cost

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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
401 plus 50% YES
1 to 400 50% No
Magic Melts Wickless Candle

We’d like to introduce the newest addition to our candle fundraisers. Magic Melts are highly scented wickless wax bars that you melt in candle warmers. They revolutionized the wickless candle industry and made scented wax bars as popular as candles themselves. Now you can capitalize on that popularity.

What You Should Know

Magic Melt wickless candle fundraising is different than other fundraising programs. Easy Fundraising Ideas gives you 50% profit on each and every scented wax bar you sell. The only additional charge you may incur is a $65 shipping fee if your group sells less than 150 Magic Melts.

Each melt sells for only $6 each.

Profit and Cost

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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Pizza Fundraising Cards

Wouldn’t you love to take a big slice out of your operating expenses?  Pizza Fundraising Cards can help you do just that. Cards entitle the holder to a free medium one-topping pizza when they purchase a large one topping. Depending on the pizza establishment, a one-topping medium pizza might sell for up to $12, giving the card a $240 Value! Good at thousands of locations, there are sure to be a ht with your supporters. Major chains including  Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, and more participate in this program.

What You Should Know

Pizza Fundraising Cards are one of the most profitable fundraising programs we offer. Your profit is determined by the number of cards you sell. Take a look at the profit chart below to calculate your profit:

Profit and Cost

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# of Cards Cost Per Card FREE Cards Profit
75 min $3 0 $525
100 $3 20 $900
200 $3 50 $1,900
300 $3 75 $2,850
400 $3 100 $3,800
1000 $3 300 $10,000
Yummy Lix Round Lollipops Fundraising

Yummy Lix Round Lollipops are our #1 selling lollipop. They come in an assortment of all your favorite flavors. Yummy Lix Round Lollipops are packaged in cases of 640 pops. Inside the case are 8 packages. Each package contains  80 lollipops. You will make 50% profit selling just one case. Shipping is free!

What You Should Know

Yummy Lix Round  Lollipops offer the same profit regardless of the number of cases that you purchase. Sell the lollipops for two times the cost. Meaning, you double your investment no matter how many cases you purchase. 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 $320.00 50%
Cookie Dough Mix Fundraiser

How many cookie dough fundraisers have no minimums, 50% profit, and are free to start? That’s why our Delisheries Cookie Mix fundraiser is skyrocketing in popularity. You can even qualify for FREE shipping. Now we’ve added Brownies, Pretzels, and Cinnamon Rolls to this delicious mix.

What You Should Know

Delisheries Cookie Mix is the only cookie dough fundraiser that offers a 50% profit no matter how many units you sell.  You can qualify for free shipping by selling 150 or more items.  Shipping is absolutely free when you sell at least 150 units of our dry cookie dough mix program.

If you sell less than 150 items, there is a freight charge depending on the number of items sold.

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

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