School fundraising is more popular than ever; in U.S. schools, 42% of students and parents participate in fundraisers. Unfortunately, this means increases in competition; when the math team and the football team are both selling candy bars during homecoming week, they’ll steal each other’s profits.
In order to stand out against a backdrop of bland bake sales and run-of-the-mill catalogues, get inspired by the third lesson in our series of fundraising lessons: be creative.
We loved some of the creative fundraising ideas teachers shared with us, from selling a puzzle with a photograph of a local landmark to creating a destination-themed fundraiser. Want more fundraising ideas? Check out our list of 50 creative school fundraising ideas.