There are literally thousands of different fundraising items out there, so how do you find the best items for school fundraisers?
First, one should check with the school’s fundraising committee or principal to determine which fundraising products they are allowed to sell in school. Some schools enforce strict regulations on food items that are sold in school. For more information on what products are working for most schools, be sure to read our article on Food Fundraising Products for Schools.
After one knows what products they are allowed to sell, it is time to determine which of those products are the best items for school fundraisers.
To help narrow the broad term of best items for school fundraisers we will break it down into different categories.
Best profit school fundraisers – Scratch cards make the most profit for school groups (up to 90%). Typically a school group will purchase one card per member. The group member will ask supporters to scratch off one or two dots and then donate the amount shown. The supporter will then receive a coupon sheet valued at $150 as a "Thank You". Another high profit fundraiser for schools are the $2 candy bar programs. Each $2 candy bar program with net a school around 60% profit!
Best known school fundraisers – Brand names like Smencils, Jack Links, Yummy Lix, Hershey, and One Dollar Bar stand among the most recognized fundraising items. All of these products are widely recognized, not just by fundraising communities, but by the supporters as well.
Top Products for Best items for School Fundraisers
Jack Link's Original Flavor Beef Sticks. Make $150.00 per case.
Jack Link's Mixed Meat Fundraising Kit. Make $80.00 per Case