Presentation on theme: "SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING IDEAS WHEN EVERYTHING ELSE HASN’T WORKED! PRESENTED BY: AAFCS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE."— Presentation transcript:
SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING IDEAS WHEN EVERYTHING ELSE HASN’T WORKED! PRESENTED BY: AAFCS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
AAFCS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE GRACE ANGOTTI CAROLE FROMER NINA COLLINS KYLEY BROOKS SHIRLEY HYMAN-PARKER MARGARET VIEBROCK, CHAIR
WHY FUND RAISE ? It’s fun … or make it fun! You have a good cause … Promote AAFCS to new people Money, of course!
#1 MEETING FUND RAISERS Theme basket – you win, you bring it next time Day at a spa – donated by the business Diamond Drop raffle Make it a fun activity for members and use the money for a specific project
#2 AUCTIONS REINVENTED CLEVER WAYS Sell a deck of cards Auction your services Find donors Plane ride with a local pilot Pie-a-month YOUR IDEAS? We pay for good ideas!
# 3 YOU HAVE BEEN FLOCKED? Write a ransom note and explain your fund raiser. Immediate payment needed to have them removed! Donor gets to pick the next victim – who will it be? Or pay to have them “not” show up in your yard!
#4 USE A CHEF OR PLAN A COOK-OFF EVENT Solicit local celebrities or chefs to enter their best dishes Sell tickets to your friends and neighbors Visibility for AAFCS!
#5 SIT-A-THON Offer babysitting services to the faculty & staff for a special university event Use Facebook Have a reason for the money!
#6 TOO MANY SHOES? HOW MANY SHOES DO YOU HAVE? COLLECT MONEY FOR SHOES IN YOUR CLOSET Flip Flops = 50¢ Casual = 75¢ Dress = $1 Boots = $1.50
PAY NOT TO DO IT! Fill the Sock Instead NO Bake Sale NO Raffles # 7 UN-RAFFLE
#8 PLAN AN EXCURSION Shopping Trip Winery Day Trip Garden Tour Holiday Homes What Could You Offer? What would people like to do?
#9 IT’S A BUST! Sell balloons for $10 each Insert a number in each balloon Number the prizes
# 10 OFFER CLASSES WHAT CAN YOU TEACH? Bridge Chinese Cooking Wine Tasting Wreath Making $10/class or what ever your the market will allow! WHO WANTS TO LEARN?
#11 JUST ASK! Establish common ground Why are you asking for money? Suggest ways to donate Make it fun! Send a valentine Pass the “hat” Send a personal note Send a valentine Pass the “hat” Send a personal note
#12 DINNER/DESSERT EVENTS Dinner for 6 - $5.00 tickets Food prepared by members Served in a member’s home Winner chooses date and main course – beef, chicken or fish Tickets sold at local event and through member sales Raised nearly $900
#13 EAT FOR A CAUSE Ask a local restaurant to donate 10% of their proceeds Be sure all your friends eat out that day Be the “wait staff”
TAKE AWAY IDEAS People respond to creativity! People want to be asked to contribute to an identified cause … When you raise your new money, please consider a 25% contribution to the AAFCS Development Fund! Thanks for coming - good luck with your fund raising!