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Fundraising Ideas

It is never too early to start fundraising for your next trip!

Here are just a few ideas we think are pretty awesome…

Schools receive 40%-50% of the profits from all sales!

Poppin Popcorn™ can deliver profits similar to Cookie Dough, but without the refrigeration and shipping headaches. This popcorn is All Natural, Healthy, Air Popped, Gluten Free, Trans Fat Free, shelf stable and has no additives or preservatives.


Pro or Semi-Pro Sports Team Near You?
Talk to their public relations department about your parents, teachers or students working the concession booths and having their wages go directly to the school to be applied to your upcoming trip!

(Note: Some age restrictions may apply.)

Shoe Drive
All your group has to do is collect new or gently used shoes from students, faculty, staff, and parents and Funds2Orgs picks them up. Within 48 hours of processing, Funds2Orgs will send your school a check based on the number of pounds of shoes you gathered!
Restaurant Proceeds Night
Find a local restaurant that will give back a certain percentage of its proceeds on a particular date. Your school can help promote the night by deploying your students to spread the word with pictures and video on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter! The restaurants will appreciate the social boost, and others in your community will want to pull together to benefit your school.
Fish Tank Fundraiser
Obtain a fish tank and place it in a central location with lots of foot traffic. Place instructions that students and teachers can drop off their spare change and bills to fill the fish tank as quickly as possible.
PDQ Gift Cards – 50% Profit!
  • Gift cards are purchased in increments of 250 at $4 each.
  • Sell at $8 each.
  • Purchaser gets a yummy discount of $2 for a $10 gift card that never expires!
Mattress Fundraiser
1 IN 10 PEOPLE BUY A MATTRESS EVERY SINGLE YEAR. This means that for a community of 30,000 people, 3,000 are in the market for a mattress right now!
Organize a Tailgate Sale
Football, softball or soccer big in your town? Cash in on the tailgating culture and bring a stash of food to resell. Post a sign that says something like “Hot Dogs for History Tour!” and people might feel extra generous.
Fireworks Presale
It’s profitable! It’s fast! Fireworks tents  typically operate 7 to 14 days out of the year depending on state laws. There are many suppliers so research a little to find what is best for you.

(Subject to state laws.)

Amazon Smile
The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.