Profitable PTO Fundraisers For Elementary Schools

Profitable PTO Fundraisers

Let us Guide your PTO to run a Successful Fundraiser

Looking for the most profitable PTO fundraisers for elementary schools? Your school needs to raise money and your PTO is counting on you for ideas. We have the answers to help you succeed, let us help you plan a successful fundraiser for your parent – teacher organization. 

We are glad you stopped by! Furthermore, we would be happy to share some of the tips from our most profitable PTO fundraisers for elementary schools over the years.

PTO fundraisers – our Guidebook for Success

Before you choose any PTO fundraiser ideas for your school, you need to find out if it is profitable. Many of the parents and teachers we have spoken to complain about unprofitable school fundraisers they lost money on.

Here is a tip…You should never have to spend any money to make money with a real PTO fundraising company. For example, we provide all of the fund raiser sales materials and training to our Parent Teacher Organizations for free.

So the first secret to find profitable elementary school fundraiser ideas is to have no out of pocket expenses. Remember, there should be no upfront costs to your school. This makes our PTO and PTA fundraisers risk free for everyone.

How much money can your PTO earn with our most profitable fundraising ideas?

You want a school fundraiser that offers high profit margins for your school, don’t you? For example, all of the PTO groups we have helped love that they can earn up to 52% on each sale they make. So, the more product the students sell, the more your school will make. This means your Parents Teacher organization can earn up to $5.20 on every 2-lb cookie dough tub sold! That is VERY profitable, don’t you agree?

By the way, you can also earn up to 52% profit with our school fundraising events selling:

  • Sweet and salty snacks
  • Gourmet popcorn
  • Frozen cookie dough
  • Healthy snacks
  • Gift wrap
  • Candy
  • Magazine subscriptions

More Profitable PTO Fundraising Ideas For Your School

While having a high profit margin is important, there is more involved to make your event successful.

The most profitable fund raisers sell top-quality products.

If your school fund raiser is to be profitable, then you must sell quality fundraising merchandise that people enjoy using. If you don’t… You will be dealing with lots of complaints & product returns. Furthermore, it’s hard to sell things people don’t want. So, if you want to make the most money, you must sell fundraising products people want to buy.

How do you choose the right fundraising items to sell? Simply look at what your neighbors, coworkers, friends and family are buying already. If they are buying these products each week, then they will probably support your school fundraiser events too. Why would you ever want to sell expensive stuff that nobody wants to buy?

Our most successful PTO’s tell us that planning is an important key to making the most money.

  • Parent letters: First, it is important to get all the student’s parents on board to support your school fundraiser. Try an announcement over the PA system to get the students excited about the program. You also need to send letters home to the parents. However don’t worry because we have you covered on this. We will customize a letter for your school to send home with your students. The more parents you have on board to support you, the more money you will earn.
  • Message: In addition, PTO members that tell their story tend to raise the most money. So tell your story! Why are you holding a fundraiser? Who will it help? How will it help them? How does this help the parents as well as the larger community? Is this a church fundraising event for your Christian school? Take time to make your message clear. Then teach the students to tell their friends and family the reason why they are selling things like cookie dough or popcorn. Yes, these ideas work for Catholic schoolprivate school fundraising ideas too!
  • Marketing: Furthermore, how will you get the message out about your event? Signs, posters, social media? Have all the teachers and parents talking about the fundraiser on their Facebook page so all of their friends can learn about it. Be sure to tell your story using online fundraising tools like social media, video, testimonials and photos too.

Training… The final key to a profitable fundraiser

Some people get nervous thinking about selling things to friends and family.

Can you relate to that?

So, the key is making sure that your students get the training they need to feel comfortable when selling. The good news is that you don’t have to figure this out on your own, because we are here to help. After 50 years in this business, we know the tricks to selling more fundraising products. We would be happy to share some of these unique fundraising ideas with you!

Why not reach out to us at 1-800-645-6550? We will share our most profitable PTO fundraiser ideas with you!

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