School Music Booster Programs to Benefit with Free AMP Group Membership Custom Fundraising Solutions (CFS) NW Indiana, has become a corporate partner with The National Association of Music Parents, announced L. Scott McCormick,...Read More
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A Look at a Few Large Scale Successes AMP Webinar Guests include: PJ Littleton, VP of Fundraising at Franklin High School, Franklin, TN David Aydelott, Director of Bands, Franklin High School, Franklin, TN Ian Barrett,...Read More
By Marc C. Whitt I have yet to meet a music parents organization that believes it has enough...Read More
In the springtime, birds begin to sing, flowers begin to bloom, and self-respecting suburban gardeners everywhere begin to spread mulch.
The band boosters at Vandegrift High School in Austin, Texas, led by band dads Kirk Gravely and Kip DeGilio, saw an opportunity.
Why not sell and deliver bags of mulch to local homeowners?
Originally inspired by a Boy Scout fundraiser, they needed to scale up. WAY up, as it turned out. Where the Boy Scout sale had resulted in one and a half tractor-trailers filled with bags of mulch, they now had 18 tractor-trailers filling parking lots all over town!
We caught up with them to find out just how they pulled it off for the second year in a row.Read More
In April 2013, The Pride of Broken Arrow (OK) hosted their first 5K fundraiser. They had great success, especially considering it was their first 5K event! Here are a few tips you can take away from their experience.
For full details on how VP of Special Events Joe Kesterson pulled this off for Broken Arrow, join today and visit our resources page!Read More
Did you know that over 30% of the charitable donations for the entire year are made during December? Pretty impressive! If you think creatively, there are lots of opportunities for your organization to take advantage of this goodwill: not just in December, but all year round. There are a lot of things people need to celebrate the holidays, and if buyers can combine the purchase of a crucial item with a charitable contribution, so much the better!Read More
Fundraising is a fact of life for most music booster organizations. Everyone is always looking for a newer, better, easier way to raise the money their child’s music program needs. While not an exhaustive list, I hope this post may be a great way to spark your own imagination. Consider your program’s unique situation, and choose the best fundraisers for your group.Read More