Fundraising For Sports 4.8 - August 2009


Long-Term Success  When state funding for high school athletics was slashed in Oregon about 15 years ago, the Sherwood (Ore.) High School athletic department was at a loss - until a group of community members came together to form the Sherwood Bowmen Booster Club, which has been helping to supply the school’s teams with uniforms, equipment, and even facility upgrades ever since. What was formed out of necessity has now become one of the most successful clubs in the state. President Bob Foote shares some secrets for success here. Read the full story...



Timing It Right  Golf tournaments are a lot of fun and a dinner with a big name speaker sounds exciting, but there is another fundraising idea that makes up for glamour with effectiveness—selling food products. Whether it’s tubs of frozen cookie dough or specialty pasta, food items are a fundraising staple. What are the best strategies for selling in this category? Read the full story...



Finding New Donors  While there are signs that the economic crisis is may be nearing an end, athletic directors are maintaining their focus on department budgets by eyeing new ways to keep dollars flowing. Read the full story...
















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