Fundraising For Sports 5.8 - August 2010


Right Place, Right Time  When should your athletics booster club start building an endowment? Whether you’re working to support a public or a private school, Mal Scanlan, who’s helped raise millions of dollars as a development officer at Cretin Derham Hall in St. Paul, Minn., has a one-word answer: now. Read the full story...





Saving Sports  Eight weeks after losing their entire athletics budget, boosters at Saugerties (N.Y.) High School raised the $300,000 they needed to preserve the program. In this article, Athletics Director Lee Molyneaux shares how quick thinking, a wide range of fundraisers, and an anonymous donor made all the difference. Read the full story...





Road Rules  In Troy, N.C., the West Montgomery High School Athletic Booster Club has been hosting a demolition derby for the past 26 years. Along with raising thousands of dollars through entry fees, concessions, raffles, and parking, President Craig Jones explains how they’ve established a tradition of keeping the event safe for everyone. Read the full story...





New Marketing & Fundraising Programs Available  Athletic Management, a magazine serving high school and college athletic directors and athletic administrators and the publisher of Fundraising For Sports, has introduced two programs to help athletic departments and teams raise funds: 1) A service to help evaluate, develop, and organize your booster club activities to ensure maximum return; and 2) myTEAMBOOK Publishing service to create a program or memory book for your department to sell as a fundraiser. Click here to request more information on these services.





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