Unfortunately, funding education, especially at the university level, can be very expensive. However, there are many ways you can contribute money towards education funding and help more students get into their chosen program of study that you can give education funding, whether through your local government or directly to an organization of your choice.
1. You will be able to provide new clothes for a child in need.
2. Your child or grandchild will feel rewarded with the sense that they were able to help someone else.
3. It will allow your child or grandchild to feel like they made a difference in the world and may even encourage them to pursue philanthropy as adults.
4. They get a break from wearing their uniform, which often has sentimental value attached to it, by having new clothes to wear instead of the same ones day in and day out which is sometimes referred to as school fatigue.
1 Reach out to your local Chamber of Commerce for a list of businesses that might be interested in donating. Offer to send them the donation form, and set up a meeting with the company’s representative.
2 Contact local businesses and ask them if they would like to donate a percentage of their profits for one day. This is an easy way for businesses to make a big difference without spending any extra time or resources. You’ll also want to offer some incentives for customers on this day such as 50% off all purchases!
3 Organize a toy drive by asking people to drop off toys at the designated location during a specific time frame. Have volunteers collect these toys and organize them into bags according to age groups. Then have volunteers take those bags around town so people can stop by the drop-off location and choose which bag they would like to donate.
4 Create pre made baskets full of goodies that will be auctioned off at your fundraiser event. These baskets could contain various items such as lotion, candies, gift cards, gift certificates, etc. Encourage bidding wars among attendees by having more than one basket available per person so everyone has an opportunity at winning something great!
5 Serve pancakes, muffins, donuts, or other breakfast foods at your fundraising event. Once people are feeling nice and satisfied with their breakfast, it’s easier to open up their wallets for donations!
6 Partner with an organization that focuses on social causes like animal shelters or environmental conservation organizations. Ask these organizations if they’re looking for help raising awareness about animal adoption fees or reducing waste through recycling programs. By giving back to a cause you care about AND contributing towards education funding, everybody wins!
7 If you’re looking for large-scale donations try contacting local companies like Apple or Nike who may have large foundations where they provide grants to non-profits and schools alike. It never hurts to ask!
8 Sell personalized bricks at your school fundraisers. The cost of buying each brick can range anywhere from depending on how personalized it is. Schools often sell bricks to create pathways, plant trees and build benches. Since most people only buy bricks once or twice throughout their lifetime, there’s no better place to spend the money than where you live and play every day!
9 Hold a garage sale or yard sale with proceeds going directly to your school district when advertising your sale online use keywords like fundraiser or donation. Additionally, selling items locally via Facebook Groups is another great option for parents/students/teachers looking for buyers near them since it’s free for both parties involved!