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Easy Tips for High School Fund Raising

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Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 Time: 11:03 AM

High School fund raising is a lot of fun, but they need to be taken seriously as well, since they pay for many extra educational as well as co-curricular activity. Schools often have to survive on a tight budget and the fund raisers are the only way to make some extra money for such programs. High School fund raising can be a success only if all parties cooperate and work together as a team. Like a body, a team should have one head. However, the opportunity to head a project can cause some friction. Therefore, it is best to do it on a per project rotational basis. As too many cooks spoil the broth, too many heads of a single fund raiser can also cause a mess and chaos.

Traditionally popular ideas like bake sale, dinners, carnivals and auctions are usually a big hit with all. These ideas lead to a good collection of funds as well as a lot of fun. High school fund raisers should be fairly simple so that the students can take care of the major event without relying much on the adults. Product high school fund raising is also a popular fund raising option and one can make it a competition for kids with a prize for those who sell the most; it works like a charm.

Awareness for high school fund raising events can be carried out through both traditional methods such as posters in shops or through new age social networking sites. If you are trying to raise funds through performance, then besides tickets try to raise money through advertisements as well. Ask the school authorities if you can ask local shops for advertisements as they can greatly contribute towards the fund.

In junior sections, the Parent Teacher Organization need to work together but in high school the opinion of the children must be respected and their ideas respected. In high school, the teachers and parents must realize that their children are on the threshold of adulthood. Therefore, they should be allowed to fully participate in the process from the very beginning. High School fund raiser ideas should ideally be provided by high school students and not parents or teachers. The parents or teachers should try and give good suggestions. The students should also be allowed to budget, plan and take responsibility and the adults must provide them with required advice and guidelines.

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