Free fundraising ideas are fundraising projects that do not require initial investments. The difference being that if you are involved with some type of charitable fundraising there will always be an initial investment. For example, if you decide on candy, candles, wrapping paper and others,chances are it will be a considerable investment. If you don’t have a budget for an initial investment in a fundraising product, you will need to first start with a product that is a free fundraising item.
One of the best free fundraising ideas is picture fundraiser. You get to keep all the money for the sitting fee of $10 and your participants receive a free portrait. It doesn’t cost anything to set this up. You will just need to sell certificates and have a space for the company to come out and shoot the pictures.
Another great free fundraising start is to have folks donate things to your fundraiser.
Free fundraising involves something like a flea market at a school or church. These are great and very popular ways to raise money. The other thing that’s great is you might land some great items if people know its a fundraiser. They will be willing to give up their precious treasures for a good cause. It is a great way to get rid of some of the clutter in your house. After all, you don’t want to be featured in the next episode of Hoarders.
Another great one is a talent show. People love to strut their talents. Its there chance to vicariously live through the people’s live they watch on American Idol. This is definitely an event where you can raise money in a myriad of ways. Of course you will take donations. But there is also baked goods that can be sold during the intermission as well as raffles. Additionally, you can ask local artist to donate CD’s and merchandise to be auctioned off as well.
Another very unique free fundraising idea is family portrait fundraising. This is a great way to earn money while simultaneously offering families a keepsake photograph that will be in their families for generations. If your a church and you participate in a family portrait fundraiser it is also another great way to earn monies in other extraneous ways. For example selling dinners and baked goods.
In conclusion it is possible to raise thousands of dollars with no initial investment. That’s what you call Free Fundraising.
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