WHAT DOES A BOOSTER CLUB DO?
Does your school utilize a type of booster club fundraising? They can often be an underutilized form of raising funds for any educational institution. To be specific, a school booster club is a group that is designed to support the activities and expenses of a sports team or other school-based organization to a further extent than the school can by itself. These types of clubs are typically run by the parents of the students.
At their core, school booster clubs essentially “boost” the programs and/or organizations they were formed to support by raising funds for them in a number of ways. Most of the time, school organization booster clubs are initially created by parents who want to provide additional financial aid and opportunities for the clubs and sports teams that their children are involved in.
However, the support that these types of clubs can offer varies quite a bit depending on each individual booster organization. Usually, the individuals that make up these booster clubs provide support in the form of volunteering time, giving free physical labor, contributing personal funds and raising money from others. While these efforts may not seem significant from an outside perspective, they are a form of extended psychological and/or emotional parental support that only serves to empower their children even more.
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON WAYS THAT BOOSTER CLUB
FUNDRAISERS RAISE DONATIONS?
Boosters fundraising can work through a variety of different methods. Most of the time, the parents and students involved in booster clubs aim to raise funds by printing and selling promotional items such as team yearbooks, sports schedules, and the program leaflets that are used during sporting events. However, most of these types of clubs are simply limited to these fundraising activities. Luckily, they can certainly decide to be more creative and find different, innovative ways to raise support and funds for their club or team; most booster clubs can meet, perform, organize, and raise funds in any way that helps “boost” the program they are designed to back.
HOW DOES APEX LEADERSHIP CO. RUN A BOOSTER CLUB FUNDRAISER?
To be honest, at Apex Leadership Co., we run a completely different type of fundraising approach than a school booster club typically would. We organize multi-week events that have been proven to radically increase overall fundraising reach while maximizing your faculty’s time and incorporating valuable lessons into your students’ lives. Each of our one-of-a-kind programs is designed to mix aspects of physical fitness, leadership mentoring, and entertainment that make involvement with the students, parents, and donors easier than you can imagine. Should the school your children go to have a booster club, if it doesn’t already? Why not?! Any form of extra support and funding that you can put towards your kids and the other future leaders of tomorrow can only be beneficial. But perhaps it shouldn’t be the only form of fundraising that your school uses. It might not be a bad idea to look into some of the new, innovative ways that Apex Leadership Co. can transform your educational institution’s fundraising world!