School Jam Sessions

These School Jam Sessions are a collection of expert interviews that are no longer than 10 minutes and provide some great tips, tricks, and tidbits for school fundraising.

Fundraising for schools is a bit different than it is for other nonprofit organizations or foundations. Schools are tight-knit communities where most supporters are connected in the same way “ their children. Schools benefit from a slew of auction items that don’t cost a dime (student art, sign-up parties, extra ciricculars with teachers, etc.) and can often host their fundraising events at their school for no cost. Some school’s have development offices, while others rely on the support of the volunteer parent organizations, PTA/PTO. These unique aspects set school events apart from other fundraising events.

Fill out the form to the right, select an episode, and jump in! Watch or listen on your time for further insights for your school’s next fundraiser.

Episode 1: Incentivized giving

Episode 2: School auction items

Episode 3: Night of the event

Episode 4: Engagement after graduation

Additional School Fundraising Resources:
What you should know about school fundraising software
School silent auction items
50+ school fundraising ideas
How to host an online fundraising event
10 alternatives for live-experience auction items
Webinar: your school’s pivot to a virtual fundraising event
Ultimate Silent Auction Study
Study guide for school fundraising

Enjoying the jam sessions? You can find more here. An additonal 24 episodes feature experts on various aspects of fundraising, how to better leverage your board, ways to thank volunteers, how to streamline event aspects, and more.