The number of possible booster clubs in a community is endless because they are all oriented towards the same cause you have to approach this question strategically. It is easy to see how raising money might look like a battle between booster clubs in one school who has drama departments, art programs, sports teams, etc. The fact that they are trying to fund their organization at the same time from the same reason the different booster clubs are. Putting a huge amount of invested energy with time spent and persistence will not be productive if you don’t have the basic understanding of the process. Recognize that a step to step action is far more useful to implement than just throwing for time and energy around. Small victories will win you the war, in the end, they say.
When organizing booster club fundraising take in consideration plans of the other booster clubs if you don’t do so, you may encounter a massive risk of double, triple booking in the same period. Coordinate booster club fundraising schedules are probably the safest way to reach your goal’s. Making a weekly, monthly and yearly fundraising schedule strategy adjusted with the timing of other booster clubs in the school can guarantee your success rate increases and the gathered amount increases. Note, to have in mind for fundraising ideas and when do they take plan on taking action with it to combine time and energy you spent in a practical and useful direction.
Keeping out of each other’s way is a win-win situation for all in this case. Decreasing booster club competition will allow the ideas of fundraising options to flourish into practical actions. Collaborate with other booster clubs when collaboration makes booster club life much more comfortable for both sides. There is an exception where the cooperation with another booster club is justified. For the holidays and community events, you may need personnel you don’t have. You can grow healthy and stable cooperation by combining multiple booster clubs, resulting in that all volunteers involve their families and friend in the project in hand. The pluses are there to recognized and effect to divided with the partner booster club for the occasion.
The act of raising money and organizing the event takes up time we don’t have in some moments. At the same time, another booster club is spending time and working on the same goal of attracting a large audience, and you have to cope with competition lowering everyone’s targeted audience. The solution, for the mentioned situation, is to coordinate booster club fundraising by targeting geography. Depending on the targeted geography cultural background it is attractive for a specific fundraiser that resonates with the targeted group of people. Another much practical and straightforward way of reaching the goal is to target booster club supporters by interest. You can quickly inform your self about the upcoming game in the sporting arena or stadium, there will be recognizable groups for targeting, and you plan your actions towards them.
The critical thing to have is a strategy before taking action, objectively consider the situation and chose a solution mentioned above.