Not a Member? Get access to HR news and resources that you can trust.
Change can be scary, but deploying new HR software doesn't have to be.
Is your employee handbook ready for the New Year? With SHRM’s Employee Handbook Builder get peace of mind that your handbook is up-to-date.
Get the HR education you need without travel expenses or time out of the office.
We don’t just visit a city, we take it over. Join the HR community in NOLA -- June 18-21, 2017.
In addition to school activities funding and local membership dues, fundraising events are used by many students to finance chapter programs and community service projects. Since most fundraisers involve some kind of selling, think like a marketing professional to make your event a success. Define your target market and look for a need your chapter can fill. For example, when students are studying, they get hungry-a bake or candy sale would fill their need for food. Around holidays, students and professors need to buy gifts-plan to sell items for gift giving. Once you have chosen your project, give it plenty of publicity. Post flyers write articles for the school newspaper, and tell all of your friends.
When planning a fundraiser, remember to consider the size and commitment level of your membership. If you have only a few people willing to participate in a project, plan to start small. If you have twenty people willing to help, your chapter can take on a bigger project. If a large initial investment is required (ex. Buying products for resale) be aware that your chapter could potentially lose money if the fundraising venture is not successful. Carefully think through any project before committing chapter funds and resources to it.
You have successfully saved this page as a bookmark.
Please confirm that you want to proceed with deleting bookmark.
You have successfully removed bookmark.
Please log in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Your session has expired. Please log in again before saving bookmarks.
Please purchase a SHRM membership before saving bookmarks.
An error has occurred
Recommended for you
CA Resources at Your Fingertips
SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies