Parent-teacher organizations offer this advice for school communities trying to raise more funds:
• It needs to be fun, or parents won’t want to do it. Enthusiasm is everything.
• Begin small and build up. Your second year of a specific kind of fund raising is likely to be more successful than your first.
• Never spend all the money you raise. Save half of what you earn, in order to grow that amount and keep a “rainy day” fund on hand for your school.
• Give people enough ideas to get going, but stay open to new ideas from