Reading fundraisers are the major fundraisers of school because the habit of reading in children and literacy is promoted and enhanced. And the students of the school do this by raising money for the library at that school. The school fund is raised and this thing makes an encouragement and love for reading. Reading skills are also improved in this way and as you know that in today’s era, educational success always requires a strong ability of reading and this also makes our students get interested and feel more excited by reading books.

This policy of Reading Fundraiser always gives several methods of raising money for school and college libraries in helping students’ reading skills. This money is increased by taking promises from family and friends and every family gives the pledged amount to the school. When fundraising ideas reach a top limit, walking, jogging, and fundraising go well through it because all the money is given directly to the school.


Working On A Reading Fundraiser:

The main point in support of it is that students have to read books during a specifically defined period of time and this sponsors neighbors, staff, and family members. They give their money in the form of funds in support of this reading. Children are boasted by different ways to arrange reading sessions and they set a challenge to read any book for 30 minutes on daily basis and have to complete it on time. And thus there will be the opportunity for the school to provide information to the teachers and they will encourage the students to develop an interest in reading. The following steps are taken for the fundraiser:

  • First, you must assign a coach for this purpose.
  • Check the students, family, and parents’ interest in reading.
  • Encourage literacy among kids and their parents.
  • Donation of funds by parents for that school to enhance the collection of books for the library.


Reading Fundraiser For Schools And Education Fundraiser:

Reading for Education is a very effective online fundraiser which is private, easy, and supportive. There is no need for face-to-face selling, collection of money, and delivering the products. There is a 40% earning by your school on an online basis for gift wrap, books, magazines, and more. You must have the best plan for increasing funds for schools’ books.

Reading gift cards should be given to teachers to encourage the purchasing of books and educational magazines for classrooms. It will also add 15% earnings on all gifts of Reading gift cards. And for this, there is the need for only one person to handle and run this program for a short period of time. Giving prizes to the students is also a useful source of building interest in reading that will cause to increase in funds for schools.


Purpose Of Reading Fundraiser:

It is believed that a nation can only get success and progress more if the students in schools have great knowledge about everything around them. And this knowledge can only be built if they are fond of reading. So, this interest increases the fundraising to buy books for a college or a school’s library. This type of fundraiser can also boast the kids picking a book to have a beautiful smile on their faces. Teachers also make a great source in taking interest in book reading, if they themselves have developed this.


How A Reading Fundraiser Is Promoted?

If you want to promote fundraising, you will have to involve a community consisting of family members, friends, office managers, and magazine readers. First, you will have to build interest in reading in all educated persons of that community. You must have a great plan for increasing it. Build small challenges among the people and set their goals of completing a topic in a specific time. Slowly, they will build interest and will buy the books and give funds to the library. So in this way, it will be promoted.


Best Ideas For Fundraising For Schools:

The best way in raising funds for schools is that you must give online forms the internet so that the supporters feel easy in giving donations at any time without any difficulty. People will love it giving donations happily by online forms. You must contest an online Quiz competition about any topic and must have a proper arrangement for winning special prizes.

You must involve parents and their friends to participate actively by buying tickets. This selling of tickets will also increase school funds. This will encourage all the readers to buy different informational books to build basic knowledge. This thing will increase funds for your school.

Your school is full of talented children. Also, there are few singers and dancers. Arrange a contest among them all. And all participants will have to buy a ticket with some profit to your school. Also, there will be some profit from the heavy prizes because this will attract every person with some talent in any field. Also, make some food stalls with sponsorships and put every food item in those and put some extra profit giving deals. This will also increase money for schools.

In warm weather, arrange a big friendly contest of some games like football, cricket, and rounder among all the teachers. For the viewing of a contest put tickets with some fee. Every student will love to see his best teacher performance in that game. And for this purpose, he will buy the tickets. This is another good way of raising funds for the school.


Benefits of Reading Fundraiser:

Reading Fundraiser has plenty of benefits. Some of those are the following:

  • You set minimum cost and don’t need for sales.
  • There is always great support from teachers and parents due to its encouragement to read more and more.
  • It is also a great source of experiential learning. So, children don’t need to compromise with their education in fundraising.
  • It doesn’t cause any disturbance in the study of students, actually, it builds more interest in them.
  • Raising money for the school is the major source.
  • It gives an opportunity for parents and children to work together and build a healthy relationship among them.

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Jen Rasmussen

PTO President at Edison Elementary
Burbank, CA

Kate Gardullo

PTO President, Pell Elementary School
Newport, Rhode Island

A School Fundraiser where everybody wins!

Formerly known as Whooo’s Reading’s Read-A-Thon, we've partnered with PTAs/PTOs nationwide since 2012 to fundraise and engage readers.