Before you throw yourself into your next fundraiser you’ll want to strategize your dates and timeline to ensure ultimate success!
Our campaigns run about one month: 21 days to sell and 10 days to fill the order. This means that you’ll want to pick a seller pick up date first and then work “backwards” to decide when you should start your fundraiser.
Here are 3 tips to help you choose an ideal timeline:
Work around major holidays and follow a school schedule
Thanksgiving, Remembrance day, Christmas/Holiday Break, Family Day week end, Easter, Spring Break, May long week end are all times where family and friends will gather.
This means a great selling opportunity to those potential supporters to a fundraiser.
Consider commencing your fundraiser about 4 weeks prior to any of those scheduled holidays or long week ends.
Consider sellers and supporters when starting your timeline
We all know that fundraising is timely – but consider your sellers as their timing is essential to making it a success.
Remember that for sellers to be able to reach their supporters, they will need time and time to deliver their orders once they arrive.
Weekends can be a good