Event & School Fundraising Ideas

When it comes to fundraising for special events and schools, the number one goal is to have a high profit margin. We’ve done the math for you and can report that concession foods bring in an average of 70%–80% profits, making it an ideal way to raise money. You don’t have to be an expert to see this kind of a return. Here at Gold Medal, we’re available to give you fundraiser tips from themes to concession choices and more. From training your volunteer staff to choosing the right size popcorn machine, you can browse our site for school fundraising ideas and so much more.

4 Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Schools & Nonprofits
As schools are in the final planning stages of reopening for the new school year amid Covid-19, whether it is virtual learning or in-person, most schools are facing budget cuts and wondering where funding is going to come from.
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How to Get Your School Concession Stand Ready for the Season
Be prepared to kick off your fundraising strong by following these helpful guidelines for your school concession stand. It is sure to help you be a success!
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5 Concession Stand Layout Ideas to Increase Efficiency
Wondering how you can optimize the layout of your concession stand? Use these ideas to make sure your operation is running as smoothly as possible.
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How to Deep Fry Food: Tips for Making Tasty Treats and Snacks
Adding a fryer to your concession stand is a great way to increase menu items and profits at your concession stand. Here are some tips for getting started.
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Is It Time to Limit Your Concession Stand Menu Choices?

If your concession profits are not what you hoped, one of the first places you should troubleshoot is your food selection. Limiting consumer choices can benefit your bottom line and help you raise more money.

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How to Take Your Fundraising to the Next Level
Give customers lots of reasons to visit your stand and make purchases to help your cause – here are several new concession stand ideas you can try!
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