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Bake and candy bar sales, car washes, and coupon books are often what people think of when it comes to fundraising for your organization. However, there are many other, more effective ways to raise money. Check out other ideas and ways that you can help ensure the financial health of your organization. 

Ice Crisis: Arenas Around the Nation Facing Costly Upgrades to Cooling Systems

By Sam Wigness, SportsEngine 12/03/2018, 2:45pm CST

Required switch to more environmentally friendly coolant could put some small town rinks out of business

Although phasing out R-22 is beneficial to the ozone layer, it presents a significant challenge to many of the nearly 1,800 refrigeration-dependent ice rinks in the United States.

Association Avoids Passing Rising Costs to Parents

By Nate Repensky, SportsEngine 10/30/2018, 11:45am CDT

Abundance of sponsorships keep hockey in northern Minnesota town affordable

Rates for participation are $250 for the Mite level, $425 for the Squirt level and $500 for the Pee Wee and Bantam level and haven’t increased in nearly a decade – a feat that is almost unheard of in many youth associations.

Pro Series Webinar: PowerPay and Payment Terms

By Jim Dahline 07/31/2018, 2:00pm CDT

We're excited to share an early look at new PowerPay payment terms that include editable payment plans. The new features will be available in early August.

Four Ways to Fundraise for Your Team

By Positive Coaching Alliance 07/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Is your sports team in high school or college? Put your team’s skills to use and organize a day camp for elementary or middle school children. Hosting a kids camp can both raise money and educate children about sports and exercise.

Wyoming Baseball Program Leans Heavily on Sponsors

By Nate Repensky, SportsEngine 05/30/2018, 4:45pm CDT

Players, parents, extended family all involved in raising money used in $100,000 operating budget

Public schools don't provide funding, so Post 6, which is home to six teams of junior high and high school-aged players, has turned to an effective sponsorship program to give kids the opportunity to play at the high school level.

Minnesota Winters Don't Slow Thriving Golf Business

By Nate Repensky 03/19/2018, 4:45pm CDT

Kaposia Pro Shop's Phil Loprinzi adds winter offerings for disc golf fanatics

Phil Loprinzi’s spontaneous decision to start a disc golf business was the result of a combination of a lifelong interest in entrepreneurship and the low risk of the venture.

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One Stop Sponsorship Shop

By Marie Fitzgerald 03/13/2018, 9:45am CDT

Free Sponsorship Builder can help your organization earn revenue

All the resources your organization needs to create sponsorship packages and start earning revenue

What are the ways that you can use SportsEngine to generate revenue? In this webinar, Jim Dahline will talk about how he, as his hockey association's sponsorship coordinator, creates inventory to sell to local sponsors.

Liberty High School booster club leaves no stone unturned as it raises about $100,000 each year

Flexibility in creating sponsorship packages has been a big part of the Liberty High School football program booster club’s fundraising success.

NCAA Clarifies Rules on Sports Crowdfunding

By RallyMe 01/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

As the cost of participating in high-level athletics continues to increase at a level greater than colleges’ and universities’ ability to support sports, online fundraising is becoming the new normal.

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