18 03, 2014

Three Steps for Increasing Booster Club Funding

Across the country booster clubs, athletic departments, theatre troupes, and other volunteer-based clubs are taking a financial hit thanks to a sour economy. Corporations and other deep-pocketed resources have scaled back their sponsorships and other locally-based giving efforts, and everyday Americans are becoming tighter with their discretionary income. The result: Lots and lots of clubs struggling to make ends meet or passing on more costs to their participants. What to do? For starters, booster clubs can take a page out of the fundraising playbook of nonprofit organizations, which long ago recognized a few fundamental truths,