As everyone becomes more conscious of the impact that various products and packaging have on our environment, even student fundraising programs have begun changing. Here are a few suggestions of companies that offer eco-friendly solutions that will help you raise money to offset the cost of your trip to Trees For Tomorrow.

Better World Books - Helps high school and college students raise money through book drives to benefit their school and literacy programs around the world.

Divine Chocolate - Raise for money for your school or community group while benefiting small-scale cocoa farmers in Ghana.

Greenraising.com - Started by eco-minded parents, it exists to help schools raise money from the sales of useful green products.

EcoBags - Offers several types of reusable shopping bags through its fundraising program, from organic cotton string bags to to cotton produce bags.

E3Living.com - Raise funds for your school with products that demonstrate a sense of responsibility to the environment while saving you money.

Equal Exchange - Has a full line of Fair Trade and organic products, including delicious chocolates; popular coffees, teas, and cocoas; and new dried cranberries and roasted pecans!

Global Goods Partners - Offers schools an easy-to-implement, educational, and socially responsible fundraising tool by linking schools directly with community based organizations (CBOs) around the world that produce high quality, handcrafted products.

Green Benefits – change link! Offers a different themed fundraising program for schools each year.

Grounds For Change - A fair trade coffee roaster, offering wholesale coffee that is organic, shade grown and fair trade certified.

myEARTH360 – Sells school supplies and other necessities that are good for people and the planet.

Nature Net - Provides financial assistance for bus transportation.

Target - Provides field trip grants.

WeAddUp.com - Offers organic cotton totes and T-shirts with envrionmental messages on them.

 

Other fundraisers that school groups have been successful with in the past:

  • Aluminum can collection
  • Bake sales, chocolate sales, kringle sales, pasta sales, etc.
  • Walk-a-thons
  • Working concession sales at school sporting events
  • Poinsettia sales
  • Light bulb sales (KEEP Program)
  • Spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the school
  • Partnering with a local restaurant to have a special day with % of earnings that day/night going to the school.  (Culver’s has been especially good to work with)

 
Places to look for funding:

  • Community/Local Foundations
  • Natural Resources Foundation teacher grants
  • Local sportsmens clubs, conservation clubs, fish and wildlife clubs, garden clubs
  • County Land Conservation office
  • Contacting local businesses within the school’s community for donations
  • Contacting local service clubs for donations (example Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions, KCs, etc)

Upcoming Events

Fri Jun 01 @ 7:30AM - 03:30PM
Golf Outing Fundraiser 2018
Sat Jul 28 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Forest Fest 2018
Sat Oct 06 @ 5:00PM - 11:00PM
Cranberry Crush Casino Night & Music Fest

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