Steps to Create a Booster Club Budget

Creating a booster club budget can seem like a daunting task. Your budget will serve as the basis for all of the activities and events that your club undertakes and will inform the decisions that the organization makes throughout the year. That’s a big deal.

Creating a budget is essential to good booster club management and for the success of your soccer team, drama club, or whatever organization your club supports. A good budget shows gives legitimacy to your club and shows donors exactly what they’re paying for.

If you need to create a budget for your booster club, here’s what you need to know….

October 27, 2020 / by / in
Why A Hockey Booster Club Matters To A Hockey Team

Hockey is an expensive sport to play. From skates and pads to sticks and helmets, hockey players have to manage more equipment than the average athlete. And along with the price of ice rink rentals for practice and scrimmages, the cost of running a school hockey program is significantly higher than other interscholastic sports like soccer and volleyball.  But coaches and players don’t have to do it alone. A great hockey booster club can give their team the support they need to succeed in this demanding sport….

October 20, 2020 / by / in , ,
Socially Distanced Halloween Fundraiser Ideas

COVID has thrown a wrench into the regular operations of booster clubs around the country. Like any business, schools and booster clubs still need to raise money to keep their teams and organizations above water. Amid this crisis, booster clubs are looking for any way to still provide a great experience for the kids and so we put together a few socially distanced Halloween fundraiser ideas….

October 13, 2020 / by / in
How To Build A Booster Club Leadership Team

Great leadership can make or break a booster club. As dedicated as your volunteers and staff may be, every booster club needs a solid leadership team to achieve goals, manage funds, and guide the organization throughout the year.

You need a reliable, dedicated leadership team at the helm of your booster club. But what if you don’t know where to find the leaders you need? Building a great booster club leadership team starts with identifying great leaders….

September 29, 2020 / by / in
Start a golf booster club to support your golf team

Why should I consider starting a Golf Booster Club at my school? Well, there are many reasons, especially when you consider that there are many sports and activities that students have an interest in! Golf, like many of these clubs and sports, however, most likely does not have the widespread support of something like marching band, football, or even to a lesser extent basketball, baseball, and softball. These typically popular sports and activities certainly benefit from the support of their booster club, why shouldn’t other activities and sports – such as golf – benefit from the support of a booster club as well? Creating a golf booster club has a number of benefits, not just for the sport, but the school, the students, and your local community at large….

September 22, 2020 / by / in
Why You Can’t Forget to File Your Booster Club Tax Returns

It happens every year. Booster club management transitions to new leadership and important business from the previous months is left unfinished or forgotten altogether. New leaders have to learn the ropes quickly and are often tasked with challenging fundraising initiatives soon after joining the organization. With the whirlwind of activity that comes with leading a booster club, forgetting about booster club tax returns is bound to happen in some organizations….

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