Fundraising Sample Plan

Compass-Banner-BoxA successful fundraising campaign needs a good plan. Below is a basic plan we believe can be easily tailored to your specific situation and will help ensure your fundraiser gets off to a great start:

FOUR WEEKS BEFORE THE START DATE

  • Appoint co-chairperson to be your right-hand and help make the fundraiser a success.
  • Set a firm date for the fundraiser kick-off meeting.
  • Announce the plans for the upcoming product sale to your group.
    • Show everyone involved your fundraising goal statement.
    • Tell everyone the day the fundraiser will start.
    • Get your volunteer signup started for all the job roles.
  • Finalize your fundraising plan with your Little Angel representative.
  • Decide which specific sales techniques your group will use to offer the products.
    • Door-to-door.
    • Email campaign.
    • Combined with an event.
    • Social media.
    • A tasting party.
    • All of the above.

TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE START DATE

  • Order your Little Angel sample kits confirm a safe location to store them until you assign them to a volunteer.
  • Confirm the responsibilities for all volunteers regarding promotion and sales methods.
  • Have a short rehearsal to go over the agenda for your fundraising kick-off event.
  • Make necessary copies of all Little Angel sales materials and your fundraising campaign instructions to hand out at the kick-off event.

AT THE START OF YOUR CAMPAIGN

  • Hold a kick-off event to celebrate and explain the fundraiser. A Little Angel tasting party works great!
    • Distribute the Little Angel product sample kits and marketing tools to volunteers.
    • Remind each volunteer of your goals and how much they need to sell to reach those goals.
    • Have each volunteer fill out the customer target list of potential supporters for your campaign.
    • Talk to anyone and everyone about your campaign and how to sell Little Angel products.
  • Call members who missed the kick-off meeting and ask for their support.

THROUGHOUT YOUR CAMPAIGN

  • Regularly review volunteer responsibilities and check their progress.
  • Hold regular campaign update meetings to keep everybody updated and excited about the progress toward your goals.
  • Create a campaign goal thermometer to show how much progress is being made each day or week.
  • Remind all your volunteers of the end date for the campaign.

AFTER YOUR CAMPAIGN HAS ENDED

  • Collect any remaining payments and sample kits from volunteers.
  • Double check all sales sheets for accuracy and payment information.
  • Contact members who have outstanding product or money.
  • Place your order with Little Angel.
  • Distribute your product as soon as it arrives so all your supporters can enjoy Little Angel.
  • Hold a volunteer recognition event to close the campaign, announce top sellers, and recognize everyone for their hard work and dedication.