Parent Teacher Associations

Fundraising ROI: How to Measure Success, Not Just According to the Books

By on Sep 20, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

While fundraisers are about making money, there can be other successes besides the bottom line. Here we look at all of the other accomplishments that go along with fundraising; the success that you might not see in your accounting books. Oftentimes, it can be these other victories that are just as important, or even more so, than the dollars and cents that...

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RAOK: How to Commit to one Random Act of Kindness this Week

By on Sep 6, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

We could all use a little more kindness in our lives. One way of achieving that is to commit one random act of kindness this week. An act of kindness doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, it can be as simple as reaching out to someone just to brighten their day. A few of our favorite random acts of kindness are: Pay Kindess Forward: The next time you are picking up a...

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Filling the Volunteer Void: How to Manage Your Group When Help is Short

By on Aug 23, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

You might have a great group of volunteers only to find out that when you really need them, they do not heed the call. You are then stuck with the daunting task of manning an event or program without enough help, maybe even by yourself. How do you manage a volunteer group when you don’t have enough volunteers? Unfortunately, this scenario happens from time to time...

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How to Make Your First Nonprofit Meeting a Success

By on Aug 9, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

There is no getting around it, nonprofit groups have a lot of meetings. Activities like fundraising and programs simply take a lot of time to plan with a dedicated group of people. That said, there are a few steps you can take to ensure you make the most of your time together and that your meeting is viewed as a success and not a time sucker. Get Organized Once you...

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10 Hot Silent Auction Items that Sell

By on Jul 19, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

You want to have the hottest auction in town. After all, a great fundraiser is not only about supporting a good cause, it is about supporting your bottom line. Silent auctions are a great way for attendees to shop, mingle and enjoy a little bit of friendly competition. Here are the 10 hottest silent auction items that will bring in big dollars. Who’s ready for...

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7 Ways Parent Groups Can Use Social Media to Connect

By on Jul 9, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

With so many social media channels out there, it can be difficult to choose which one to use for your parent group. Spread the word of your group through these social media channels. Getting Started One of the great aspects of social media is that it is free and shouldn’t take much time, once you get organized. When first starting out, it might be worth a quick...

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