There are unlimited numbers of low or no cost prizes that will keep students motivated. – Teacher for a Day, First to Eat Lunch Passes, Pizza or Ice Cream Party
Get the word out early and be ready when your product comes in. Send out emails, make phone calls, and make a post on a bulletin board a month ahead of time and let people know what is coming and what to expect.
You can get a volunteer to be the cheerleader or evangelist for your cause. They can take on the duties of getting the word out before the fundraiser starts.
Give Students Recognition for Their Involvement
Public recognition can give students a boost in motivation that will keep participation up and sales strong. Consider some kind of public recognition such as posting names of students who meet the goal.
Try Another Season for Your Fundraiser
You may be surprised at your results when you try fundraising in a different season. Some products may be tied to certain times of year such as Christmas, but Candy and Snacks can be sold all year long. Trying a Candy or Snack fundraiser can open you up to try overlooked seasons in which you may have better sales!