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Tt Minor Elementary School

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Tt Minor Elementary School

  1. 1. Discount Savings Card Program: A fundraising vehicle brought to you by Lighthouse 5 and FunDAZ How to raise money and build community around T. T. Minor Elementary School
  2. 2. Who We Are <ul><li>Lighthouse 5 is a fundraising and community development company that serves as the exclusive agent for FunDAZ in Seattle www.lighthouse5.com </li></ul><ul><li>FunDAZ has supported schools, charities, clubs, sports leagues and non-profits since 2005 www.fundaz.net </li></ul><ul><li>Recent success has prompted expansion into 32 states </li></ul><ul><li>Clients include Susan G Komen, Make-A-Wish, YMCA, and many schools across the country </li></ul>
  3. 3. How We Build Community <ul><li>We galvanize 4 elements of your community around your school to engage people and help you raise funds. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Chamber promotes local commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local retailers and merchants gain new customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumers receive discounts from local merchants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your school generates revenue while expanding your reach into your community and engaging your students in the process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Everyone benefits on behalf of your school. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it Works <ul><li>FunDAZ is a self-contained and repeatable fundraising vehicle that uses a simple 4 step process. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We collect discounts from local retailers and merchants and post them on your free web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your school sells Discount Savings Cards which gives consumers access to the discounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You sell your cards through several outlets: students, family, friends, sports teams, online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After a 3 to 4 week campaign, we write you a check for 50% of all proceeds </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How Much Can We Make? <ul><li>Your cost : $ 0 </li></ul><ul><li>You sell your cards for $20 to $30 each, depending on the volume of merchants included in your program </li></ul><ul><li>You receive 50% of all revenue generated at the conclusion of the program </li></ul>500 cards sold = $ 5,000 to $ 7,500 1000 cards sold = $10,000 to $15,000 2000 cards sold = $20,000 to $30,000
  6. 6. How Can You Use the Funds? <ul><li>• music programs • after school programs • sports teams </li></ul><ul><li>• arts programs • science contests • activity clubs • travel </li></ul><ul><li>• coach recognition • literacy programs • math programs </li></ul><ul><li>• science programs • faculty conferences • capital projects </li></ul><ul><li>• safety patrol • reading programs • student leadership </li></ul><ul><li>• field trips • libraries • playground facilities </li></ul><ul><li>• summer camps • facility improvements </li></ul><ul><li>• musical instruments • or whatever you need most </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sample Web Site and Discount Savings Card <ul><li>Free web site includes tabs for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>online sales page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>link to your home page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>merchant registration page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>discounts listed on site </li></ul></ul>Your site and card will match your brand.
  8. 8. Sample Web Site (continued) Online Sales page Excerpt from Discount Pages
  9. 9. Sample Timeline <ul><li>Week 1: We sit down together to discuss your revenue goals, your potential time frame, and other needs and concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>Week 2-4: I engage your Chambers, collect your merchants, build your custom web site, produce your cards, prepare campaign materials. </li></ul><ul><li>You engage your students and volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Week 5-7: We launch 3 or 4 week sales campaign and I work to administer and facilitate the details. </li></ul><ul><li>Week 8: I write you a check for 50% of all proceeds at the conclusion of our campaign. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank You <ul><li>Tom Baker </li></ul><ul><li>206/297-2494 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.lighthouse5.com </li></ul>FunDAZ The Ultimate Fundraiser www.fundaz.net Contact Tom Baker for more examples and a discussion of how we can help you generate funds while galvanizing your community around your cause.

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