Holiday Fundraising Ideas For Your Youth Sports Team or Club

Like it or not, sports cost money to participate in. And with the Month of Giving just around the corner, we wanted to share five ideas for fundraising your youth sports team or club could participate in this holiday season, to help give the gift of sports.


Holiday bake sale

Hosting a holiday bake sale is a festive way to help raise money during the holidays. Create holiday cookie boxes for purchase or bake and sell festive pies. Both options are sure to be a hit during the busy holiday season.


Partner with a restaurant or food truck

Everyone loves a night out with good food and friends. So why not make it a fundraising event? By partnering with a local restaurant or food truck, you can do both. Have a portion of the sales from the restaurant or food truck go towards your fundraiser; it’s a win for the restaurant/food truck receiving exposure, a win for your team with money raised, and everyone can have a good time connecting with each other. Since it’s the holiday season, make it a festive holiday party!


Create a holiday donation program

If your sports club or team is fundraising for scholarship funds or financial hardship funds for players, the holidays are a great time to put together a donation program. In lieu of gifts, ask for donations towards your scholarship fund in the spirit of the holidays. 


Home-run derby

Get your community together for a baseball/softball/kickball home run derby. Participants can collect pledges towards the number of home runs they score during the event. As a bonus, get a local food truck to come to the event and have a portion of the sales go towards your fundraiser for added donations.


Set up FlipGive

FlipGive is a free app to make and manage money for your team. Once you sign up for a FlipGive account and add your roster, your team can earn cashback every time they shop for things they need. FlipGive’s program includes cashback offers from over 700 brands, like Under Armour, Walmart, Apple, Buffalo Wild Wings and more. Teams on FlipGive have earned thousands over the holiday season alone just from gifts, travel, groceries and decorations. Buy what you need to fund your season and raise extra money. Here’s how you can get started.


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