|Cupertino Schools - Successful School Fundraising|
In the case of Cupertino, California schools, the fundraising campaign seems to have worked because of a groundswell of activity. A grassroots effort that became important to the community. The campaign asked for $350 from each family and because this donation amount would solve the problem, they succeeded wildly.
Their fundraising worked!
Here are a couple of resources to checkout just to familiarize yourself:
Caveat: This type of fundraiser will not work for every school. There is something in the need and presentation that creates action.
What I take away from this:
Where there is an opportunity to solve a problem, communities will rally.