Peer-to-peer promotes a sense of community among team members and their families. It also helps your team create a community of supporters that can all contribute to the cause. Plus, it allows your team to reach a wide range of potential donors. Finally, peer-to-peer fundraising is convenient and easy to set up, so it’s perfect for busy coaches and parents.
In this article, we will discuss five creative peer-to-peer sports fundraising event ideas and best practices that can help you reach your goal.
The benefits of peer-to-peer for youth sports fundraising
Increased donor engagement.
More money raised.
Youth sports team peer-to-peer fundraiser best practices
- Clear instructions on how to get involved
- Incentives for people who donate or participate in activities related to the fundraiser
- Multiple ways for people to donate (e.g., online donations via credit card or PayPal).
- Different levels of rewards based on donation size (e.g., t-shirts or posters)
- A fundraising thermometer so visitors can see the difference they’re making in real time!
5 peer-to-peer fundraising ideas for youth sports teams
Mow-a-lawn, shovel-a-walk, rake-leaves, or dog-walk fundraiser.
Bonus youth sports fundraising idea
Use technology to support your fundraising
By utilizing a peer-to-peer platform, you’ll streamline many aspects of running a successful peer-to-peer fundraiser. Creating a donation page, seamlessly collecting online donations, sending thank you emails/letters after receiving funds, and tracking analytics are all at your fingertips. Plus, a platform such as Eventgroove provides tools such as customizable pages where participants can promote their individual fundraisers.