Fall Fundraising Ideas from CauseVox

pumpkin carving
Halloween pumpkin carving with a professional at Albany County Public Library on Wyoming Snapshot Day 2015. Chef Kyle Hudson demonstrates his carving methods to patrons.

Labor Day weekend marks the beginning of fall for many. In Wyoming, it’s often a tossup whether falling leaves or falling snow will arrive first. CauseVox offers 16 fundraising ideas that tie into the season that you might try in your library. You can read the full article over on the blog, but here’s the short list:

  1. Pumpkin sale
  2. Pumpkin carving/decorating contest
  3. Football tailgate party (Go Broncos!)
  4. Back to school carnival
  5. Pie baking contest
  6. Oktoberfest event or online fundraiser
  7. Haunted house
  8. Yard cleanup
  9. Corn maze/obstacle course
  10. September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance event
  11. Apple cider sale
  12. Consignment sale
  13. Fantasy football fundraiser
  14. Barn party fundraiser
  15. Chili cook off
  16. Bowl-a-thon

Read the full article on CauseVox for more details on how you might implement these. Have a great fall fundraiser planned at your library that’s not on the list? Let us know what you’re doing in the comments.

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