Definitions and Examples
Fundraiser Definition: It is considered a fundraiser if the intent is to raise money for your organization.
Examples of Fundraisers: Coupon Books, Patron Ads, Car Washes, Restaurant Nights, Promotional T-Shirts, Coin Wars, Walk-a-thons, Pie Sales, Movie Nights, Sucker Sales, Skate Nights, Ornament Sales, Book Fairs, Spirit Sales, Carnivals, Pancake Breakfasts, All Camps, Concessions
Examples of Events: Homecoming Dance*, Ball Games, Yearly Plays^, Prom*
Examples of Cost of Doing Business: Dues, Club T-Shirts, Memberships
*Homecoming Dance and Prom are considered events, but if you sell T-shirts to raise money for the dance, the T-shirt sale is a fundraiser.
^Yearly Plays are considered events, but if you sell patron ads, the patron ad sales are a fundraiser.