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Crowdfunding for Schools 101
By LeanStream Engagement Team on July 29, 2021

We're a team that came together for the sole purpose of creating a better way to support our schools, our students, and our families. Nothing gives us more pleasure than seeing the...

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Needs PTA/PTOs Parents

7 PreSchool Fundraising Ideas
By LeanStream Engagement Team on May 11, 2021

Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders and preschool-age children are at their most impressionable. Why not include them in your fundraising efforts? It’s never too early to teach them...

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8 School Contests & Fundraising Incentives to Maximize Success – Part 2
By LeanStream Engagement Team on May 6, 2021

We have put together a total of 8 creative contests and incentives that school principals can use to maximize the fundraising success of their school campaigns. To be mindful of a...

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Needs Principals

What does a fundraising committee do?
By LeanStream Engagement Team on May 5, 2021

As a school or school system leader, you’ve probably felt the need to explore the possibilities of acquiring funds from external sources through fundraising efforts. Public schools and...

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What National companies donate money to schools?
By LeanStream Engagement Team on May 4, 2021

Education is necessary for all, be it rich or poor, young or aged; education makes the world a better place to live. Donations to schools ultimately benefit students and help them to get...

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5 Easy (and a few Free Ways) to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
By LeanStream Engagement Team on April 29, 2021

Teacher Appreciation Week in 2021 can look completely different than it ever has before; however, that doesn't mean it should go without celebrations, feelings, and love for our...

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8 School Contests & Fundraising Incentives to Maximize Success: Part 1
By LeanStream Engagement Team on April 26, 2021

Schools need resources. That statement should not surprise anyone, especially principals, teachers, and parents. Most schools and school programs have the same old fundraising activities...

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5 Ways to Get Parents Involved in School Fundraisers
By LeanStream Engagement Team on April 20, 2021

Many parents feel obligated to participate in the fundraising season at their children's schools. It's not that these parents don't want the best for their children. The issue is that...

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Are Donations to School District Programs Tax Deductible?
By LeanStream Engagement Team on April 15, 2021

Short answer: Yes, some donations to school district programs can be tax-deductible, but there’s more to know about properly claiming your donations on your taxes. Longer answer: In the...

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5 ways PTAs/PTOs can fundraise safely in a Post-Pandemic World
By LeanStream Engagement Team on April 14, 2021

As we slowly come back from pandemic-led isolation and we begin to get back to business, our communities will face old challenges with new twists. Take school fundraising for instance....

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