How Does it Work?
It all starts with simple email or phone call. Fill out our contact form below or give us a call. We will work with you to choose a product offering, create artwork, and make a custom sample. Artwork is always free with us! Just send us your logo and our artists will make the required changes so it can be engraved and look fantastic. This is a quick and easy process that can be done from wherever you may be.
Once your art is compete and products selected, we will create a custom online store for you. This allows you to use our online presence to sell for your group as well as your own direct sales. You can use this online store to promote your fundraiser through social media, email, or by linking us on your own website. Orders through the online store will be added with orders you turn in and be delivered at the same time. After your sale period is over you can remove the online store or keep the link and allow sales to continue for up to a year. Sales after the initial event period will ship directly home.
The two most common ways to sell are “School Sells” and “Student Sells”
When the “School Sells”
It’s typically done through school stores, athletic teams, clubs, or any way the school promotes the sale. After the event is over the school, team, or organization turns in the orders to Bluewater Fundraising for manufacturing. We combine those with orders received through the web store. We also include any personalization customers have requested. Once complete, we ship the entire order to the school individually boxed to be distributed. This is the most common way fundraisers are run today.
When the “Student Sells”
This is more of your traditional class fundraising model. We provide custom order forms to the students (usually a grade level) and they take orders for a period of time. After that period of time the orders and personalization are sent to Bluewater Fundraising for manufacturing. We ship the entire order back to the school individually boxed for each customer and then bagged by student. We offer prizes to help incentivize your students to sell.
In all models we make sure you receive everything individually boxed and separated so distribution is simple. We support any fundraising model you want to use whether it’s a traditional method or not. We are happy to give best practices to make your event successful or follow your lead. We are here to support you in any way we can.
Make between 35% and 45% of the sale price for your school. All of our custom products are the highest quality available and will represent your school or group for years to come. Everything we make is 100% custom to your school or group so it will look fantastic as well.
Give us a call and let us help you build a successful fundraising campaign that fits your unique need.