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How to Be an Intentional Leader with Boosterthon Founder + CEO Chris Carneal

How to Be an Intentional Leader with Boosterthon Founder + CEO Chris Carneal

Note: This article was written by the team at InfoSurv, a leading survey company, and first appeared on their Insider blog


 

About 15 years ago, Chris and Lyndie Carneal, noticed that most schools are under-funded, and decided to find a better way to raise funds for schools. Chris and Lyndie founded Boosterthon, a turn-key fundraising company for elementary schools with the corporate mission “We Strengthen Schools.” Boosterthon is a high-energy, character-based fun-run program that kids love and that allows schools to raise more money than they think possible. In addition to raising more money, Boosterthon relieves the school and parent volunteers from the burden of fundraising, freeing them to use their time to address other school needs.

Now with over 600 full- and part-time employees throughout the U.S., the company served approximately 1900 schools in 2017. Boosterthon is a true servant leader modeled company whose values are: read more…

Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE!

Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE!

Booster Fans! Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE! Register online and build your students’ character all year long.

Note: To access this incredible site, you’ll need a passcode. To get a passcode, simply reach out to your local Boosterthon Team Member.

It’s our virtual hub for all our Castle Quest content, and we created it in partnership with Character Counts!®.

Think of this site as your school’s personal “Netflix” for all Castle Quest content. These videos are designed to supplement your Boosterthon program and build your students’ character all year long. read more…

Our Biggest Takeaways from Booster University 2017

Our Biggest Takeaways from Booster University 2017

Every year we put on Booster University, a fun-filled four-day event where our whole company comes together for inspiration, celebration, and training.

This year was our 12th consecutive BoosterU, and the theme was Beyond. As we prepare to serve over 2,200 schools and 1.6 million students this year, we’re focusing on one big goal:

How can we go above and beyond for our clients in every way possible?

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5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your School’s Fundraising

5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your School’s Fundraising

With many schools rolling the dice and putting on their own fundraisers, many school leaders are asking: “Should we outsource part of our fundraising to another organization or do everything ourselves in-house?”

It’s a great question, and after serving 3,300+ schools, it’s something we have a ton of insight on. So we put together five reasons why outsourcing your fundraising is a smart decision. read more…

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