How to Run a Successful Bingo Fundraiser


If you have actually reviewed our initial short article “From-Bingo-Supplies-to-Bingo-Programs– How-to-Run-a-Successful-Bingo-Fundraiser-Part-1″, you ought to have had a look at the licensing needs for bingos in your state and also figured out an approximation of the number of bingo players will be presence. If you have actually reviewed the 2nd post, “From-Bingo-Supplies-to-Bingo-Programs– How-to-Run-a-Successful-Bingo-Fundraiser-Part-2” you have actually built your bingo program as well as chose your bingo reward payouts.

Now let’s consider the revenue generators or the bingo items you’ll sell at your bingo.

Bingo Books & Admission.

Lots of bingos will certainly offer an admission package to each bingo player when they arrive. This bundle normally sells for about $20 as well as includes entrance to the event, a bingo publication with bingo sheets for each video game in the bingo program, and also possibly an included incentive such as a free dauber or an extra bingo sheet for a jackpot game.

If you have early riser games (a handful of video games before your main bingo program), you should offer bingo books for them for around $3-$ 5. In addition, added bingo publications should be offered (usually for $5-$ 15 each) at a discount rate to the admission price. Lastly, it’s an excellent idea to market additional single bingo sheets for the bigger reward (reward) video games.

If you pick not to have an admission plan, you can simply offer bingo books for an established rate once the bingo players have entered.


Raffles are a fantastic way to earn additional funds during your bingo occasion. During the evening, have a friendly person walk offering with a smile. If possible, it’s an excellent concept to advertise and presell the sweep tickets beforehand.

You can have 50/50 sweeps (where 50% of the profits most likely to the reward), or raffle off several prizes. Your prizes need to be good quality and have evident value. Don’t be cheap!

Be careful, sweeps, like bingos, can likewise drop under state regulation. Be sure you figure out your state’s policy on sweeps ahead of time.