• Honoring Our Heroes Honor a teacher, public safety officer, veteran or active duty military personnel as your #OptimistHero
  • Oratorical World Championships Students from around the world to compete for scholarships
  • Youth Clubs (JOOI) Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • Optimism Summits & Regional Conferences Leadership training to bring out the best in your Club
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
Honoring Our Heroes1 Oratorical World Championships2 Youth Clubs (JOOI)3 Optimism Summits & Regional Conferences4 Official Suppliers5 Welcome New Clubs6 Optimist Junior Golf7 Friend of Optimists8


Fundraising

This section includes suggested fundraising ideas as well as successful fundraising projects completed and documented by Clubs, and listed by fundraising category.

The Fundraising section includes only listings where the submitting Club(s) allowed the contact information of their coordinating Member(s) to be published.

Members interested in additional information concerning any listing are requested to send all inquiries directly to the contact identified in the listing.

The Fundraising section is an ongoing work in progress, with information updated on a regular basis.

Clubs that would like to submit an activity/program/project for consideration for inclusion in the Fundraising section can do so by contacting the Programs Department at programs@optimist.org or (800) 500-8130, ext. 235. The Programs Department will send the appropriate submission form for your Club to fill out in order to initiate the evaluation process. Club activities/programs/projects will only be listed if the submitting Club agrees to allow the project's coordinating Member's contact information to be listed on the Resource Library site.

A List of Fundraising Ideas from A to Z

Fundraising Ideas and Suggestions

Club Fundraising Projects