Drum corps is a popular activity where musicians of all ages and skill levels get together to practice, perform, and compete in competitions around the country. But the costs of touring and competing can be pretty high, which can make it hard for many people and groups to take part. In this blog post, we'll look at some creative and unique ways to raise money for drum corps tour fees.
Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe are great ways to raise money for drum corps tour fees. By making a campaign and sharing it on social media and in your community, you can reach a large number of people and get donations from people who want to help your drum corps. You'll be surprised by how many people are willing to help you! Every little bit counts.
Raffles: Hold a raffle where people can buy tickets for a chance to win a prize. This can be a fun way to raise money for your tour fees and get people excited about it.
Matching funds: Talk to former members and see if they are willing to match the money that current members raise. Many alumni are happy to support the new generation of performers!
Auction: Hold an online auction for a some memorabilia or memento that either belongs to you or that you create. Some examples can be a signed photo of you on tour, a handwritten letter to your donor while at spring training, or your used drumsticks. Get creative!
In conclusion, there are many creative and unique ways to raise money for drum corps tour fees. You can raise the money you need to participate in this amazing experience if you get creative and think outside the box. Whether you decide to create a crowdfunding page, reach out to sponsors, or auction an item, remember to have fun and engage your community in the process!