October Development Committee Update

Financial goals for Cape Fear Christian Academy are made annually based upon revenue from tuition and fees and fundraising to cover the difference needed to create a balanced budget. Based upon feedback from parents and stakeholders, only the most successful fundraisers were kept; however, that means that these fundraisers must be successful to meet our operating budget.

YTD Fundraising Revenue Goal: $38,500

YTD Projected Fundraising Expenses: $ 8,500

YTD Fundraising Profit Goal: $30,000

Actual YTD Fundraising Revenue: $29,951

Actual YTD Fundraising Expenses: $ 2,240

Actual YTD Fundraising Profit: $27,711

This is a difference of approximately $2,289. How can you help? Below is an update on where we are short. The biggest difference that can be made is helping to sell the Eagle cards as we are over 330 short of our goal with plenty remaining to sell.

For the 2014-2015 academic year the Development Committee will chair five fundraisers for the Academy (the dates and goals for each are provided) with the updates below each bolded:

  • The Eagle Card (late August 2014) Goal: Sell 1,100 Eagle Cards Sold as of Oct 7: 766 Remaining needed to meet goal: 334

  • The Annual Fall Festival (October 3, 2014) Goal: Match or exceed prior year gross of $28,000; 15 event sponsors; 2 Volunteer Fundraiser Chairs. Gross revenue received of approximately $23,824. Remaining needed to meet goal after expenses: $850.

  • The Annual BBQ Plate Sale (January 23, 2015) (Game Day & Student Performance) Goal: Sell 1,342 BBQ Plates; 20 dessert donations; 2 Volunteer Fundraiser Chairs

  • The Annual Reverse Raffle "Pre-Derby Gala" (April 18, 2015) Goal: Sell 245 Reverse Raffle tickets (2 dinners included) and 100 additional plates; 5 event sponsors; 15 door prize donations; 2 Volunteer Fundraiser Chairs

  • The Annual Isaiah 40:31 5K "Lei Day" Race (May 2, 2015) Goal: 208 race participants; 15 race sponsors; 3 tent water stations w/ volunteers; 2 Volunteer Fundraiser Chairs

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