Week 2
On Demand
Fundraising Frenzy

Fundraising Frenzy


Fundraising often gets a bad reputation, but why not make it fun?! Learn how to think outside of the box to plan, promote and implement a successful fundraiser in your school or community.

Presented By:
Nate Jacobs
DECA Central Region Vice President

Session Information


Career Cluster:
Business Admin Core
Instructional Area(s):
Performance Indicators

This classroom connection will provide instructional resources to introduce the following National Curriculum Standards.

Set financial goals
Describe the nature of budgets
Explain the nature and scope of the selling function
Determine sales strategies
Explain the nature of project management


If this presentation was of interest to you, look into these additional DECA programs.

Diamond Fundraising Model
School-based Enterprises
Sales Project


If this presentation was of interest to you, explore these careers.

Professional Sales
Professional Fundraiser


Nate Jacobs
DECA Central Region Vice President

Nate Jacobs is a five-year DECA member from Lincoln Park, Michigan. Throughout Nate’s DECA journey, he has focused on chapter development and piloting a freshman recruitment program for his alma mater. During his junior year, he served as the Lincoln Park DECA president and co-chairperson for a Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) fundraiser that raised $17,000 for DECA’s philanthropic partner. He then made the commitment to run for association office and was elected as the Michigan DECA Vice President of Chapter Development. During his term on the Michigan State Executive Council, Nate enjoyed networking with members celebrated a new state membership record. He is proud to represent the thirteen associations of DECA’s Central Region. Nate attends Wayne County Community College as he completes his fifth year of an early middle college program. He then plans to go onto a university to double-major in Sports Management and Business Administration.