Sponsoring charity events is another way to create buzz around a dining establishment. Restaurants are perfect places to host these kinds of events since these offer a convenient and suitable atmosphere for both the attendees and the event organizers. In this article, we provide different downloadable fundraiser sample card templates that any restaurateur may use for their restaurant’s charity events.
What are fundraiser cards?
Marketing strategies still apply in the world of philanthropy. This is especially true for charity event organizers who want to spread the word about their event and subsequently raise money. Fundraiser cards are a form of printed marketing material aimed mainly at drawing in a person or organization to a specific cause. A fundraiser card also acts as a form of invitation card that guests use to gain admission to the event.
In some cases, the purchase of a fundraiser card is the fundraising event in itself. Charity organizers use the printed card to monetize the event and proceeds will be given to a predetermined charitable organization. When used this way, fundraiser cards are often priced highly since organizers need to recoup the printing and dining costs while still making sure that there is money left over to be given away to charity.
Fundraiser cards may still be used by different individuals for different event scales. For instance, schools can use ready-to-print fundraiser flyers and cards to distribute to parents and the entire student body without having to spend more money on the more expensive version of fundraiser cards used by big organizations and companies.
Choose which fundraiser card templates you like
Embedded below are 15 downloadable fundraiser card templates. Each of them can be used for any charity event, fundraising galas, and even simple lottery potlucks since all these templates are fully editable. Browse through them and flex your creative muscles so that you can transform the template design of your choice into something truly original and meaningful for your organization or business brand.
Bake Sale Fundraiser Card Template
Choose the Bake Sale Fundraiser Card Template if you want a personalized card for a simple fundraising event. The template mockup shown above includes wording about a bake sale whose proceeds will benefit a great cause. But it can be fully edited and you may add your own restaurant’s charity event name.
Note that this template is a vector illustration and it can be edited using Adobe Illustrator or any compatible software editing program. Make sure that you have the software installed on your computer prior to purchasing this specific template file. As a vector template, it can be resized to fit your desired print size and printing style. Also, you may change the font sizes and cookie patterns used in the template to match your restaurant’s specific theme.
Restaurant Fundraising Invitation Card Template
As its name suggests, the Black Tie Restaurant Fundraising Invitation Card Template (shown above) is best used as a fine dining restaurant fundraising flyer and card design. This card template follows a vintage design theme, but you may wish to choose a different color scheme depending on the kind of charity event you are hosting and your restaurant’s image.
With this fundraiser card template, you may also choose to keep the current typography fonts or use another typeface altogether. Whatever the case, it is best to follow the current typography spacing and arrangement used in the mock-up template to achieve the same aesthetic look.
Cupcake Fundraising Sale Flyer Card
Small-scale fundraising events still deserve any kind of promotion they can get. So, even if you are operating a small bakery or pastry shop, you can still glam up your dining establishment’s fundraising card template by using the Cupcake Fundraising Sale Flyer Card Template showcased above. You may also see handmade thank you cards.
This card template measures 3.5 inches by 5 inches and may be printed out on different types of paper. This template is also fully editable on Zazzle.com’s online editing tool. To better reflect your restaurant’s own image into the card template, do not forget to add your restaurant logo and business name. If you do not yet have a logo design, check out this article on useful tips for logo designing.
Cut Above Restaurant Fundraising Card Template
Next on the list is the Cut Above Restaurant Fundraising Card Template (shown above). This card template is perfect for dining establishments that wish to sponsor a fundraising event at their grill and BBQ restaurants. This kind of card template also works best for those restaurants that offer alternative and sustainably sourced meat products.
This fundraising template also includes a brochure template and a fundraising program template. If you wish to further solidify your restaurant’s or company’s branding image, it is best to use this template for all your restaurant’s stationery design needs.
Elegant Fundraising Invitation Card Template
The Elegant Red Gala Fundraising Invitation Card Template shown above is a perfect example of a restaurant fundraising card template because it embodies how a formal charity event should be. Just like how a formal wedding invitation card looks like, the gala fundraising invitation card template shown above is printed on specialty paper and has an ornate envelope design. The addition of lace trimmings is also a big plus.
Use this kind of template and presentation design if you want to attract the richest and the most famous crowd for your charity event. When creating this kind of fundraising card template design, make sure to keep your restaurant’s branding elements subtle. You may include a small watermark or logo design at the back of the template. Making your logo design or company name large will make the invitation card appear too gaudy.
Fundraising Gala Invitation Card Template
The Fundraising Gala Invitation Card Template shown above is another fundraising card template that will suit formal gala charity events. However, this template has a cleaner and more minimal look. If you wish to achieve this kind of design aesthetic, it is best to use cursive fonts and a coordinated color scheme. This template may be fully edited to match your restaurant’s own official color motif.
Italian Restaurant Fundraiser Invitation Card
If you are planning a charity event for your Italian restaurant, you will appreciate the Italian Restaurant Fundraiser Invitation Card Template shown above. This card template may be used both as a flyer template and as an invitation card template. When customizing this template, remember to add the accurate dates, times, menu list prices, location, and contact information for your restaurant.
This card template measures 5 inches 7 inches in either landscape or portrait formats. It is fully customizable and you may add original photos and creative logo designs to the template if you prefer. Note that editing this template is done through Zazzle.com.
As for printing this card template, you may choose between standard and high definition printing. You may also choose from 12 different paper types and textures.
Choose the Blue Ribbon Restaurant Fundraising Thank You Card Template embedded above if your restaurant wants to create an invitation card and a thank you card at the same time. This card template measures 3.5 inches by 5 inches. It is often used as an Alzheimer’s Awareness Fundraising event card but it can be used for any good cause.
When customizing this fundraising card template, do not forget to add your restaurant logo design and business name on the back of the card. It may also be a good idea to write a few messages regarding the purpose of their donation on the card’s inside page. This way, the card recipients will feel more at ease about where their donations are going.
Spread the word
It is important for restaurateurs to spread the word about the fundraising and charity events that they are sponsoring and hosting. And often, the best way to do this is through print media and the use of flyers, sample invitation cards, and banners. In the article above, we have provided different fundraiser card templates that anyone can use for their own restaurants. But this is just one way to promote a charity event. To have successful and well-attended restaurant fundraisers, restaurateurs need to combine different marketing strategies and make sure that the charitable organizations they are sponsoring are both relevant to the target donors and their event location is accessible and offers good service. When all of these dynamics work together, trust that your restaurant’s reputation will improve.
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