District Fundraisers

The RCS Central School District greatly appreciates and acknowledges the many groups that provide resources, opportunities, and support to our students, staff, and schools through fundraising events.

Here is where you can find a list of district-approved fundraisers currently being run by different organizations throughout our schools! Please check back periodically as we will add to the list as events are submitted. This District Fundraisers page is provided as a service to those groups to use for informational purposes only. If you have any questions or need more information, please reach out via the contact information provided with each fundraiser.

Current Fundraisers:

  • Ravena Robotics -- Frese's Chicken BBQ: On Tuesday, October 18, with pick-up from 3:30- 6:30 p.m. All dinners MUST be pre-ordered by October 10 by 6:00 p.m. This fundraiser is to support our amazing robotics team! This team is made up of 8-12th grade students who design and build a robot to compete against other schools in a robotics challenge. We use all funds for parts and competition fees.

  • Class of 2024 -- Val's RCS Gear Webstore: This fundraiser is running through Monday, October 3. To order, please use this link: https://valswebstores.chipply.com/rcs-indians.

  • Class of 2024 -- Stadium Seat Cushions: The Class of 2024 will be selling seat cushions at soccer games, football games, and other sporting/spirit events for $15.00. The cushions come with a built-in handle and have the RCS logo printed on them. You can find representatives from the Class of 2024 at upcoming games in order to purchase.

  • MS PTSO -- Fall Community Craft & Vendor Fair: On Sunday, October 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come join the MS PTSO for a fun day for the whole family! You can shop for the upcoming holidays, visit gourmet food trucks, support local young entrepreneurs, and play some games!

  • Class of 2023 -- Bottle and Can Collections: Bring your empty bottles and cans to Just Makes Cents at 2381 Route 9W in Ravena and ask them to apply your total to the Class of 2023 account.

If you have a district-approved fundraiser that you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form. Only those fundraisers that have been approved by the building principal and superintendent will be posted on this page.

*Please note that this submission does not automatically update our website. This page is manually maintained. To be approved, fundraisers must comply with the terms of use and board of education policies listed below.

Terms of Use & Board of Education Policy

All fundraising opportunities must comply with Board of Education District Policy #7450 (Fund Raising by Students), Policy #3271 (Solicitations of Charitable Donation), Policy #3260 (Booster Clubs), and Policy #7420 (Sports & the Athletic Program). They also must comply with our Terms and Conditions, see below.

Terms and Conditions

By checking the appropriate box on the District Fundraisers Submission Form, you are indicating you have read the following terms and conditions related to RCS's District Fundraisers page:

  • Submissions for this page will only be accepted through the Web-based “District Fundraiser” form. No faxes, phone calls, hard copies, or e-mails will be accepted. It is important that this process is streamlined so that all eligible organizations who submit announcements can have them posted.

  • Any such plan shall have a clearly defined purpose and, in general, shall contribute to the educational experience of students and shall not conflict with instructional programs.

  • Sales projects undertaken by any organization using the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District name shall require previous approval of the Superintendent or their designee. To submit a request, please fill out a Fundraising Form and submit it to the appropriate building principal.

  • Those who submit fundraising information must provide a contact e-mail address or website to accompany their announcement.

  • All participation shall be voluntary

  • All fundraising activities must be conducted in a safe and orderly manner. Students will not be placed in unsafe conditions where the likelihood of injury is increased.

  • Organizations submitting a fundraiser announcement must indicate they have read the terms and the conditions and comply with all appropriate District Policies.

District Fundraiser Resources & Communication Guidelines

We love sharing all of the great fundraisers our community puts together! When sharing information about fundraisers, there is some recommended information that helps make the participation of the community easier. All communications shared about fundraisers are recommended to have:

  • The club or group that is sponsoring the fundraiser.

  • The date(s) and time(s) of the fundraiser.

  • A brief description of the fundraiser.

  • Whether it will be held in-person or virtual.

  • Contact information so if anyone has any questions they know where to go.

If you have a district-approved fundraiser that you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form.

Resources: Looking to put together a flyer, but not sure where to start?

  • Canva: A great free resource to create flyers, posters, and more!

  • Microsoft Word or Google Docs: A great way to create an informative flyer.

  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Another great option, many ways to customize and create beautiful designs.