Fundraising University

20 02, 2023

Fundraising University Ranked Among the Top Franchises in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

2023-02-20T10:33:50-05:00February 20th, 2023|Tags: , |

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.Fundraising University was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 44th annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2023 Franchise 500® ranks Fundraising University as #1 in Category and among the Top 500 overall for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“The past year underscores the extraordinary opportunities that the franchise industry presents for entrepreneurs of all levels,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to our 44th annual Franchise 500 list represent some of the most innovative, creative, and trusted brands across many industries and highlight what it takes to build the kind of momentum that drives long-lasting success.”

In Entrepreneur‘s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 44-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

Over its 44 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Fundraising University‘s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

To view Fundraising University in the full ranking, visit . Results can also be seen in the January/February 2023 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 17th.

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31 10, 2021

Fundraising University: When Raising the Bar Pays Off

2021-10-31T09:50:51-04:00October 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Fundraising University aspires to make a difference for every student-athlete, coach and community. The brand’s goal is to help change lives, transform futures and make dreams come true. So how do you spread the word at lightning speed? By Heidi Lubrani


30 09, 2021

Fundraising University: Leaving an Indelible Mark on Kids & Communities

2021-09-30T19:23:13-04:00September 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

In the world of franchising, Fundraising University distinguishes itself by creating positive, long-lasting change in schools and communities. The company’s mission (and business model) revolves around outreach and impacting the lives of local young people nationwide. By Lizzy Yeserski


31 08, 2021

Fundraising University: Fulfilling Dreams While Achieving Goals

2021-08-31T17:37:17-04:00August 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Fundraising University, the nation’s premier full-service fundraising company, helps schools raise much-needed dollars so that extracurricular programs can thrive and flourish. Through incredibly effective and immensely profitable fundraisers, the brand rallies around teams, inspires kids, and energizes communities. By Lizzy Yeserski


31 07, 2021

Fundraising University: A Day In The Life Of A Franchisee

2021-07-31T16:45:32-04:00July 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

After coaching college football for seven years, Jake Morse searched for a career that would allow him to do what he loved: build relationships and have an impact. He found that opportunity in Fundraising University. By Lizzy Yeserski


31 03, 2021

Fundraising University: A Mission to Give Back and Make a Difference

2021-03-31T12:27:34-04:00March 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

For Mike Bahun, CEO and founder of Fundraising University, the need to give back lies at the very heart of his ambitions. In fact, his sole purpose for starting Fundraising University sprang from a desire to impact kids and communities. “I was a former professional athlete who was from a single-parent family,” Bahun said. By Lizzy Yeserski