Making Sure Your Unit Credits All of Your Donations for the Popcorn Sale

I have been told by many Units over the years, “We have people who do not want to buy popcorn but want to give a donation.  Is that OK?”  You may find the answer surprising. First, let’s talk about BSA policy.  The guidelines on the Unit Money Earning Application are very specific.  It states, “At … Continue reading Making Sure Your Unit Credits All of Your Donations for the Popcorn Sale

How Should Units Allocate Popcorn Sales for Store Front Sales

Parents from around the country have ask me. “What is the best way to allocate the sales from the store fronts?”  My answer has been “It Depends.” The two main considerations when determining what method your Unit should use.  The first is your Council Incentive Program.  Many Councils around the country have incentives based on … Continue reading How Should Units Allocate Popcorn Sales for Store Front Sales