Friends of Scouting is your council's annual giving campaign. In most councils, Friends of Scouting (or FOS) represents the council's largest income source.
For precious little Cub Scouts, selling Scout popcorn is so easy it's almost unfair. Boy Scouts, on the other hand, need these Scout popcorn sales tips.
A group of four Scouts in New Jersey has combined to sell a quarter-million dollars in Scout popcorn. We asked them how.
They elevated the fundraising abilities of an entire group of nonprofits by creating Hands to Hands, a community fund that brings together eight agencies.
Should your unit bank account have a large balance you carry over from year to year? That question about unit accounts is answered in this Ask the Expert.
The BSA discourages the use of unit-owned credit cards and debit cards. Event registration should be paid by a volunteer and properly reimbursed.
Minnesota Troop 283 has a unique approach to Friends of Scouting that has lifted participation from less than 50 percent of families to nearly 80 percent.
The "no" does nothing to help a Scout's fundraising efforts, but it does offer something almost as valuable: lessons in salesmanship and achievement.
An Everett, Mass., Cub Scout says he forgives the heroin addict who stole $261 from a box storing popcorn proceeds.