Raising money while having a good time as a charity can be a challenge. The primary goal of any charity event is to have a good time and remind the participants of the mission of the organization. The secondary goal is to raise money. Bowling brings both attributes to the organization.
Most charity and religious organizations utilize the concept of fundraising to pay for the services they provide. It is as highly complicated as owning a small business operation and all the elements of running a business exist in fundraising.
I have played in about eight of those fundraising golf tournaments and personally ran two more. I found them to be very low in the return on the investment. Furthermore, the risk associated with weather hampers the real bottom line. Overall, I don’t endorse this type of fundraising for your charity. Allow me to walk through the math.