Scrip Program


 Scrip Overview:

Scrip is a no-selling program that allows families to raise money for their non-profit organization (NPO). Scrip is just another way to pay for everyday purchases using gift cards in place of cash, checks, and credit cards. Gift cards can be physical cards or eCards. You purchase gift cards from your organization at face value, and your coordinator orders those cards from Great Lakes Scrip Center at a reduced price. The difference is an instant rebate for your organization. (In our case, your Fair Share account!)  It’s really that simple! When you use scrip gift cards at your favorite retailers, you’re fundraising while you shop. Great Lakes Scrip Center offers over 300 of the country’s biggest brands , including grocery, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, hotels, home improvement, and more. Just by using scrip to pay for your normal
weekly purchases, you can easily raise $500 or more per year. It’s time to put your shopping dollars to work!Getting Started:

Please reference the following attachment for how to register and get started with Scrip!  Getting Started with Scrip

Reference 2016-2017 Marching Band Kick-off package for Family enrollment code or contact Craig Compton directly at .

Additional Details: 

When families buy scrip gift cards through the scrip program, we receive the full value of what we pay, but our program pays a reduced price for the cards – between 3% and 15%, depending on the retailer. For example, if families eat at Applebee’s after a band competition and use gift cards instead of credit cards for payment, our program earns an 8% rebate that will go directly towards your Fair Share account to cover your band related expenses.  Whether you’re part of a marching band, winter percussion, etc.., the savings can really add up.

Scrip is available for over 700 of your favorite stores.  Please click the following June/2016  Scrip Report link for participating retailers with the respective percentage rebates that can go towards your Fair Share accounts! offers online ordering, rebate sharing options, and detailed reports. Plus, you can allow families in your program to:

•    Place their own orders on

•    Pay for their orders online with PrestoPay.

•    Order on-the-go with MyScripWallet, our mobile scrip experience.

Please contact Craig Compton at for additional information.


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