Papa John's Fundraising: How to Kick your Fundraising Game Up a Notch

Papa John’s Fundraising: How to Kick your Fundraising Game Up a Notch

Posted by Kate Christie

Fundraising is no easy task. But restaurant fundraising is a cinch. It’s as simple as enjoying delicious pizza!


Did you know that Papa John’s does fundraisers? When your group or organization hosts a Papa John’s fundraising event, 15% of your supporter’s orders will be donated back to your cause.


Keep reading to get the full run-down on the whos, whats, and hows, and why Papa John’s is perfect for your group’s next fundraiser.

Infographic: Papa John's fundraising at a glance

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Signing Up for a Papa John’s Fundraising Event

Making a request takes just 1 min:


  1. Choose a Papa John’s location near you
  2. Select a convenient date and time for your group
  3. Fill in your group information and estimate how many people will RSVP
  4. Click submit!



All groups are welcome to fundraise at Papa John’s!


Get that request sent at least 2 weeks before your intended fundraising date so that the restaurant has time to respond to your request.


In the weeks and days leading up to your event, just spread the word to your group’s supporters. Make flyers, social media posts, go door-to-door, and share your event’s customized GroupRaise Meal Page so supporters can RSVP and get an email reminder on the day of your event!


Is this your first time fundraising? No worries, holding a restaurant fundraiser is actually pretty easy. Check out our tips on how to promote and host a successful fundraiser.


On the day of your event, just show up and get ready to enjoy some tasty pizza! Let the restaurant staff know that you are dining in support of your group and 15% of your order will go towards your cause.


Finally, within 4-6 weeks after your fundraiser, Papa John’s will send your organization a check for 15% of the sales from your group.


What’s more, there’s no limit to the amount of fundraisers you can host with Papa John’s – so go all out if you want!

Hand taking away a piece of pizza at a Papa John's fundraising event

Image by Kenneth Carpina from Pexels

Why is Papa John’s right for me?

Papa John’s is a great place for a fundraiser because of their mouth-watering pizza. Classic pepperoni pizza, Hawaiian pizza – they’ve got all the delicious tastes and flavors you’ve come to love!


All your supporters will feel welcome, with menu items to fit their tastes. Vegetarians will also find a perfect match. See the Papa John’s website for more info about their tasty offerings.


Finally, with an average menu price of just $10, families and college students on a budget will feel comfortable spending a night out at Papa John’s.

Get Set with a Papa John’s Fundraiser

Multiply 15% donation back by how easy it is to gather people for some fun and delicious pizza, and what do you get? A chance to change the world. As delicious as everything on Papa John’s’s menu is, the restaurant’s dedication to making a positive impact on the world may be even more satisfying. Take the first step by checking out participating locations near you!