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Testimonial Thursday - Butlersbridge GAA

Watch the video below to find out how Butlersbridge GAA successfully raffled a VW Golf and raised over €150,000, with the help of ClubSpot

Located in Co. Cavan, Butlersbridge GAA was established in 1888 and today has many teams across a number of sports, including Gaelic football, camogie and handball. As club numbers continue to grow, the decision was made to fundraise for a new pitch. The club sought to raffle a brand new VW Golf as their main fundraising event for the year.

Challenges faced

Butlersbridge GAA were determined to get their fundraiser running efficiently. However, they faced a number of challenges:

  • How to establish and host a successful raffle.

  • Selling both online and offline tickets.

  • High workload facing club admins.

Key Objectives

Butlersbridge GAA had key objectives that they needed from an online fundraising system:

  • An easy to run online fundraising system with low administrative work.

  • An easy, fast, and secure online way for players, club members and others to purchase tickets.

  • Generating more ticket sales.

  • Publishing effective social media posts about the draw.


Butlersbridge GAA enlisted ClubSpot's help to achieve its key objectives through the ClubSpot online fundraising platform. This included:

  • Butlersbridge GAA online web-based fundraising site.

  • Administrative portal to manage draw and track payments.

  • FREE 2 Hour fundraising consultancy.

  • Direct 24/7 Access to ClubSpot Customer Success Manager.

  • ClubSpot fundraising strategy guide.

  • Social media ads consultancy and guidance.

  • FREE graphics pack for social media, offline tickets and more.

  • ClubSpot fundraising database capabilities and GDPR compliance.


Through the ClubSpot Platform, the club managed to achieve its key objectives and revolutionise its Win a Car draw.

  • Over €150,000 was raised.

  • Over €30,000 was raised from online ticket sales alone.

  • They achieved a check-out completion rate of 96%.

  • Social media posts boosted online ticket sales.

  • The ClubSpot platform offered supporters a quick, easy, and secure ticket purchasing method.

  • A unique database of purchasers to target for future fundraisers was built.

  • The club achieved an easy, low workload way of running its draw.

Key benefits achieved
  • Increased revenue and tickets sold

  • Reduce admin time and workload

  • Secure online ticket purchases

  • Engage players and supporters

  • Database of unique supporters to target for future fundraisers

Interested in learning about how ClubSpot can help your club achieve similar results?

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