Teachers, school administrators and districts understand the obstacles they have in fundraising. Additionally, in communities with few or limited resources, there are even greater challenges in raising money. For some schools, you have PTO groups raising $20 per student in fundraising dollars while their more affluent counterparts on the other side of town raise more than $1,000 per student. Parents and families may also have limited time and resources. Some independent districts have restricted the number of times schools can fundraise during the school year. Others have placed rules regarding how school fundraising dollars can be spent.