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About the Apex Leadership Co. Franchise Opportunity 

As an Apex Leadership co./Apex Fun Run franchise owner you will be in charge of your own destiny. You will make a huge impact in your local schools, clubs and youth serving organizations by utilizing our sophisticated fundraising franchise system. We raise more money for schools/organizations than any other product-based company/fundraising company in the country!!

This program is set up to promote fitness and leadership traits in students.  Apex has transformed the traditional idea of a product sale into a fun, fitness-centered event that students and teachers enjoy.

Apex Leadership Co. is set up to raise more money for the teachers and the school than any other product sale could.  In fact, 10% of the funds raised by each class go directly back to the teacher’s budget for supplies, food, field trips…

Since 2012, the program has helped schools in 30 states, served 3 million kids and raised $60 million NET for schools.

  • Apex has been in Franchise Business Review Top 50 for Five years in a row
  • Apex has been ranked #1 in category by Entrepreneur 500 for five years in a row

Apex Leadership Co. - Frequently Asked Questions 

What are the key benefits of owning an Apex Leadership Co. franchise? 

  • At-home business (no real estate required)
  • Ramp to profitability quickly
  • Only 3 employees required 
  • No national franchised competition (only fundraising franchise in country)
  • Recurring revenues
  • Generate big revenue with a small client base
  • Great training program/ on-going support/step by step process
  • Great work/life balance
  • Ability to scale business in your local territory

What training and support programs does Apex Leadership Co. offer to franchisees?

Comprehensive ongoing training and support: Apex training helps prepare you for everything. We assist with the launch of your business. A dedicated Apex Consultant will be assigned to you from the very beginning, and support will include site visits and regularly scheduled calls to advise as needed for many aspects of operations to technical training in the field.

What is the Apex Leadership Co. franchise business model?

Owner operator, work from home

What marketing support and programs does Apex Leadership Co. offer?

We have a sales/marketing plan for our franchise owners to follow when you launch your business. We are unique in the sense that we know who our customer is; local elementary, middle school and high schools and all youth serving organizations.

Describe the typical day of an Apex Leadership Co. franchisee

The owner is not typically running the program in the schools, but rather managing the relationships with the PTO/PTA, principals at the schools, and coaches of the teams.

Daily tasks include:

  • Building relationships with prospective schools, teams or organizations
  • Interviewing and hiring team members
  • Overseeing programs at schools (monitor pledge goals)
  • Manage inventory of prizes/supplies (may delegate to team member)
  • Manage finances of the business
  • Be passionate about serving schools, teams and students

What are the costs, fees and financing options?

The initial investment starts between $80,000-$85,000 (49,500 franchisee fee). Please contact us by filling out the form on this page for more detailed information on costs, fees and financing options. 

How much money can Apex Leadership Co. franchise owners make?

While there is no profit or income guarantee, Apex Leadership Co. franchisees have the potential to make more than $200,000 annually. 

How long does it take to open an Apex Leadership Co. franchise?

After the franchise agreement is signed, training can begin within 3-4 days. 

Do franchisees need prior industry experience to open an Apex Leadership Co. franchise?


Does Apex Leadership Co. offer a veteran discount?


The Ideal Apex Leadership Co. Franchise Candidate

  • PHILANTHROPRENUER- give back to your community / make a great living for yourself!
  • Sales/Marketing experience
  • Competitive
  • Networking skills- Outgoing/relationship focused
  • Business Development
  • Relentless
  • Like to build teams
  • Wants to make an impact in the local community
  • Loves the conversational sale