A to Z of Fundraising

A-Z of Fundraising Ideas

A
• Afternoon Tea
• Auction – source prizes and auction them
• Auction of promises – get services donated instead such as an hour of gardening, ironing, cleaning or ask your boss to donate a day off and auction it at work
• Aerobics/Aqua Aerobics

B
• Bad hair/tie/outfit day at work
• Barn Dance
• Band night
• Book sale
• Bed push
• Bring and buy sale

C
• Car Boot sale
• Car wash
• Cake sale
• Coffee morning
• Cookery demonstration
• Carol evening or Christmas concert
• Christmas card donation – get people to donate rather than buy Christmas cards
• Curry & Quiz night
• Children’s party
• Christmas Party

D
• Darts match
• Dress-down day at work/school
• Dinner/Dance
• Diet – get sponsored £1 for pound!
• Disco
• Diva night

E
• Easter chicks – sell or knit!
• Easter eggs – design your own or get them donated and sell or raffle them.
• Easter egg hunt
• Egg & Spoon race

F
• Face painting
• Fancy dress party
• Food demonstration
• Film premier
• Family Fun Day
• Fashion show
G
• Golf day
• Gigs – approach local bands
• Guessing games – how many sweets in a jar or teddy’s name
• Garden party
• Girls night in
• Gentleman’s evening with guest speaker
• Guys and Dolls party

H
• Halloween Party
• Hair & Beauty Demonstration – ask local colleges to have an open day and give reduced cost treatments
• House party
• Head shave

I
• It’s a Knockout!
• Ironing – charge for your services
• It’s raining men ladies night

J
• Jumble Sale
• Jazz concert
• Jail break

K
• Karaoke night
• Kings and Queens fancy dress party

L
• Line dancing class/competition
• Ladies Night

M
• Masked Ball
• Mufti day at school/work
• Murder mystery weekend/event
• Master chef competition
• Murder/mystery night/weekend

N
• Netball match
• New Year resolutions

O
• Open house/garden event
• Outdoors – walk, run, cycle, row – anything outdoors

P
• Paintballing
• Parties – any kind!
• Pyjama party
• Piggy back on other events – look out for events in your area such as fetes, disco’s, dinner’s etc. where you could hold a raffle

Q
• Question of Sport
Quiz Night at home or local pub

R
• Raffles (please see raffle & lottery guidelines)
• Rowathon at your local gym
• Run – any distance!
• Race Night

S
• Sponsored anything – the wackier the better!
• Swim-athon
• Strawberry Tea
• Santa’s Grotto
• School fair
• Summer Ball
• Swap-shop
• Sponsored silence
• Speed dating event

T
• Teddy Bears picnic
• Talent contest
• Toy swap
• Table top sale
• Treasure hunt
• Tug of War

U
• Unwanted gifts – hold a table top sale or
Swap shop, especially after Christmas
• University challenge style competition

V
• Variety show
• Vintage Tea Party

W
• Wine & cheese night
• Whist drive
• Walks – any distance, fancy dress etc
• Winter/Welly Walk
• Winter Ball

X
• Xmas party/ball
• Xmas card donations

Y
Yankee American Party

Z
Zumbathon