A to Z of Fundraising Ideas

Here’s a great list of fund raising ideas that you can borrow from, or perhaps they will give you inspiration to come up with your own!Football kit

    1. Apple bobbing; antique fairs; art shows; assault course; auction of promises; aerobic sessions/stamina competition; animals – charge others to feed, clean, walk pets.
    2. Beard shave; baby sitting; balloon racing; beetle drive; bread & cheese lunch; barn dance; bedroom tidying; bed push; bring and buy sale; barbecue – charge by sausage or plate; bake sale; bathing in cold beans, gunge or something equally gooey and unpleasant.
    3. Coffee morning; car wash; computer games marathon; celebrity – does someone famous live near you, would they help?; create a cookbook – sell the secrets of your culinary success; concert; cabaret; charity cricket match; craft fair; car boot sale; comedy evening; collections.
    4. Darts tournament; disco; double or dare; dress as donkeys, run races or give rides; dinner parties, invite your friends and charge for the privilege; dress up or down, but only for a price.
    5. Egg and spoon race; empties, take them to the recycling bin for a fee – keep an eye out for people having parties; exhibitions; Easter egg sale.
    6. Fashion show; face painting; fairs; fetes; fishing tournament; flower sale; football match – can you get a local league player or team involved too?; fortune telling; flower show; foreign stamps; families and friends are always there to support you, get each to pledge to raise £20 for your sponsorship event.
    7. Guess the weight competition; garden open day, have you got a garden people would pay to see?; gala; go karting; garage sale, but not the car!; golf day; games evening; gym circuits.
    8. Head shave; Hallowe’en party; hat sales; homemade goods; hockey match; hobbies, will yours raise money?
    9. Indoor sports contest; It’s a Knockout; ice skating; ironing, sell your services; indulge in your favourite foods, how many tins of beans can you eat?; international evening.
    10. Juggling; jail break; jelly eating competition; jumble sale; jazz evening; jobs about the house; jam making.
    11. Karaoke; keep fit-a-thon; kilts, how good are your knees?; knobbly knees competition, for those that shouldn’t be seen in a kilt; kidnap the boss/teacher.
    12. Lambada marathon; lawn mowing; line dancing; lunches; loud tie day.
    13. Magic show; mini marathofootball2n; massage, if you know what you are doing there will be no shortage of those willing to pay for the pleasure; make up/make over demonstrations; medieval banquets; murder mystery evening.
    14. No smoking day, or longer if you can bear it; non-uniform day; nearly-new sale; nature trail.
    15. Outdoor sports day; onion peeling competition; outing or day trip.
    16. Plant sale; pool tournament; pram race; paper chase; pasta/pizza party; put up a poster; pantomime; panel games; paper chase party.
    17. Quack quack: go quackers, sell plastic ducks and race them on the river; quadruple race – four-legged races are harder than three, and if it’s still too easy combine it with fancy dress; quaff (something non-alcoholic), for speed, style and quantity; quizzes.
    18. Recruitment event; raffle – lost property, unwanted presents, all those books you have read; relay race; rally; record sales; rich man/poor man supper.
    19. Scrabble marathon, exercise the little grey cells; sweeties, guess how many, win the lot!; swear box; sponsored silence; scavenger hunt; swimming gala; sack race; side shows; strong man competition.
    20. Teddy bear’s picnic, fun for all the family; tug-o-war; theme day/evening/event; treasure hunt; three-legged race; tombola; toy sale; talent contest; ten pin bowling.
    21. Unwanted gift sale; unicycle ride; underwear – are you Superman or Superwoman, wear it on the outside if you dare!; university challenge.
    22. Video marathon; vices, give yours up for a price!
    23. Walkathon, welly throwing competition; whist drive; wheelbarrow race; wine tasting; window cleaning.
    24. Xylophone concert; xtra terrestrial convention, who’s your favourite ET?; xtraordinary feats with……….…….(your imagination is the only limit!); x marks the spot and do your own treasure hunt
    25. Yodelling competition; yogurt pot modeling; yoga marathon; your own ideas!
    26. Zany clothes or zany anything day; zoo – be your favourite animal for a day or have a zoo party.

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