A-Z of Fund-raising Ideas

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                            Organising Profitable Fundraising Events
                                 An A-Z of Fundraising ideas

A                                                  Conker competition
Auction of Promises                                Country Fayre
Antiques Fair/Valuation Day                        Coin chains
Aerobics/ sponsored workout                        Crossword marathon (sponsored)
American Tennis Tournament                         Charades evening
Baby show/glamorous grannies!                      D
Ball                                               Disco ( themed) - 70s, Abba, Punk
Balloon race                                       Disco dancing Competition
Banquet                                            Donkey Derby
Barn dance                                         Dance Marathon
Bath in baked beans /jelly etc. (Sponsored)        Dutch Auction
BBQ                                                Demonstrations - Cake icing, painting, floral,
Bean eating (sponsored)                            cookery, beauty, yoga etc.
Beetle drive                                       Do it yourself Dinner/ball
Badminton tournament                               Diminishing coffee parties
Bed pushing                                        Dinner dance
Bottle stall                                       Duck race
Boules/Petanque competition
Bowling                                            E
Bridge Tournament                                  Egg Eating competition
Beach Clean (sponsored)                            Easter Parade
Bell ringing (sponsored)                           Easter egg hunt
Book Sale                                          Egg and spoon race
Break out for a day                                Evening of song
Bad Taste Evening                                  Exhibition - Art/craft/photography/flower
Bike rides (sponsored)                             arranging/children's work etc
Bring and Buy
Bingo                                              F
                                                   Fashion show
C                                                  Fast party - people pay not to attend
Car Treasure Hunt                                  Fete/Fair
Cabaret Night                                      Film premier/film show
Cake sale                                          Firework display
Clay Pigeon shoot                                  Flower show
Car wash (sponsored)                               Flower arranging evening
Carol marathon                                     Five a side football competition
Carnival                                           Fancy Dress night
Ceilidh                                            Fortune telling and horoscopes
Challenge events                                   Fun run
Christmas Fair                                     Folk night
Coins in a Fountain
Coin chains                                        G
Caption Competition                                Garage sale
Give something up e.g. smoking, chocolate etc.         N
(sponsored)                                            Nearly new sale
Golf tournament                                        No uniform day
Go karting
Garden open day                                        O
Garden Trail                                           One-day fasts (sponsored)
Gladiators                                             One price stall
Gymkhana                                               Open house/open garden
                                                       Opera evening
H                                                      Own clothes' day
Half marathon (sponsored)
Halloween Night                                        P
Holiday photo competition                              Pancake race
Honesty box                                            Penalty kick competition
Head shave (sponsored)                                 Pub crawl
Hunger lunch                                           Plant sale/stall
Horse race night                                       Pantomime
                                                       Pudding event
I                                                      Pet show
It’s a knock out                                       Photography competition
Indoor games evening                                   Puppet show
Ice skating competition                                Promises auction
Irish dancing marathon
J                                                      Quiz night
Job swap (sponsored)
Judo demonstration/competition                         R
Jogging (sponsored)                                    Race Night
Jazz evening                                           Raft race
Jail and Bail                                          Regatta
Jigsaw marathon (sponsored)                            Road fun run
Jumble sale                                            River boat trip
                                                       Rugby match
K                                                      Running (sponsored)
Karate demonstration/competition                       S
Knitting marathon (sponsored)                          Sand castle competition (biggest/most wacky)
                                                       Safari suppers
L                                                      Santa's grotto
Lawn mowing ( sponsored)                               Scrabble evening
Lotteries                                              Supper quiz
Lecture lunch                                          Snooker competition
Lent collections                                       Sing for supper
Long distance walk/cycle (sponsored)                   Supermarket trolley dash
Luncheon                                               Sponsored swim, slim, non-smoke, silence etc.
                                                       Silent auction
M                                                      Skittles evening
Make up party                                          Scrabble evening
Magic show                                             Summer fair
Match with special teams (bosses vs. staff, boys vs.   Sports day
girls, mothers vs. sons)                               Story telling/reading (sponsored)
May fair                                               Spellathon
Midsummer Ball                                         Swimming gala
Mini Golf tournament                                   Sixties/seventies night
Musical evening (summer/winter)                        Sunflower growing
Mystery tour
Mountain bike race                                     T
                                                       Table top sale
                                                       Talent night
Teddy Bear's picnic
Three legged race                   W
Ten pin bowling                     Water aerobics (sponsored)
Tennis tournament                   Walking (sponsored)
Themed (party/dance)                Wheelbarrow race
Trampoline marathon (sponsored)     Window cleaning (sponsored)
Tea dance                           Wind surfing (sponsored)
Toddle (sponsored)                  Wine tasting/wine and cheese
Tractor display                     Who dunnit/murder evening
Trading places for the day          Whist drive
Treasure hunt (on foot or in car)
Trivial Pursuit Challenge           X
Tug of War                          Xmas Cards
U                                   Xmas fair/party
Non uniform day
V                                   Yard of ale competition
Valentine party
Visitors book                       Z
Volleyball competition              Zany ideas

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