Fundraising Ideas

Every fundraiser is limited by the creativity of its ideas. When tackling a fundraiser it’s often beneficial to have more than one idea to create an event that appeals to as many people as possible.

Below you will find a list of great ideas for your fundraisers. Always take the time to plan out your events properly and do some thorough research to make sure you’re getting as much out of it as you can.

50/50 Raffle

The 50/50 raffle is one of the simplest there is, and you'll find many organizations dependent on fundraising run a 50/50 raffle every time … [Read more...]

All Saints Day Cleanup

The idea of an All Saints Day cleanup is to undo the mess created by miniature ghosts and goblins on the night of Halloween. You can get the … [Read more...]

All You Can Eat Potato Bar

If you find you've grown tired of endless spaghetti dinners at your fundraisers, you can change things up with an all-you-can-eat potato … [Read more...]

Baby and Kids’ Resale

It's no secret that babies and young children can quickly outgrow their clothing and toys, usually way before these items are worn out. Take … [Read more...]

Bachelor (or Bachelorette) Auction

Hosting a Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction can be a of fun, helping you raise funds for a group and meet some new people at the same … [Read more...]

Bagger for a Day

Grocery stores are often busy places where shoppers have to do their own bagging. This simple and undemanding fundraising idea lets you … [Read more...]

Bake Sale

A bake sale is one of the easier fundraisers to run and can be used as part of a larger event (such as a craft sale for the holidays or some … [Read more...]

Bakeoff Bake Sale

Holding a bakeoff bake sale lets you tap into your community's love of sweet treats while encouraging some competitiveness amongst your … [Read more...]

Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Strap on your dancing shoes and start practising your best dancefloor moves! Ballroom dancing has made a noticeable comeback thanks to … [Read more...]

Barbecue Contest

It's time to fire out your grills and dust off your best barbecuing recipes! Most of us love a good barbecue and agree that anything cooked … [Read more...]

Bargain Basement Evening Gowns

This idea gives you a great way of cleaning out your closet and raising some funds during the Prom and Homecoming season. How many people do … [Read more...]

Beach Cleanup

In the summer months you can raise money with a beach cleanup day. At this time of year, people spend much more time at the beach, and leave … [Read more...]

Bidding for Blue Plate Specials

This is an interesting twist on the standard dinner fundraiser that can prove very entertaining if done correctly. Tell everyone coming to … [Read more...]

Big Truck and Tractor Rally

This idea is going to appeal to the gear-heads, the automotive groups and the big kid that hides in all of us. Have a word with a … [Read more...]

Board Game Tournament

A board game tournament is a fun twist on the popular card tournament idea, and is something that everyone can have a go at no matter what … [Read more...]

Book Club Fundraiser

Get together with like-minded book fans, enjoy yourself, learn something new and raise money at the same time with a book club fundraiser. … [Read more...]

Break the Balloon

Pop, pop, pop — how can you improve on the fun of popping a balloon? Having a prize given to you for doing it, of course! This idea is a … [Read more...]

Buckets for Donations

This fundraising idea is a great way of collecting the change given out at all the different stores in your town. To get started, gather … [Read more...]

Business Fundraisers

Create a self-funding Fun Team at your place of work and you might be surprised at how quickly employee morale improves. The aim of the … [Read more...]

Butler Auction

This fundraiser is likely to be hugely popular with the underclassmen at your high school: let the seniors auction themselves off to play … [Read more...]

Cake Walk

One of the more traditional fundraisers, this is a piece of cake to organize! You can use it as a small part of a larger event, or host it … [Read more...]

Campaign for Fun

Some of the best fundraisers are both fun and educational, and this is one of them. Many of us at one time or another have thought about … [Read more...]

Car Detailing

The car wash is a well-known and popular fundraising idea, but it doesn't work everywhere — what if there is no access to water? Or you want … [Read more...]

Car Smash

It may be that someone you know is suffering at the hands of a disease and illness, and a car smash enables you to get your aggressions out … [Read more...]

Car Wash

The car wash is one of the most common and most recognizable fundraising ideas you'll ever come across. It's so popular because it works so … [Read more...]

Cardboard Regatta

Cardboard regattas are races held on calm and shallow bodies of water. Contestants have the opportunity to build their own cardboard … [Read more...]

Carnation Day

We all like to receive flowers every now and again — after all, it's encouraging to know that someone else is thinking of you. Tap into this … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Talk like a Pirate Day!

Arrr there, matey! The best fundraisers aren't the ones that are serious and boring, and if you're after a fun and hearty change, why not … [Read more...]

CFL Bulbs

Protecting and conserving the environment should be a concern for all of us sharing the planet, and if you want to do your part then you can … [Read more...]

Chili Cook-off

It seems that just about everyone has a secret family chili recipe to call upon. Use this to your advantage by getting people to share … [Read more...]