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.

Dessert Dash

Who doesn’t enjoy a tempting dessert every once in a while? Energize your crowd and offer a sweet ending to your fundraising event with a … [Read more...]

Treasure Chest Raffle Drawing

Want to try something new and inspire fresh interest from your patrons? Consider this easy Treasure Chest Raffle. Raffle drawings are … [Read more...]

Winner’s Choice Raffle

Want to engage more supporters and generate more funds at your next fundraising event?  Consider adding a Winner’s Choice Raffle option to … [Read more...]

Reverse Raffles

Reverse Raffles have been gaining popularity with some groups for their fundraising events.  It starts off as a tradition raffle where … [Read more...]

Fundraising With Mystery Boxes

Want to add more fun and increase the excitement at your next fundraising event?  Why not let your guests take a chance on a Mystery Box or … [Read more...]

Chinese Raffles

How to Fundraise with a Chinese Raffle or Auction Chinese Raffles (called Chinese Auctions) are also a great means to raise money for your … [Read more...]

Patriotic Flags Fundraiser

Do you own an American flag or your countries patriotic flag?  What kind of shape is it in? As I pulled my American Flag out to put up on … [Read more...]

Heads or Tails

Generate More Funds at Your Event with a Quick Game of Heads or Tails Do you want to add more fun and raise more funds at your event?  … [Read more...]

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 … [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...]