Funny Fundraising Ideas

It’s definitely true to say the more fun your money-raising event is, the more successful it will be. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel, though – simply adding a new twist to a traditional fundraising activity can make all the difference.

Good Fundraising Ideas

People are more likely to give money when they get something in return. That is why events like a bake sale tends to be more successful than outright soliciting. But a piece of cake isn’t the only way of making people feel that they got value for their money. Let’s take a look at some other good fundraising ideas!

Fortune Telling

Do you go by the pseudonym of Psychic Sally or Telepathic Tom? If so then this may be the opportunity you’ve foreseen to make big money for a charity close to your heart.

Eating Contest

How many hot dogs can you get through in 5 minutes? Why not put on a charity eating contest and find out?

Costume Contest

Are you eager to break out that special outfit? Can’t wait to become your favourite super hero? Are you already dressed up with nowhere to go? You should hold a charity costume contest!

Skill Games

Who doesn’t like to hook the duck, shoot the target, score a goal or dunk a basketball; break some plates, pop some balloons or bob for apples? It gets even better when you get a prize for it. Skill games are a great way of fundraising for a good cause while having some good, competitive fun!


A carnival is a big undertaking, but once it’s up and running the fun (and fundraising) just keeps coming!

Puz Quiz

Do you go weak at the knees when you hear obscure trivia? You can raise loads of money for charity by holding a pub quiz, and show off your trivia talents at the same time.

Baked Bean Boots

It’s a classic fundraiser: Getting people to sponsor you to walk around all day in a pair of boots filled with baked beans. You may come out of it with orange feet and some very smelly baked beans, but you’ll also have boots full of money for your chosen charity. This is an ideal sponsored […]

Bad Hair Day

It’s everybody’s nightmare… but what if you were doing it for charity fundraising. Wouldn’t it be worth it? Get your school, workplace, friends or colleagues involved and have one big, bad hair day event. Accept donations to dare you to have the wackiest hair, or collect ongoing donations to keep it going over a number […]