Looking for ideas and inspiration for running a fundraiser?
Here is a list of some of the different kinds of fundraising events that you could organise.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Bad Hair Day
Bad Tie day
Car boot sale
Casual day at work/school
Children’s sports day
Christmas Day Swim
Coin collections – fill a container or cover a street for SVP
Community Clean up - could be sponsored by residents/businesses
Do door-to-door collections
Donations in lieu of presents
Duck Race - Sell numbered rubber ducks and race them down a stream.
Egg & Spoon Race
Embarrass the management/teacher
Exercise Bike Marathon - set a target distance and work in shifts
Fifty fifty raffle (half money goes to prize, other half to SVP.)
Five-a-Side Sporting Event
Girls V Boys Day / Event
Give up something for Lent and get it sponsored!
Guess the Height / Weight / Amount etc
Halloween fancy dress
Head and beard shaving
Hill Walking / Running
Indoor Football Tournament
Indoor Games Night
Inter School Debate
Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge
Litter Collection - sponsored per item/black sack
Local Pub Quiz
Marathon - get fit and run a marathon and get people/businesses to sponsor you
Matched giving from companies for employees
New Year’s Eve party
Night In - Donat the money you would have spent on a night out
No Vices for a day (smoking/chocolate etc.)
No uniform day
Odd Clothes Day
Oiche Gaelach - Irish Night (Can be done for any nationality)
Pave your street with coins
Personalised Items - Tshirts, Mugs etc.
Pram Race - do not include the babies!
Quiz Night - General Knowledge or themed
Role Reversal Day
Sponsored anything - cycle, walk, run, swim, silence etc
Street Collections - You will need a Garda permit
Unwanted Christmas Gifts Sale
Used Book Sale
Valentine’s Day event - Sell off dates with people
Variety Show (sketches, song, dance, readings)
World record beating attempt
Your own thing!
Zebra Party - Black and White Theme
Zzzzz – a sponsored sleep/stay awake