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A-Z fundraising ideas to help your School, Club, charity or charity shop raise money

A

Abseiling

Aerobathon (sponsored per minute or charge those taking part)

Adult Spelling Bee

Angel Tree (mainly around Christmas where sponsored lights can be placed on the

tree)

Antique Fairs

Art Exhibitions

Astrology Evenings

Athletic meetings

Auctions

B

Baby-sitting

Bad Hair Day

Bad Tie day

Bag Packing

Bake sale

Baked beans bath

Balloon race

Barbeque

Barn Dance

Bazaar

BBQ

Beard Shaving

Bed push

Bike tours

Bingo

Blind Auction

Blind Date

Bob a job

Book and Jumble Sale

Book sale

Breakfast event

Bridge drive

Bring and buy sale

Bungee Jumping

C

Cake sale

Car boot sale

Car cleaning

Car rally

Car Wash (suitable for all ages)

Carol Singing

Casino night

Casual day at work/school

Cheaters Spelling bee (buy your way out of spelling the difficult ones and stay in)

Children's sports day

Chicken plunge (sea side fun swim during winter months)

Christmas Day Swim

Church Collection

Church gate Collection

Cinema charity screening

Coffee mornings

Coin chain

Coin collections

Coins (fill a smartie tube/jar with coins)

Comedy Night - www.laughterlounge.ie

Concert

Cow Pat Lottery

Crazy Hat day

Cuffing Contest

D

Dance

Dance-a-thon

Darts Tournament

Dinner Dance / Party

Disco

Do door-to-door collections - we can supply you with all you need!

Dog show

Dog Walking

Donations in lieu of presents

Donkey Derby

Drama

Dress down day at work

Duck race

E

Eating Competition (Eg. Doughnut eating competition)

Easter bonnet competition

Easter egg hunt

Egg & Spoon Race

Embarrass the boss/teacher

Embarrass the Management/Teaching Staff

Exercise Bike Marathon (complete 'shifts' over a set period)

Exhibitions

Expeditions

F

Face Painting

Fancy dress ball / competition

Fashion show

Fasting's

Festivals

Film show

Firm wide raffles, auctions and collections

Fishing Competition

Five-a-Side

Flower show

Sheep Flocking

Food Fight

Football Match

Football tournament

Fortune telling

Fun run

G

Gala evening

Garden party

Gigs

Girls V Boys Day / Event

Give up something for Lent and get it sponsored!

Golf classic

Golf Day (invite local firms to organise teams)

Golf tournament

Good as new sale

Gourmet Raffle

Greyhound meeting

Guess the amount of sweets in a jar

Guess the Height / Weight / Amount...

Gymkhana

H

Halloween fancy dress party

Halloween party

Head and beard shaving

Head Shave

Hill Walking / Running

Honey Do Fundsforclubs (a lottery where the winners get a team of workers for a day

to do DIY Jobs)

Hopscotch

Horse Race

Horticultural Exhibition (charge and admission or sell plants)

Human Chain

Hurling Solo Run

I

Individual Gifts

Indoor Games Night (board games, skittles, cards)

Inter-departmental quiz in your workplace

Irish Coffee Morning

J

Jamboree

James Bond event

Jelly Eating Challenge

Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge

Joke Competition

Juggling Challenge

Jumble sale

K

Karaoke Evening (ask a local pub to host a karaoke night for you and charge entry)

Karate Event

Kite Flying

Knit In

Knitting Challenge

Knitting Sprint (knit for an hour - provide regulation wool and needles!)

Knobbly Knees Challenge

Kris Kindle

L

Lawn mowing

Leg Waxing (good for the men!)

Line Dancing

Litter Collection (sponsored per item/black sack)

Little Italy party

Local Pub Quiz

Lottery

Lunch runs at the office

Luncheons

Lunch-time event

M

Magic Show

Marathon (get fit and run a marathon, get people to sponsor/guess your time!)

Marathons / Mini Marathon

Masque Ball

Matched giving from companies for employee fundraising

Mountain climbing

Mums Run (ask your local school to help)

Murder mystery evening

Music recital

Musical Chairs

N

New Year's Eve party

Night In (stay in on Saturday night with your friends and donate the money you

save)

No Smoking Day

No Smoking/No Chocolate Day (give up your vices for charity)

No uniform day

No Talent Contest

O

Obstacle Course

Odd One Out

Oiche Gaelach

Old Time Dance (sponsored per dance)

Open Gardens - garden parties around your neighbourhood

P

Pancake breakfast

Panto

Parachute Jumps

Pave your street with coins for Trocaire

Payroll deduction

Penalty Shoot-out

Pet show

Petrol Station Attendant

Pie Eating Competition

Pillow Fight

Pizza party

Plant sales

Poetry Competition

Pool Competition

Potty Protection Insurance

Poker Run (Motorbike run)

Pram Race (babies not included!)

Q

Quiz Night (general knowledge table quiz or themed quiz e.g. music/tv)

R

Race Night (horse/greyhound racing)

Radio Controlled Car Race

Raffle

Rag weeks

Rent a handyman

Read-a-thon

Role Reversal Day

S

Scrabble Tournaments (pay to play or sponsor points)

Shave - a - Thon

Shoe Shining

Shower with Flowers

Sleep-out

Sponsored Bag-Pack

Sponsored bike ride for young and old

Sponsored Cycle / Walk / Run / Slim / Silence / ANYTHING!

Sponsored Dart Match

Sponsored Dog Walk

Sponsored Events, e.g. slimming

Sponsored silence

Sports day

Spot the baby photo competition

Street Collections (Don't forget - you will need a Garda permit)

Street party

Sticky Fly

Supermarket Bag Packing

Swear box

Sweepstakes

Swimathon

Swimming gala

T

Talent competition

Talks and demonstrations - e.g. book readings, cookery demonstrations

Tea party

Teacher torture

Teddy bear's picnic for children

Tennis tournament

Theatre Premiere or Gala Evening

Theme evening

Themed event based on particular countries/cultures

Three-legged Race

Tombola

Treasure Hunt (sponsored/ask local firms to donate prizes)

Treks

Tug-o-war

U

Unwanted Christmas presents sale

Unwanted Gifts Sale

Used Book Sale (bestsellers at bargain prices)

V

Valentine's Day event

Valet Services

Variety Show (sketches, song, dance, readings)

Vegetable sale

Veteran car rally

W

Walks

Weigh-a-thons

Welly-Throwing Contest (sell your tickets or ask for donations at the end)

Who wants to be a millionaire

Wheelbarrow Race

Window cleaning

Wine & cheese party

Wine and chocolate night

Wine tasting

World record breaking attempt

X

Xmas Pantomime

Xylophone Concert (?!!)

Y

Yacht Race

Yard Cleaning

Yodelling Competition

Yoga Demonstration

Your own thing!

Z

Zany Ideas

Zodiac Readings

Zzzzz - a sponsored sleep in or even stay-awake!

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