Idea to raise money:

Get active

Challenge yourself with any activity and raise money at the same time. You can create your own online giving page to raise awareness e.g. givealittle.co.nz. Here are some things people might like to sponsor you for:

  • Bungee jump
  • Skydive
  • Abseil
  • White water rafting
  • Paintballing
  • Walk or run
  • Training
  • Fitness sessions
  • Golf challenge
  • Team activities
  • Run / cycle to and from work

If you’re looking for something with a little more pizazz, check out our A-Z list of fundraising ideas to get your creativity flowing!

A - G Fundraising Ideas

A

  • Aerobics-athon
  • Art Auction and/or exhibition
  • Arts & Crafts Fair

B

  • Bad hair day
  • Bad tie day
  • Bag packing at your local supermarket
  • Birthday & Christmas card sale

C

  • Cake sale
  • Car wash
  • Challenge a teach to shave for a good cause
  • Charity lunch or dinner
  • Charity pub golf
  • Chocolate ban
  • Computer game evening
  • Create your own cook book and sell it
  • Create your own cinema and hold a film night for family and friends with an entry fee
  • Create crafty calendars for sale
  • Cross country bucket run

D

  • Dance-athon
  • Disco
  • Donut sale
  • Dress down day
  • Dye your hair

E

  • Egg & spoon race
  • Enterprise days

F

  • Face painting
  • Fairtrade stalls
  • Fancy dress day
  • Fashion show
  • Film night
  • Fun run

G

  • Gala dinner
  • Games night
  • Guess the weight (cake, teddy)
  • Guess the number
  • Green day

H - P Fundraising Ideas

H

  • Hair braiding, beading & plaiting
  • How long can you go without…
  • Hula hoop contest

I

  • Indoor games
  • International cooking contest
  • International evening

J

  • Jelly races
  • Jewellery making/selling
  • Jigsaw marathon
  • Jumble sales

  • Karaoke night
  • Kite flying
  • Knitting competition

L

  • Leapfrog
  • Line dancing
  • Litter picking
  • Loud tie day

M

  • Magic show
  • Matched giving
  • Mini olympics
  • Monthly donations of your salary
  • Musical evening

N

  • Name the teddy
  • Nature trail
  • Nearly new sale
  • Netball tournament

O

  • Obstacle course day
  • Odd clothes day
  • odd job day
  • Offer your ironing skills

P

  • Pancake race
  • Penalty shoot out
  • Photo competitions
  • Plant sale
  • Poetry reading

Q - Z Fundraising Ideas

Q

  • Quiz Night

R

  • Raffles
  • Read-athon
  • Recipe Swap
  • Relays
  • Rugby match

S

  • Salsa dancing
  • Sausage sizzle
  • School disco
  • Scrabble contest
  • Shoe shine
  • Soak the teacher
  • Spell-athon
  • Swim-athon

T

  • Talent contest
  • Tea & coffee morning
  • Teddy bear’s picnic
  • Three legged race
  • Treasure Hunt

U

  • Uniform free day

V

  • Volley ball competition

W

  • Walk-athon
  • Word search competition

X

  • X-Factor competition

  • Yodeling competition
  • Yo-Yo competition

Z

  • Zoo Quiz