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Tips and Ideas for your fundraiser

Fundraising and Events » Hold Your Own Fundraiser » Tips and Ideas for your fundraiser

Tips and Ideas for your fundraiser

There are lots of exciting and original ways to raise funds, here is our A-Z of Fundraising list to help you get started!

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Auction Ask local businesses or friends to donate unwanted gifts and hold your own auction
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Band Night Get a local band to play and charge people an entry fee
BBQ Hold a sausage sizzle.  Bunnings allow community groups to use their facilities for this purpose
Bingo Night An oldie but a goodie
Book Sale Collect old books from everyone you know and sell them
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Car Wash Get your friends together and have a fun day washing cars
Casual Day Ask people at wok or school to make a donation in exchange for wearing casual clothing
Collection Boxes Great for the workplace, reception or workshop.  Cancer Council can provide these for you
Competitions Be creative with fun competitions at home, office or school eg.  Who can throw a gold coin closest to the prize
Crafts If you have a talent, make something and sell it to others eg. handbags, necklaces, jams or pickles.
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Dinner Party Ask your friends or family to come over for dinner and charge $20 per head
Dollar for Dollar Ask your boss to match the amount you raise
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Exhibitions Display your art or craft.  Charge an admission fee
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Fancy Dress Get everyone to dress up in fancy dress.  Award prizes and collect donations
Fashion Parade  
Fun Run Join in a fun run and ask your friends and family to sponsor you
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Garage Sale Collect unwanted clothes and other items and sell them in a garage or boot sale
Guessing Competition 'Guess' how many lollies in the jar
Games Night Card games and board games
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Head Shave Get sponsored to shave your
Hire Services Hire out what you do best; mow lawns, handy man, massage, beauty services
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Karaoke Night  
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Melbourne Cup Day  
Movie Night  
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Open Garden Green thumbs can invite people to visit their garden and charge an admission fee.  Why not sell some plants as well?
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Raffle Ask a local business to donate a prize and hold your own raffle
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Slave For A Day Sell a high profile person in your organisation, give them tasks for a day eg. making coffee, answering telephones
Sports Day Golf Tournaments/Tennis Round Robin/Bowls Day
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Talent Quest Get your friends together and ask people to prepare and perform a talent
Trivia Night A great social gathering with facts and figures
Treasure Hunt Place prizes around your home or local park and charge an admission fee to play
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Waxing Boys Get your sports team involved and get sponsored to wax your legs or chest
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