Fundraising ideas

Looking for fundraising inspiration? Browse through our bright ideas and download handy tips and materials.

We've got everything you need to kick-start your fundraising.

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Top fundraising ideas 

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  • Rummage through your fancy dress cupboard and get in character! Hold a murder mystery party for you and your friends. Ask for donations and get guests to place bets on the murderer. 
  • Brave the shave!  Get sponsored to shave your head for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Remember to take before and after pictures. 
  • Organise a quiz for you and your friends! Check out our quiz night guide to help get you started. 
  • Come Dine with me! Take it in turns amongst you and your friends to host a dinner party. Get competitive and ask guests to pay what they think the meal was worth and see who raises the most. 
  • Rally up your friends and encourage them to get their glad rags on! Take a look at our top tips in our hand guide.

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Fundraise at work

  • Take a look at our fundraising work guide to help get you started!
  • Sign up for a run, cycle or trek with colleagues and create a bit of office competitiveness! 
  • Ask your boss to donate a day off of work for one lucky employee. Get colleagues to enter a raffle to be in with a chance of winning! 
  • Order a collection box for your reception desk. 
  • Organise a quiz for you and your colleagues and get your boss to be the quiz master! Check out our quiz night guide to help get you started.  
  • Dress down Friday! Ask colleagues to make a small donation to wear their own clothes. 
  • Get people to donate their services in lieu for sponsorship – you could even get your boss to be the tea lady for the day. 

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Fundraise at school

We have loads of great ideas to make fundraising at school fun and educational – visit our special schools pages to find out more! 

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