Fundraising tips and 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.

How you can help booklet can help you get started.

Be inspired

  • 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 ready-made GOSH Quiz to help get you started.

  • Come Dine with me! Take it in turns among 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. 

  • Get your glad rags on and raise money for a fantastic cause with our handy guide - How to organise a charity ball or dinner 

Fundraise at work

Ideas - work
  • Take a look at our Fundraising at Work guide to help you get 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. 

  • 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.  

Fundraise at school

Ideas - schools

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

Inspirational fundraisers

You can also find out about our inspirational supporters. Read Anna's fundraising story or Baldeep's fundraising story to find out how you can get involved.