Top 100 Fundraising Ideas

Everyone needs inspiration when trying to achieve a fundraising target. Here are our top 100 fundraising ideas that you can fit into your everyday life. It’s time to discover all of those skills you didn’t realise you possessed. Become a TV games show host, a chef, a party organiser and do it all in the name of Charity!

To make this easier for you, we've broken down our top 100 fundraising ideas by type of fundraiser. Fundraising is so much easier when you do something that interests you, so be honest with yourself, plan ahead and just crack on.

Fundraising Ideas Type of fundraiser Easiness Rating Fundraising Target Time Scale
Match Giving Cyber Fundraiser Super easy £150 Less than 1 hour
Gift Aid Cyber Fundraiser Super easy £150 Less than 1 hour
Text Giving Cyber Fundraiser Challenging £250 A few hours
Easy Fundraising Cyber Fundraiser Easy £250 A few hours
Give as you earn Cyber Fundraiser Easy £50 Less than 1 hour
Shopping packing Shopaholic Super easy £50 One day
Shopping bag carrying Shopaholic Easy £50 One day
Birthday and Christmas card sales Shopaholic Challenging £100 A few days
Charity Flyers Shopaholic Challenging £100 A few days
Charity stickers & collection tins Shopaholic Tough £50 One Month
Bungee jump Adrenalin Junky Easy £250 One day
Skydive Adrenalin Junky Easy £500 One Month
Abseil Adrenalin Junky Easy £100 One day
White water rafting Adrenalin Junky Easy £250 Two weeks
Paint balling Adrenalin Junky Easy £150 Two weeks
Tea and coffee Mornings Socialite Super easy £50 A few hours
Charity lunch or dinner Socialite Challenging £100 Two weeks
Charity Pub golf Socialite Easy £100 One Month
Swishing Socialite Easy £150 One Month
Slave Auctions Socialite Challenging £250 One Month
Facebook Social Media Super easy £50 Less than 1 hour
eBay Social Media Easy £50 A few hours
Online Giving Social Media Easy £50 Less than 1 hour
Twitter Social Media Super easy £25 One hour
Pinterest Social Media Super easy £25 One hour
Karaoke nights Entertainer Challenging £50 One Week
Talent contests Entertainer Tough £500 One Month
Speed dating Entertainer Challenging £150 One Month
Pub Quiz Entertainer Easy £50 Two weeks
Stand up comedy Entertainer Challenging £250 One Month
Dress down day Workaholic Easy £150 One Week
Fancy dress day Workaholic Super easy £250 Two weeks
Get the boss on side Workaholic Easy £250 Two weeks
Weekly donations Workaholic Challenging £150 One Month
Lunch or breakfast collection Workaholic Easy £25 Two weeks
Golf challenge Sports Mad Challenging £500 One Month
Team activities Sports Mad Challenging £250 One Month
Run or cycle to and from work Sports Mad Easy £250 One Month
Sponsored individual challenges Sports Mad Challenging £150 One Month
10 pin bowling for charity Sports Mad Easy £150 One Week
Cycling & running races at the gym Fitness Fanatic Challenging £100 One Month
Weight loss competition Fitness Fanatic Challenging £150 One Month
Fitness sessions Fitness Fanatic Challenging £25 Two weeks
Netball tournament Fitness Fanatic Challenging £250 One Month
5-aside football tournament Fitness Fanatic Challenging £500 One Month
Car boot sales Car Enthusiast Easy £100 A few hours
Car cleaning services Car Enthusiast Easy £50 One hour
Taxi service Car Enthusiast Easy £250 One Week
F1 charity game Car Enthusiast Easy £150 One Month
Give a car Car Enthusiast Tough £500 One Month
Dog walking for charity Animal Lover Super easy £25 One hour
Dog or cat sitting for charity Animal Lover Super Easy £25 A few hours
Animal washing and grooming Animal Lover Easy £50 A few hours
Animal training for charity Animal Lover Challenging £25 One hour
Animal racing Animal Lover Easy £50 One hour
No school uniform day Student Easy £250 One day
Wear a colour to school day Student Easy £150 One day
Variety shows Student Tough £150 A few hours
Teacher challenges Student Challenging £25 One hour
School Disco Student Challenging £150 A few hours
Give up alcohol Habitual Super easy £100 One Month
Give up smoking Habitual Challenging £150 One Month
Give up your favourite hobby Habitual Super easy £100 One Month
Give up your voice Habitual Super easy £50 Two weeks
Make your own lunch Habitual Super easy £25 Two weeks
Guess the babies weight Parents Super easy £25 Less than 1 hour
Organise a child and parent activity day Parents Easy £50 Less than 1 hour
Baby sit your friends children Parents Easy £25 Less than 1 hour
Guess the baby photo competition Parents Easy £50 Less than 1 hour
Coffee morning with babysitting help Parents Easy £25 Less than 1 hour
Mini music festival Muscial Tough £500 One Month
Busking Muscial Easy £100 One day
Music practice Muscial Super easy £25 One hour
Battle of the bands Muscial Tough £250 One Month
Jam nights Muscial Easy £100 A few days
Carol singing Seasonal Fundraiser Easy £100 One Week
Easter egg hunt Seasonal Fundraiser Easy £50 One day
Bonfire night party Seasonal Fundraiser Tough £500 One Month
Valentine’s day singles party Seasonal Fundraiser Challenging £250 A few days
Pancake day sale Seasonal Fundraiser Easy £25 One hour
Cake bake Homebody Easy £100 One Week
Recycling for charity Homebody Super easy £250 One Month
Host themed parties Homebody Challenging £150 Two weeks
Cheese and Wine nights Homebody Easy £100 A few days
Sell flowers from your garden Homebody Easy £25 One Week
Come dine with me for charity Creative Easy £250 One Week
Sponsored betting Creative Easy £250 A few days
Man v Food Creative Easy £100 One Week
Break a world record Creative Tough £500 One Month
Make something and sell it for charity Creative Easy £100 Two weeks
Shave your hair Hairy Super easy £150 One Week
Dye your hair Hairy Super easy £50 Two weeks
Grow bizarre facial hair Hairy Challenging £100 One Month
Wax your chest Hairy Super easy £100 A few days
Remove all of your body hair Hairy Easy £250 A few days
Raffles Competitive Challenging £100 Two weeks
Guessing games- coins in the jar Competitive Super easy £100 One day
Pub Olympics Competitive Challenging £100 Two weeks
Treasure Hunts Competitive Easy £150 A few days
Computer games evenings Competitive Super easy £25 One Week

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