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Fundraiser idea list: Events

What are your go-to-events for raising money? Well, my personal favorite is “Pie in the face!” Here is a growing list of event ideas. Let us know what you think and comment on this post. Tell us what works!

Auctions and Pledges
• Dinner with a Dessert auction
• Auction your skills and services
• Fasting by meal or day
• Pie in the face (pledge to throw a pie in someone’s face)
• Dunk tank (pledge to see a person volunteer)
• Pink flamingos in the yard (donate to remove the flamingos)
• Loose change collection

Shows
• Talent show
• Donated Performances (get professionals to donate)
• Join the Audience (TV shows pay for attendance)
• Movie night
• Interactive dinner theatre
• Princess Night for girls (dress-up)

Meals
• Dinners (with speakers like the President of USA)
• Mother Daughter Tea
• Luncheons (with performances)
• International Meals (pick a country)
• Coffee house
• 50s Attire drive-in meal
• Mother’s Day Brunch
• Valentine’s Sweetheart Meal
• Hay Ride with cider and country foods
• Western Theme Meal

Competitions
• Chili cook-off
• Dance Marathon
• Tournaments (any sport; golf, basketball, etc.)
• Races (run; bike; swim etc.)
• Bible Trivia Night
• Football Rivalry (any sport, challenge a rival)
• Dunk tank (pay to throw the ball)
• Raffles

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Fundraiser idea list: services offered

Rent yourself out for a day of hard labor? Well, we are on a hunt for a master list of ideas that might work without injury or bodily harm to your team members! Here is a growing list of service related fundraiser ideas. We’ve broken the list into group or individual projects.

Let us know what you think and comment on this post. Tell us what works!

Individual: Around Someone’s House
• lawn mowing
• weed pulling/spraying/killing
• flowerbeds for summer
• window washing
• driveway stain/oil removal
• yard sale helper
• trash cleanup
• metal collection
• old electronics collection
• baby sitting
• provide meals to seniors
• interior cleaning
• exterior cleaning
• garage cleanup
• walk the dog
• dog and cat care

Group: Around Someone’s House
• paint the exterior
• paint the interior
• moving services
• trash cleanup
• yard work
• flowerbeds for summer
• interior cleaning
• exterior cleaning
• garage cleanup

Collecting the money
• pledges (ie. per bag of trash)
• auction a worker
• pay by the hour
• pay by the project
• donations
• dollar “matching” donations

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Funding web sites

Personal Fundraising Websites (or crowd funding) can appear to work really well! We don’t endorse any particular one, and offer the links below to save you some time on your own google searching efforts. If you’ve used one of the sites below, let us know what you think and comment on this post.

gofundme.com

www.indiegogo.com

www.giveforward.com

www.kickstarter.com

www.rockethub.com

www.FundRazr.com

www.gogetfunding.com

www.crowdfunder.com

www.startsomegood.com