Fundraising Ideas

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Fundraising Ideas by Mind Map: Fundraising Ideas

1. 'marathon sessions' & competitions (ask for sponsorship/entry fee)

1.1. table tennis

1.2. reading

1.3. something fun!

1.3.1. trampolining

1.3.2. listen to the song 'all night long' all night long!

1.4. silence

1.5. Sports tournaments

1.5.1. town-wide football/cricket/rugby tournament (one team per church!)

1.6. Bake off

1.7. Art competition

1.8. Film-making competition

1.9. Prayerathon

1.10. Knitathon

2. Sales

2.1. Auctions of services & talents

2.2. Pop up shops in the centre

2.3. Plants

2.4. Baking

2.5. Second hand

2.6. Clothes

2.7. Bric a brac

2.8. Antiques

2.9. Home grown fruit & veg

2.10. Raffles

2.11. Tombolas

2.12. Books

3. Concerts & shows

3.1. Fashion show

3.1.1. Second hand

3.1.2. Recycled

3.1.3. Homemade

3.1.4. Avant garde

3.1.5. Fairtrade

3.1.6. Organic

3.2. Choirs

3.3. Schools

3.4. Bands

3.5. Battle of the bands/choirs!

3.6. Play/panto

3.7. Musical eveneings

3.8. Film screenings

3.9. 'singalong' musical screenings

3.10. Dance

3.11. Opera

3.12. New compositions competition

3.13. Group theatre trips

3.14. Comedy

4. Food & drink

4.1. Coffee mornings/ food & drink raising money alongside other events

4.1.1. marathons

4.1.2. church meetings & events

4.2. Big Brekkie

4.3. Suppers

4.3.1. Safari supper

4.3.2. Themed suppers

4.3.3. Potluck suppers

4.4. Food relating to focus country e.g. West African food

4.5. Sunday lunches

4.6. Black tie dinners

4.7. Soup lunches

4.8. Ploughman's lunches

4.9. 'Curry & Jazz night'

4.10. Cocktail nights

4.11. Produce/ homemade products competition

4.12. Afternoon Tea at a smart location

4.13. Picnics

5. Sponsored events

5.1. 'Wheelathon' sponsored race using any wheels

5.2. Walks

5.3. Hikes

5.4. Cycles

5.5. Runs

5.6. Sports matches

5.7. Go-karts

5.8. New Year's Day swim

5.9. Watersports (canoe, boat race?)

5.10. Activities conducted by people in the CA Week stories

5.10.1. Carrying wood

5.10.2. Making food from scratch

6. Giving up things

6.1. swearing

6.2. smoking

6.3. drinking

7. 'Twists'

7.1. local group involvement

7.1.1. cultural churches like Korean church

7.1.2. Children's groups

7.1.3. Uniformed organisations

7.1.4. Rotary clubs

7.2. local business involvement

7.2.1. Vegan shop

7.2.2. Vegetarian/organic products

7.3. Cultural twists

7.4. Get youth & schools involved

7.5. Ask local businesses to sponsor

8. 'Hooks' to get people through the door

8.1. Fun activities

8.2. something unusual/different

8.3. themed events

8.4. something silly/funny

8.5. Something (small) for free

8.6. Is there something your community lacks? E.g. a fair that was once popular? A daycare facility for the summer holidays?

8.7. An activity relating to the culture of the appeal focus country/ a CA focus country

8.7.1. Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

8.7.2. Indian Classical Dance

8.7.3. Latin American Music

8.8. Link in with local work to present a 'Local and Global face'

8.8.1. Harvest service asking for donations for a foodbank and money for CA

8.8.2. Sponsored to serve at soup kitchen

9. Quizzes

9.1. At other events

9.2. Pub quiz night

9.3. Puzzles/board-games events

10. Taking things up

10.1. Daily Bible reading

10.2. Fill a free smarties tube with pound coins and return

11. Collections

11.1. Supermarkets

11.2. Stations

11.3. Shops

11.4. School no-uniform days

11.5. church collections

11.6. In the street bucket collections

11.7. Hospitals

12. Large events

12.1. Fairs

12.2. Film festivals

12.3. music festivals

12.4. Dances/ceilidhs

12.5. Piggy back on / get involved with existing events

12.6. Autumn fairs

12.7. Xmas

12.7.1. Fairs

12.7.2. Carols

12.7.3. Wassail

12.7.4. Xmas tree festivals

13. Exhibitions

13.1. CA exhibition resources

13.2. Art

13.3. Photography

13.4. Art trails

13.5. Awareness raising exhibitions

13.6. Stories & storytelling