Alphabet of fundraising ideas

Fundraising ideas for the whole family. Listed in alphabetical order, here are some creative ideas for school fundraising, online fundraising, team fundraising, plus many more…

Want to help fundraise for K-CV or have additional ideas we could include?  Contact us here: ambassador@kenya-childvision.org

A

Auction

Auction off various items or services, a portion of sales goes to the charity

Arts and Crafts Sale

Host and arts and crafts sale, exhibitors agree to donation a portion of sales to charity

Aerobics Class

Host aerobics classes at lunch, the fee of the class goes to charity

Amazing Race

City/neighborhood race using a map and compass to navigate between checkpoints along an unfamiliar course.

Air Conditioner

How much does it cost to run the air conditioner in your office? Could you go a day, a week, a month without air conditioning and donate the money you saved to charity?

B

Baseball

Host a baseball tournament, attend a local game, host a managers vs. employees game

Basketball

Host a tournament, attend a local game, host a managers vs. employees game

Bowling Night

Hold a bowling night, portion of ticket sales goes to charity

Bottle Drive

Collect used bottles and donate the refund to charity

Badminton Tournament

Host a round robin tournament for staff, suppliers everyone donates to participate

Bake Sale

Not much explanation needed

Bad Tie Day

Pay two dollars to enter, employee with the worst tie wins half the port the other half goes to charity

Barbeque

Pick a nice day and have a barbeque for employees, portion of tickets goes to charity

Bingo or Themed Bingo

Not much explanation needed

Beer Festival

Sample local or rare beers, ticket sales cover the cost of the event and support the charity. Drink responsibly

Boat Cruise

A portion of ticket sales goes to charity

Buy a day

Want an extra long weekend. Pay to leave early or take the whole day. Proceeds go to charity

C

Cake Decorating Competition and Sale

The best cake wins, portion of sales goes to charity and winner

 

Cocktail Party

Host a cocktail party after work, serve drinks that traditional in different parts of the work

Coffee Pool

Buy into an office coffee pool, portion of your daily coffee goes to charity

Comedy Night

Host an evening at a local comedy club, portion of ticket sales goes to charity

Concert

Host a concert featuring local bands, ticket sales go to charity

Craft Sale

Not much explanation needed

Costume Contest

Is it Halloween or Carnival? Who has the best costume?

Chocolate Sale

Sell chocolates at the office to raise funds for charity

Cycling Event

Ride for charity, sponsor a employees for a local ride or host your own

D

 
 
 

Darts Tournament

Host dart tournament for staff, suppliers everyone donates to participate

E

Easter Egg Hunt

Hide Easter eggs and prizes around the office to participate you have to donate to charity

Email Signature

Include a message about K-CV in your email signature

Employee Challenge

Challenge employees to reach a work related target the reward is a donation to charity

Electricity Outage

How much does it cost to keep the lights on in your office in the evening? Could you reduce energy consumption and donation the saved money to charity?

 

F

Fairtrade Showcase

Bring vendors in to showcase their fairtrade products. A portion of sales goes to charity

 

Fairtrade Fashion Show

Bring vendors in to showcase their fairtrade products. A portion of sales goes to charity

Football Tournament

Host a round robin tournament for staff, suppliers everyone donates to participate

Funny Hat Day

Best hat wins and splits the money with charity

Foreign Currency Drive

Ever return from a trip with lots of foreign change donate it to charity

Flower Sale

A portion of sales goes to charity. Good event for mother’s day and valentine’s day

G

Garage Sale

A portion of sales goes to charity.

Gift Card Giveaway

Buy tickets for a chance to win a gift card to your favorite store, portion of ticket sales go to charity

Garden Party

A portion of ticket sales goes to charity

Golf Tournament

A portion of sales goes to charity

Gala

Host a charity gala for employees, suppliers, etc… Ticket sales go to charity

 
 

Getaway Giveaway

The employee who raises the most for charity wins a trip

H

Holiday Party

Host a party for employees around the holidays, a portion of ticket sales goes to charity

Halloween Party

Another excuse to dress up and party. Charge entrance fees and raise money trick or treating.

Head or Beard Shave

Managers shave their head or beards for charity

Hockey Tournament

Host a round robin tournament for staff, suppliers everyone donates to participate

Hawaiian Shirt Day

The employee with the tackiest shirt wins half the prize money the rest goes to charity

I

International Women’s Day Event

Recognize the day and funds donated to charity will help support girls and women in need

International Children’s Day

Recognize the day and funds donated to charity will help children in need

Ice Cream Fridays

Portion of sales goes to charity

In Memoriam Gifts

Make a donation to remember someone important within the company

J

Jewelry Sale

Sell gently used jewelry, portion of sales goes to charity

Jersey Day

Donate to wear your teams colors to work

Jingle all the way

Decorate your cubical for the holidays, awards for the best and worst decorations

K

Knitting Workshop

Host a knitting workshop during lunch or after work. Portion of workshop fee goes to charity.

L

Lunch and Learn

Host a lunch and learn on a wide variety of topics ranging from poverty to K-CV Villages.

 

Lunch Money

Donate your lunch money to charity

Lego Competition

Miss playing with toys? Team up with your kids to build the best Lego project

M

Marathon or Half-marathon

Sponsor employees to run in a local run for K-CV or host your own event

Mini-Olympics

Invite everyone you know to compete in traditional & silly sports. Charge entry.

N

New Year’s Party

Host a New Year’s Party, ticket sales go to charity

O

Over and Above

Reward employees that go over and above the call of duty, make a donation in their name

Office Sports Pool

Organize a NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA, or MLB pool, half the prize money goes to the winner the other half to charity

Open House

If a tour of your company would be of interest to the local community, hold an open house and ask for small donations to charity

Office Competition

Which office can raise the most?

P

Paint ball

Hold a paint ball tournament, the staff team the wins gets a prize

Photography Sale

Any artists in the office have them donate some of their favorite prints and sell them for charity

Plant Sale

Its spring time! Bring in a vendor to sell potted plants

Pub Crawl

Not much explanation needed

Picnic

Pick a nice day and have a barbeque for employees, portion of tickets goes to charity

Poker Tournament

Not much explanation needed

Q

Quizzes

Not much explanation needed

R

Refreshment Cart

Sell light refreshments on Friday afternoons, portion of sales goes to charity

Royal Treatment

Buy tickets to win a spa day

Raffle

Organize an office raffle, get the prizes donated and all ticket sales can go to charity

Recipe Book

Publish favourite recipes from local restaurants and chefs.

S

Sports Day

Host a sports day for employees,

Spelling Bee

Not much explanation needed

T

Treasure Hunt

Search the office of prizes, donate to enter

Twenty Four Hour Famine

Get sponsored to go 24 hours without food

Tug of War

A competition between employee groups. Winning group takes half the prize money the other half goes to charity

Themed Lunch

Host a lunch the features food from the region you company supports

U

Used Things Sale

Books, Movies, Video Games, Board Games, Etc…

V

Volleyball Tournament

Host a round robin tournament for staff, suppliers everyone donates to participate

Vacation Giveaway

The employee who raises the most wins a weekend getaway

W

Walk for Children

Not much explanation needed

Wine Tasting

Not much explanation needed

Y

Yoga classes

Donate to participate

Z

Zumba Fitness Class

Donate to participate