Did you know you can contribute 20 times more to charity as a fundraiser than as a single donor? The good news is that creating your own online fundraising project on GivenGain has never been easier. Now all you need is an exciting personal challenge to get people to give or join your fundraising project! We’ve put together some great online fundraising ideas to get you started.
Enter a sporting event
This works better than most fundraising ideas. Run, paddle, pedal or swim your way to fundraising fitness – there are so many local events to participate in to help you raise money! Ask friends, family and colleagues for sponsorships. Most people will support genuine effort.
Teach a class
Skilled in martial arts or abstract painting? Spare an hour of your time to share your knowledge for charity. Simply ask your lucky apprentices to donate to your online fundraising project to book a place!
Give it up
Be a quitter – launch a give-it-up fundraising campaign. Whether you take part in Stoptober, Dry January or just choose to go without your favourite treat for a bit, do it for charity by asking your friends and family to sponsor you.
Get your groove on for charity with a 24-hour dance-a-thon! Gather a group of willing participants to join you and appeal for donations from your friends, family and colleagues. Are you ready to dance the night away?
Organise a sports tournament
Bend it like Beckham and raise money with a 5-a-side football competition. If football isn’t your cup of tea, why not organise a golf tournament? Spread the word for spectators and ask for donations from everyone involved.
Brave the shave
Do something amazing by shaving your head and raising much-needed funds. Why not video the moment or stream it online? Making an impression for charity couldn’t be easier!
Good deeds for donations day
Set aside one day (or even week) where in exchange for donations you carry out donors’ requests. It’s always interesting to see what people come up with!
Hug a pug
Take your pet to work day, and ask for donations in return for a few minutes of play time and photos
An easy one to host, whether it’s in a pub, a village hall or at home. Ask groups for an entry fee and find your quiz questions online.
Warm up your vocal cords for a night of guaranteed fun. If you think you’ve got the X Factor, then why not take it to the next level and host a talent show!
Feeling inspired? Go to www.givengain.com, find a charity to support, click on ‘Start fundraising,’ and share your newly-created fundraiser online. The money you raise will help to make a difference, even if you don’t reach your fundraising target. Good luck!