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Charity fundraising ideas

Thinking of doing some charity fundraising and need some ideas? Below, we list charity fundraising ideas for schools, charity fundraising ideas for work and charity fundraising ideas for individuals.

Save The Children has been helping to protect children from harm and help them to get the best start in life for over 100 years. Over that time we have grown to be a global organisation helping children and their families in over 117 countries around the world. Over 70% of funds we receive go directly to program expenditure and we have measures in place to make sure we are always accountable so we can help as many children as possible. Here are charity fundraising ideas ideal for individuals, schools and your workplace.

Charity Fundraising Ideas For Schools

There are plenty of options if you are looking for charity fundraising ideas for schools.
You can come up with some fun, original charity fundraising ideas that can involve everyone - students, teachers and parents. Fun charity fundraising ideas for schools include:

  • Holding a music concert or talent show

  • Sports events like a fun run

  • Fairs & fetes

  • Car or dog washes

  • Auctions

  • Bake sales

  • Ask people to donate items and have a sale to raise funds

  • Dance-a-thon, skip-a-thons, spell-a-thons …

  • Dress-up day

  • Trivia night

  • Coupon books

So many fun charity fundraising ideas for schools! Get planning today!

Charity Fundraising Ideas For Work

Charity fundraising ideas for work can include some fantastic opportunities for team building and supporting a worthy cause at the same time. Charity fundraising ideas for work could include:

  • Trivia or quiz night

  • Silent auctions

  • An event like a ball or charity night

  • Competition or team building challenge

  • Casual or fancy dress day

  • Placing ‘coin’ jars’ in the office

  • Get a team together and participate in a state event like a fun run or City2Surf 

  • Activity marathon

  • Company car wash

  • Guess the sweets jar

  • Sweepstake for a sports event

  • Raffle

  • Including donation links in your email signature

Get the team together and come up with charity fundraising ideas that are fun and get everyone working together or you can talk to us about how your company or organisation can partner with us too.

Charity Fundraising Ideas For Individuals

Along with some of the ideas above, other charity fundraising ideas for individuals can include:

In addition to charity fundraising ideas, there are many other ways you can get involved and support us in improving the lives of children. Join a local members branch, become an advocate or volunteer & support our op shops.

Start Fundraising For Charity Today

Start raising funds for charity today, you can make a single donation of the funds raised or set up monthly donations. Funds raised through your school or workplace can be sent to us by cheque or money order made out to Save the Children Australia and addressed to:

Community Fundraising
Save the Children Australia
33 Lincoln Square South
Carlton VIC 3053

Please include a note telling us about your fundraising activity, who was involved, a contact person and the name of the school or workplace, so that we can arrange a certificate of appreciation to be sent.

Contact us if you would like more ideas on how to raise funds for our charity.

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