Want to do a fundraiser for the charity, but don’t know where to start? There are many ways to raise money and, if you need a little inspiration then take a look at our A-Z fundraising ideas. You can contact us to help and support the planning and development of your idea on 041 9805100 or email email@example.com
Arm wrestling contest
Auction / Auction of promises
Barbecue / Garden party
Boardgame / Puzzle marathon
Car boot sale
Caroling / Singing
Costume run / walk
Create and sell a CD
Cuppa & Cake Morning
Dances / Disco
Dress Down Day
Easter egg hunt
Egg & spoon race
Employer matched giving
Flower show / sale
Football match / 5-a-side football
Fortune telling / cookies
Front yard/Garage sale
Girls night in
Give it up
Grow a beard / hair
Guess the baby’s name
Guess the number of sweets in a jar
International cuisine dinner party
International evening / International day
It’s a knockout
Ireland got talent contest
Irish night / Day
Jailbreak travel contest
Jewellery making / selling
Ladies night / day
Learn a new skill day
Luncheon / Lunch
Make and sell greeting cards
Music and mulled wine evening
Name that tune
No smoking / drinking
New Year’s Eve dance / party
Office Collection Day / Office Fundraising
Oldies disco night
Open Garden / Day
Pancake race / Pancake Day / Shrove Tuesday
Pay day breakfast
Pop up shop
Recycle your fashion
Rock ‘n’ Roll
Running a Marathon
Update with a style swap sale
Uniform free day
Wine & cheese party
Write a book
Year to remember
Your own original fundraising idea
Make your event safe, legal and successful
Ensure you notify the charity in advance of your intent to fundraise.
Ensure you have the required permits, permission and, planning in place before embarking on your fundraising project/event.
Public raffles/lotteries must have a licence.
Apply to the District Court for the area in which the lottery will be held.
Street collection must have a Garda Permit and written permission from the charity.
Small Private Lotteries/raffles confined to employees of workplace or club, using cloakroom style tickets do not require a licence/permit.
Raffle tickets sold at a concert, show, jumble sale do not need a licence.
It is illegal for children under 14 years to take part in cash collections (Street & House to House Collections Act 1962)
Race or obstacle challenges must have required First Aid Personnel, Marshals and course design in place.
Details must be submitted to charity. Letter of identification will be issued to those collecting on behalf of the charity.
Why fundraise online?
It’s quick and simple to set up and manage.
It’s universal because your friends, family and colleagues can sponsor you from anywhere at any time.
It’s a real time-saver fundraising option because you don’t need to spend time collecting money.
You can use it as well as regular donation forms, giving your sponsors two ways to support you.
The funds raised go directly into the charity account, you are not responsible for handling cash.
Both you and the charity are notified of every transaction.
A monthly statement is issued to you and the charity.
If you'd like to apply to become a volunteer or if you have questions regarding fundraising, please drop us a line.
Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre