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1 Daisy Brookman Community Development Manager Eastleigh Youth and Community Trust

2 Group Activity In small groups of 3 or 4 you will be given two letters from the alphabet. Your challenge is to come up with as many fundraising ideas as you can beginning with those letters. For example: A - Aerobic-a-thon, Auction, Art Exhibition, Abseil B - Bollywood Night, BBQ, Barn Dance, Beard Shaving

3 A – Z of Fundraising A Aerobic-a-thon, Auction, Art Exhibition, Abseil B Bollywood Night, Bar-B-Que, Barn Dance, Beard Shaving C Coffee Morning, Cake Sale, Car Boot Sale, Cycle-a-thon, Car Washing D Disco, Dinner Dance, Dance Marathon, Dog Walking E Egg & Spoon Race, Easter Egg Hunt, Exhibition, Ebay F Fairs/Fetes, Fancy Dress Party, Funday, Football Match, Fill Smartie Tubes with coins, Fun Run G Garden Party, Girl’s Night, Golf Day, Guess the Weight H Halloween Party, Head Shave, Hero/Heroine Party, Highland games I It’s a Knockout Competition, International Food Evening, J Jumble Sale, Jazz Night, Jewellery Party K Karaoke Competition, Knit-a-thon, Knockout Darts Competition, L Lucky Dip, Line Dancing, Luncheon, Loud Tie Day, Lotteries M Marathon Events, Masked Ball, Murder Mystery Night, Musical Evening N Non-uniform Day, New Year’s Eve Party, Name the Teddy O Office Collection Day, Odd Sock Day, Obstacle Race P Pool Competition, Plant Sale, Pub Games Evening, Pamper Event Q Quiz Night, Question of Sport Night R Races, Raffles, Read-a-thon, Race Night, Rugby Match S Swim-a-thon, Skydive, Strawberries & Cream Tea, Sponsored Events, T Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Toy Fair, Tea Party, Themed Events, Talent Competition, Treasure Hunt U Unwanted Gifts Sale, Underwear Out Day, University Challenge, (Down) Under Day V Valentine’s Day Party, Victorian Christmas Event, W Wine Tasting Evening, Walk, White Elephant Stall, Who’s That Baby, World Meal Night X Xmas Fair/Panto/Party, Xmas Card Donation Y Yacht Race, Yoga Marathon, Yes Day Z Zombie Party, Zany Dress Day, Zany Events Day

4 More fundraising ideas Display a collection pot Online Shopping The Great Big Small Charity Draw Online donation button Online donation webpage Supermarket token donations 50/50 Competition (Find the Winning Square)

5 The Law on lotteries There are two important issues for charities and organisations who are fundraising by lottery: The person managing the lottery must be a member or employee of the society/charity who the lottery is for. The person promoting the lottery must have written authorisation from the society/charity to act as the promoter. Lotteries and Amusement Act 1976

6 Four General Principles a) A legal principle underpinning fundraising is that all funds raised for a particular cause MUST be used for that particular cause. b) Fundraisers OUGHT NOT to denigrate other individuals or organisations. c) Organisations OUGHT NOT to exaggerate facts relating to the potential beneficiary. d) Organisations OUGHT NOT to take advantage of mistakes made by the donor.

7 Institute of Fundraising The IoF aims to support its members and the wider fundraising community by: Creating a better environment for fundraisers to raise money Increasing understanding of fundraising Enabling fundraisers to be the best they can be

8 Working with Volunteers Adopt a more flexible approach Ask people whether they want to stay in touch Take a joined up approach Consider shadowing Plan ahead Use online tools and technology Think about risk but be sensible

9 Where can I find volunteers? Your local volunteer centre Advertise on do-it.org Give a short presentation at your local college/uni/school Hold a stall at a careers event at college/uni/school Ask your local community centre or community association to put a listing in their newsletter Advertise on social media Put posters and flyers in local public places Flyer drop

10 What will you do? Think about and write down an action on your delegate postcards as a result of this workshop.

11 Questions? Please feel free to contact me Daisy Brookman


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