250+ Fundraising Ideas for Your Charity, Society, School and PTA: Practical and Simple Money Making Ideas for Anyone Raising Funds for Charities, Hospices, Societies, Clubs and Schools

250+ Fundraising Ideas for Your Charity, Society, School and PTA: Practical and Simple Money Making Ideas for Anyone Raising Funds for Charities, Hospices, Societies, Clubs and Schools

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By (author) Paige Robinson

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  • Publisher: Nell James Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 140 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 203mm x 8mm | 118g
  • Publication date: 14 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Chorley
  • ISBN 10: 0956702406
  • ISBN 13: 9780956702401
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 150,379

Product description

Containing over 250 practical and effective fundraising ideas, this is an essential book for anyone raising money for charities, hospices, societies, churches, clubs, as well as schools and their PTA. From the sublime (a sponsored blindfold) to the ridiculous (a baked bean welly race), there is something for every fundraiser in this book. Covering sponsorship ideas, raffles and lotteries, collections and donations, games and activities, things to sell as well as providing many different events and themes you can organise, this indispensible guide also looks at how to use outside businesses effectively as well as social networking sites and the internet. In addition to all this, it provides a diary of national days, international awareness days and important historical anniversaries, so you can link your fundraising to national and international activities for maximum publicity. All royalties from the sale of this book are donated to the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) www.nspcc.org.uk

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Paige Robinson is an avid fundraiser for her children's primary school, local hospice and national charities. In this highly useful paperback, Paige has collected over 250 ideas, themes and tips in one affordable book that not only raises money for a national children's charity but will also inspire other fundraisers with their money raising activities.

Customer reviews

By Debbie Winters 04 Mar 2011 5

Thoroughly recommend this book to any fundraisers. Yes, it does contain some ideas you would have come across before but for the large number of new ideas listed and the fresh perspectives given to well-known ones, then this book is definitely worth buying. The list of dates at the back of the book is particularly useful if inspiration is needed for a theme for an event. Reasonably priced and raises money for a good cause, I can't fault it!

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'Cracking ideas!' THE TEACHER 'A lovely book! Whether you're a charity, school, hospice, church or individual fundraiser, you'll be sure to find something to inspire you.' JUSTGIVING 'A very useful guide indeed ... this has everything and very reasonably priced!' PTA LOCAL 'This is a fascinating little book. It is bursting with all sorts of practical ideas for raising money for charitable purposes, suited to all ages and a wide variety of circumstances... We recommend 250+ Fund Raising Ideas.' BRITISH CHURCH NEWSPAPER 'A great resource for those fundraising for community groups, churches, PTAs and other small charities with a wealth of interesting fundraising ideas to draw from! With all the royalties going to charity there is no reason not to buy this book!' MUSIC HERITAGE UK

Table of contents

Introduction; Sponsorship; Raffles and lotteries; Collections; Games and activities; Make and sell; Donate and sell; Buy and sell; Themes and events; Using external businesses; Using the internet; Appendix A: National days; Appendix B: Awareness days; Appendix C: Historical dates; Useful websites; Index