100 Fundraising Ideas


What to help us raise money for Access the Dales?

Whether you raise £1 or £1,000 we will be grateful for your donation and for taking the time and effort to raise the money.

There are so many creative ways to raise money and we want to share with you our top 100 ideas that all the family can get involved with.

So here goes: 100 fundraising ideas

1. The good old sponsored walk. It may be a old faithful, but it does bring in the money.

2. A Yorkshire Tea and a natter morning with friends and family

3. Virtual 3 Yorkshire 3 Peaks climb

Pen-y-Ghent = 694m = 4627 steps Whernside = 736m = 4907 steps

Ingleborough = 723m = 4880 steps

4. Wensleydale cheese and wine party

5. Flat cap and wellie party

6. Swear box

7. Yorkshire singing competition – “Where has tha been since I saw thee?”

8.Car boot sale

9. Jumble sale

10. Car wash

11. Auction

12. Barn Dance

13. Fashion Show

14. Pub quiz

15. Bingo

16. Garden Party

17. Virtual horse racing

18. Disco

19. Concert

20. Treasure hunt

21.Head shave

22.Sky diving

23.Talent show

24.Non uniform day

25.Odd sock day

26. Orange day… wear only orange (the colour of Access the Dales) for the day




27. Orange tie day

28. Dye your hair bright orange

29.Teddy bear’s picnic

30. Sale of homemade gifts

31. Silent disco

32. Just giving page

33. Raffle

34. Photo competition

35. Selling pre loved goods on Ebay

36.Donate your pocket money

37. 10p mile

38. Donate birthday money

39. Donate your take away coffee money

40. Donate your time to do jobs for people

42.Hold a dinner party

43. Danceathon

44.Wild swim challenge


45.Penalty shoot out

46.Fun run

47.Sponsored slim

48.Daily exercise challenge

49.Walk a mile a day challenge

50, Design a school cook book

51. Tie dye plain t shirts and sell them to your friends

52. Cookie making contest

53. Fruit and vegetable show followed by an auction

54. Open mic night at the local pub

55. Abseiling

56. Karaoke contest

57. Set up a secret Santa

58. Host a street party

59. Seedling sale

60.Scavenger hunt

61. Screen free Challenge

62. Second hand Book sale

63. Hold a sing-a-thon

64. Put all spare change in a jar for one year



65. Hold a pizza party

66. Make and sell wildflower seed bombs

67. Guess how many smarties in a jar

68. Hold an evening of bingo

69. Yorkshire’s Got Talent evening

70. Hold an art exhibition of work from people within your community

71. Make and sell greetings cards

72. Take a dip on a bath of baked beans

73. Take the ice water challenge

74. Face painting party

75. Guess the teddy bear’s name

76. Guess the weight of the baby

77. Spin the wheel game

78. Easter egg hunt

79. Geocaching

80. Organise an orienteering event

81. Get sponsored for complete a long distance walk

82. Duck race

83. Run a community sport’s day


84. Hold an 80’s party

85. Carol concert

86.Casino night

87. Who’s that baby competition

88. Ask the school PTA to hold an event

89. Hold a ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ competition

90. Have a sleep in at school or work

91. Take your son or daughter to work.

92. Take your mum or dad to school day

93.Decorate a window competition

94. Hold an open house

95. Hold a movie night

96. Set up a donation box

97.Spelling bee competition

98. Cow pat splat – where will the cow leave a pat. Ask a farmer to divide up his field.

99. Masked ball

100. Complete 100 jobs around the home in one year!


Thank you for your support - Every penny counts!