Fundraising ideas and tools

From epic events that get everyone involved to quick and simple cash-raisers that are a doddle to do, get all the fundraising ideas you need, and the tools to get started right here.


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    Sell a service like cooking lessons, lunchtime manicures or bag carrying
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    Host an eighties quiz night and see who’s got the knowledge
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    Throw a Red Nose Day party and charge entry on the door
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    Sell tickets to a big band night featuring you and your friends
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    Do it the digital way and sell your unwanted stuff on eBay
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    Get your skates on and organise a retro roller disco
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    Hold a bring-and-buy sale – make sure everyone brings lots of money
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    Host an eighties anthems karaoke night, where everyone pays to take part
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    Organise a talent show and charge budding stars to enter
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    Download our sweepstake poster now and charge people to take part
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    Get sponsored to spend a day dressed as your favourite eighties star
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    Host a karaoke night, charging a small donation per sing-along
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Get fundraising tools

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    Your free kit is packed with ideas, tips, tools, posters and more

    Fundraising Kit

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    Fundraise the easy way – and raise cash securely online.

    Giving Pages

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    Use one to get sponsored in person.

    Sponsorship form

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    Stick it up, everyone pays to have a guess, and the winner keeps half the cash.

    Sweepstake posters

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    Tell everyone about your Red Nose Day event with your own customisable posters.

    Customisable posters

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    All you need to host a Red Nose Day quiz night with your friends or colleagues.


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    Download and stick on the wall to help plan your Red Nose Day shenanigans


    Planning guide

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    Recruit your own crack team of fundraisers at work to lighten your load.

    Workplace poster

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    Download this for some quick-and-simple fundraising ideas.

    Top fundraising ideas

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    Read the guidelines, then use our official logo on your fundraising materials.

    Logo and logo guidelines

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    Make a cardboard money box to collect all of your fundraising cash in.

    Money box template

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    Inspire everyone to donate by showing them the amazing things their money can do.

    What your cash can do

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    Mary Berry's kit packed full of ideas, tools and tips for your own bake sale.

    Bake Off kit

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    Make sure everyone knows what you're up to: send out a press release.

    Press release template

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    Many a supporter has been lured into donating for a sticker... use them wisely.