Easy Fundraising Ideas
Set your fundraiser apart with unique fundraising ideas. Here’s your guide to proven ideas that breaks down how to grab the attention of donors, inspire donations, and boost social shares in your community.
Raise funds to cover out-of-pocket costs for medical expenses like surgeries, medications, and even lost wages due to time off from work. Raise funds for family or friends facing illness or medical debt.
Reduce the financial burden of a loved one’s funeral by fundraising for a memorial service or raise money to honor their legacy with a scholarship fund.
Raise funds for your pet’s veterinary care, treatments, or surgery. Animal lovers can also fundraise for animal shelters or support the preservation of endangered species.
Help rebuild communities that have been hit with a sudden emergency or disaster. Quickly set up a fundraiser in the wake of a hurricane, fire, flood, or earthquake to support your family, friends, and/or your community.
Raise funds for children of all ages. Help pay for summer camps, sports camps, Eagle Scout projects, science fairs, and more.
Change someone’s life: raise funds for school supplies, field trips, school improvement projects, programs, or facilities upgrades. Start or supplement a college fund. Connect your student group with a charitable organization or raise funds for a classroom.
Whether you’re fundraising for your nonprofit or want to support the work of your favorite charity, create a GoFundMe fundraiser to support the causes you’re passionate about. Raise funds to help the sick or disadvantaged; provide scholarships and training to those in need. Create positive change on a local and global scale.
Raise funds for education, training, mission trips, and other church programs and community activities.
Provide financial assistance to friends and neighbors struggling in the aftermath of a natural disaster or other hardship. Help fund projects that benefit your community.
Support amateur athletes by raising funds for equipment, facilities, league expenses, team activities, tournaments, travel, and more. Run a fundraising tournament to support your team or another good cause.
There’s no shortage of creative fundraising ideas to help you raise meaningful donations. A unique, well-executed idea can be the key to fundraising success.
Share your fundraiser with our built-in links to your Facebook, Twitter, and email accounts.
Write several updates, add new photos, and send thank you notes to your donors.
This is your chance to tell a unique story. Make it stand out by choosing a memorable and descriptive name; add high-quality photos, and offer a heartfelt description of your financial needs.
Visuals are powerful. Fundraisers with compelling visuals raise more money than those without. Add high-quality photos and videos to your fundraiser page to help potential donors connect with—and share—your cause with the world.
Build a strong fundraising community to drive traffic to your fundraiser. Check out our proven ideas for building support for your cause.
Getting your fundraiser featured in the news is a surefire way to get your story out into the world. And, it isn’t as hard as you might think. Check out these great ideas for shining a spotlight on your fundraiser.
Social media is one of your most important fundraising tools. Use your social networks to spread awareness among family, friends, and even strangers— reach as many potential donors as you can.