Fundraising events can be a great way to raise money for your group. They have other benefits as well:
…they can also be great fun!
Fundraising events include everything from TV bonanzas such as Comic Relief to jumble sales and benefit discos. Here’s some more examples of popular fundraising events:
Legal requirements will depend on your activity, and the law often makes special accommodation for charitable activities. If you are in doubt about the legal requirements of your activity, seek expert advice. In particular, think about:
Did you know? Even the release of balloons or sky lanterns requires the permission of the Civil Aviation Authority!
The success of your event will be dependent on planning. There are several good resources available to help you plan effectively.
Institute of Fundraising guide to event fundraising
Advice on event safety is available from the Health and Safety Executive.
When planning your event, pay attention to:
An introduction to events fundraising