Find ideas to fundraise for CAFOD with our amazing A-Z of fundraising ideas! Fight poverty by taking on a challenge, auctioning your unwanted stuff or using your unique talents.
This list of easy fundraising ideas includes some of our favourite ways to raise money for charity and can be adapted to use with schools, teenagers, parishes, individuals or at work.
Every penny you raise helps people around the world. CAFOD works with the world's poorest people, so you can be sure that your fundraising efforts are making the biggest possible difference to people in need.
One of our most popular fundraising event ideas! Download our How to hold a cake sale guide then get your friends, colleagues, parish or group to bake cakes, pies and biscuits, and see who can produce the tastiest sponge. Sell what's left after the judges have done their tasting. You could even auction the winning entries!
Girls at St Erconwald's Church, Walton-On-Thames at their bake sale. How will you raise money to support CAFOD's work?
Bad Tie day
Look in your dad’s wardrobe for those outdated ties and dazzle your friends. Pay to display the outrageous tie. Your friends could pay to have the offending tie removed.
Bag packing at local supermarket
Ask your local supermarket if you can hold a bag packing day for CAFOD. It’s a great way to provide a service to the local community while supporting us too. Get in touch with your local office to order CAFOD fundraising collection tins and t-shirts.
Battle of the bands
Challenge those budding musicians to a battle of the bands and put on a concert to raise money. You could also raise money with a “pay to leave” policy.
Beat the goalie
Challenge your friends to a beat the goalie competition. Pay to play.
Bring and buy sale
Sell donated goods on a stall. Cakes, books, home-made jam, bric-a-brac and fairtrade goods are firm favourites.