Fundraising from the Public

Tips for Fundraising Post-Event Success

Okay, so you've just staged a successful fundraising event and you're very pleased with the number of people that attended and contributed to it.

Tips for Running a Silent Auction Fundraiser

Silent auctions are a constantly reliable source of fundraising income. Below you will find a series of tips on how to raise the most money possible through the running of a silent auction.

Christmas Fundraising Ideas

Below you will find some handy and resourceful ideas for raising some extra funds for your organisations work with the community this Christmas.

Christmas Gift Wrapping

Charity Raffles

Charity Raffle Prize Limits

There is a cap on the prize money for once-off raffles of €3,800, raised from £300 by Statutory Instrument No. 72 of 1987, following the Review of the Gaming and Lotteries Acts 1956-86 .  A copy of the Act, with its revisions, is included in the review document.

How to Plan a Fundraising Event or Activity

Events and activities are an essential and often lucrative part of fundraising for a majority of organisations. As with all fundraising, organising and carrying out fundraising events and activities should be planned strategically. This article outlines some of the key steps to take in planning and carrying out fundraising events and activities.

Why do them?

We can name at least four good reasons for doing fundraising events and activities.

A – Z of Fundraising Events and Activities

This article has been produced to suggest and stimulate ideas for fundraising events and activities. It provides an A to Z list naming fundraising activities.


Antiques Fair, Alternative Marathon, Arts and Crafts Fair, Art Exhibition, Auction, Auction of Promises, Antique Roadshow, Angling Competition, Animal Quiz, Acrobatics, Aquarobics, Abseil, Aerobathon, Afternoon Tea Party, Apple Bobbing, Autograph Sale.


Direct Debits and Fundraising

This is a brief introduction to direct debits, which may be an effective way for your organisation to collect fundraising payments.

What is a Direct Debit?

Ten Tips on Developing a Fundraising Pack

A fundraising pack is a ready-made resource that presents your fundraising appeal or campaign to a wide range of potential supporters who can use it to fundraise on behalf of your cause.

A fundraising pack will provide information on various methods of how to support your cause, from holding events and activities to giving a legacy. This article suggests the structure and content of a model fundraising pack. The same approach can be helpful in developing content for a website.

The Fundraising Pack - what to include

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