Picture credit: Jenny Pun ran the Plymouth half marathon to raise money for Bible Society. Picture credit: Bible Society / Guy Channing

The A–Z of fundraising ideas

You’d love to put the Bible in people’s hands but aren’t sure how to help? See our A-Z of inspiration and get going!

Get in touch and let us know what you’re planning and set up an online sponsor form at JustGiving. Go for it!

Download our simple Risk Assessment form for an Action Group holding a sociable event such as a coffee morning, meal or quiz.

A

Auction of talents, time, or household goods you no longer need. Apple bobbing. Art exhibition. Afternoon tea. Abseil. Antiques Roadshow.

B

Bungee jump. Bible reading marathon. Baby photos. Bring and buy sale. Barbeque. Balloon race. Barn dance. Babysitting. Book sale.

C

Car wash. Cake stall. Crafts exhibition. Curry night. Coffee morning. Crochet display. Concert. Classic car show. Cookery demo. Caption competition. Car boot sale.

D

Dance. Cutest Dog. Darts match. Dog who looks most like its owner. Plastic duck race. Debate.

E

Environment day. Easter party. Shave your eyebrows. Egg and spoon race.

F

Fashion parade. Film night. Face painting. Football match. Firework evening. Fancy dress. Fun run.

G

Garden party. Guided nature walk. Gunge tank. Gardening. Give out £10, raise £100.

H

Hat sale or parade. Wacky hairdos. Household sale.

I

International dinner. Ice cream making competition. Ironing offers.

J

Jewellery making workshop. Just giving. Jazz night. Jelly eating. Jam making. Karaoke. Knitting. It’s a knockout.

L

Litter picking. ‘Ladies who lunch’ day. Left-handed day. Loose change collection. Look alike competition.

M

Make a money box (and fill it). Musical event. Midsummer ball. Marshmallow eating. Down memory lane.

N

Name the doll/baby/teddy. New house party. Non-uniform day. Night-time walk.

O

Open house/garden. Outrageous tie day. Online shopping.

P

Photo competition. Pancake toss. Pet parade. Plant sale. Puppet show. Poetry evening.

Q

Quiz. Quintessentially (insert your town’s name). Quit something.

R

Rowing machine competition. Ramble. Recipe book. Race night. Radio DJ competition. 

S

Sponsored walk, run, triathlon. Shave your head, legs, chest. Snail racing. Sky dive. Sewing. Shoe polish. Scrabble.

T

Treasure hunt. Talent evening. Toy sale. Tuck shop. Tree cutting. University (or school) Challenge.

U

Used stamps. Unwanted presents. Wear your underwear outside your clothes.

V

Vegetable growing competition. Vegetarian evening. Volleyball competition.

W

Window cleaning. Wine tasting. Walks. Wine and cheese. Wear something purple/upside down/from childhood.

X

X Factor-themed evening.

Y

Yodelling competition. Say ‘Yes’ day.

Zany

Everything – dress, events, food, modes of travel.

Bringing the Bible to life

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