When it comes to fundraising, it helps to be creative. There are lots of different ways your group could try to raise money – using more than one method can increase your chances of success. This section provides ideas about different ways you could raise money for your group. It also provides tips about what to think about when planning and running a fundraising event.

Fundraising ideas

Ideas about how to raise money for your community group.

Licensing and regulations for events and fundraising activities

Information for community groups about licensing and regulations for events and fundraising activities.

Public liability and employer’s liability

Information to help community groups decide if they need public liability and/or employer’s liability insurance.

Running a crèche

Information for community groups about providing childcare at a one-off community event.

If you are planning a fundraising event, you might also find it useful to look at our information on Marketing and Promotion, or Better Fundraising Ideas, as well as the Research Centre’s page on organising events and activities.

Event planning checklist

However big or small your event is going to be, planning it will follow the same general pattern – and you will want to avoid the same common pitfalls!

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