Online Fundraising

The list is endless with the types of community fundraisers you can organise, from very simple coin box collections through to holding a Trivia Night. Below are some suggestions you might be inspired by.



       Auctions – silent, live, online

           Art Sales: Have preschool or primary students produce art or craft work and have a show. Parents and friends buy back their masterpieces.

           Anzac day - Have a game of two-up or bake and sell Anzac biscuits with proceeds donated.


B        Benefit BallBalloon Lucky Dip

           Bake Sales: Hold a bake sale at work or at a popular venue

           Boss for the Day: Allow people to bid on being boss for the day-highest bid wins.

           Bingo Night

           Bike Ride

           Book Sale

           Bush Dance

           BBQ Fundraiser

           Bowls/Bocce Day 


C       Christmas Light Fundraiser- Display your Christmas lights and collect donations

          Coin box collection

          Company donations - ask your suppliers for sponsorship, gift donations to our Annual Benefit Ball or for your own fundraiser

          Car Boot Sale

          Car Wash

          Crazy Hair Day

          City2Surf- Join the Bears Of Hope team each year in August. We have great fundraising incentives including personalised shirts

          Chocolate Drive

          Car Rally

          Cocktail Party


D       Dinner, Dye your hair, Disco, Dress-up Day


E       Ebay- donate your profits, Exhibition,

          Entertainment Books – sell them with profit to Bears Of Hope


F        Face Painting: set up a booth at a local event and donate proceeds,

          Fishing Competition – catch of the day

          Fancy Dress Party,

          Footy match - Hold a tribute match, gold coin collection or sausage sizzle at your local club.


G       Garage Sale,

          Golf Day,

          Give up alcohol or smoking– sponsorship,

          Guessing competition,


H       Hat (or Cap Day)-students wear a baseball cap to school for a donation

          Hole-in-One: set up a portable putting green and for a donation; let people try to putt it in.

          High Tea

          Hoops 4 Hope – schools can organise a basketball competition amongst their students with teams of 3 or 4. Donate to enter.


I         In Celebration – In lieu of presents friends and family can make a donation to BOH

          In Loving memory – Hold an online fundraiser in memory of your baby for their first birthday

          International food day - Australia is a multicultural country, so have everyone bring in some food from their native country or a country of their choice. Charge to sample the food and charge if they don’t bring any food



J       Jumping Castle – Collect donations


K       Karaoke Night


L        Luncheon, Lucky dip


M       Morning tea, Match Giving from your place of employment, Movie Night

          Melbourne Cup day–hold a lunch, charge per head and give prizes for best hat or best dressed

          Mufti Day

          Masquerade ball 




O       Online fundraiser -

          October 15 fundraiser – Help to raise awareness of this special remembrance day by holding a fundraiser on this day

          One Hundred Club


P       Payroll Deduction: Employees can make their own contribution by having it deducted directly from their wage. A little each week, can make a significant difference.


          Percentage of Sales: Designate a percentage of one day’s sales or proceeds from a product

          Pyjama Day –school or work and collect donations

          Poker tournament

          Personal Challenge – run a marathon, shave your hair/beard

          Plant sale




R       Raffle,

          Run a marathon to receive sponsors

          Regular Giver – set up a regular donation each month


S       Shave hair or beard,

         Swear Jar at the office,

         School fundraiser, 

         Swim: Take part in an organised swim like the Cole Classic, or even organise your own.


T      Trivia Night,

         Treadmill Fundraiser,

         Tip Jar- donate to bears Of Hope,

         Talent Quest,

         Ten pin bowling


U     Sell unwanted items online through Aid Arena with proceeds donated to Bears Of Hope                                                    





W       Wine tasting tour – organise a bus and donate % ticket sales, have a raffle


X        Xmas party