Fundraising ideas Top five fundraising ideas Fundraising is much easier when you do it with friends or work colleagues. Why not invite a Grange speaker - we'll bring a stall, show our video and introduce you to people we support. Call us on 01372 452608 1. Social and interest groups If you are a member of the Women's Institute, Rotary, a gardening club, choir or arts society - fundraising is easy. You can organise any of the classic community fundraisers: Cake bake, Plant sale, Quiz night, Raffle or Bring and Buy at one of your meetings. The Ashtead Link Group chose the Grange as their chariity of the year and raised over £1,000 from their monthly raffles and suppers. Epsom Probus raised £250 for us from their regular raffles. 2. Sports events If you are a member of a golf or cycling club it’s easy to hold a fundraising event because you already have a group of people that you can contact easily and who share your interest. Reigate Heath Golf Club organised a Charity Golf Day at their club. They raised money by Selling tickets that included a game of golf and lunch Organising a talk by the CEO of The Grange Holding a humorous auction event with donated prizes including rounds of golf and a private flight Total raised: £2,400 (including Gift Aid) 3. School or work The cake bake is always a winner. These can be held in the coffee break or at lunchtime: Get permission Put up posters/get Grange leaflets from us Ask volunteers to bake a few cakes each Perhaps introduce a competition for ‘best cake’ Ask for donations – people will pay more Norma raised £300 with a cake bake at home and also sold crafts made at The Grange Virgin Bank in Dorking raised over £100 from two lunchtime cake sales. 4. Dress down Friday Easy peasy fundraising! Charge a fee for coming to school or work in casual gear. All you need is: Permission from school or work Posters Charge a set fee (good for schools) or a donation (good for work) Decide where you will collect money, eg at the office entrance or walk round office with a collecting tin 5. Corporate charity schemes If your employer runs a ‘Charity of the Year’ or other charity support scheme scheme, please put The Grange forward for consideration. UNUM charity raised over £20,000 for us in the past.