Organize a talent contest where the contestants purposefully perform badly. Suggestions: singing out of tune for an entire song, silly and failing magic tricks, dance routine out of sync, etc. Advertise as a fundraising event for … (your organization) and … (reason). Charge $1 for admission. Place signs at the entry point that state the entry fee is $1, exit fee is $5. However, to exit the building before the end of the contest is $5 (or more). When the patrons exit and pay the $5 fee, present them with a Thank You for supporting … (your organization) business size card.Submitted by Noni S., Tioga High School
We have included a number of do-it-yourself fundraising ideas in this section that offer a break from traditional product sales. They were developed by groups just like yours in an attempt have a little fun with their fundraiser. Some of them are tried and true while others show a lot of creativity … and even wackiness in some cases. All of them are obviously not appropriate for every group, but sometimes, with only a little modification, your might find some fund raising ideas that are perfect for your group. If you have an idea for a do-it-yourself fund raiser you are willing to share with others, please send it to us via email. Include anything and everything you would want to know if you were hearing the idea for the first time.