Bottoms Up! – Host your own wine tasting and boost your school fundraising

Fund raising can take many forms – social events, concerts, raffles – and for schools the search for new ideas to keep the message fresh and to attract as many new faces as possible is ongoing. One activity to consider is hosting your own wine tasting evening. The world of wine can be impenetrable for many people. How many of us can tell a pinot noir from a pinot grigio? An informal, but informative, explanation of the grapes, wine making … Continue reading

Spring Fundraising Ideas for Schools: 4

Circus This can be a straightforward event to organise as you can book a professional circus company so there’s no need to source your own acrobats or clowns! Also, children always love a good circus and when they find out you’re be holding one in their own school, they will become very excited. Pet Show Who wouldn’t want to show off their prized pets and ogle over everyone else beautiful prize winners? A pet show is something a little different … Continue reading

Spring Fundraising Ideas for Schools: 3

Mini Family Music Festival Holding a music festival doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds, it’s basically your usual spring/summer fair with added live music. Keep it fun and family friendly with stalls for children as well as adults as the more that are welcome, the more will arrive. To save on costs you could keep a look out for start-up bands in the local area because they will be cheaper as they are still trying to get … Continue reading

Spring Fundraising Ideas for Schools: 2

Welcome to the second edition of Spring Fundraising Ideas for Schools. Of course, charities and other organisations can use these ideas in order to raise funds for their latest project too. In this post I’ve got a few different things that could be really fun to try. If you’ve held something similar in the past, I love to find out how you got on, let us know in the comments box below. Murder Mystery This is one for the adults, … Continue reading

Spring Fundraising Ideas for Schools

Although it’s still a little frosty out there to say the least, Spring will soon be on its way which means one thing for PTA groups – more fundraising! Here’s a few ideas to get you started, we will be running this as a 4 blog post series so keep an eye out for the next instalment of ideas within the coming weeks. Talent Show Hold a talent show where your teachers or parents get involved. You could hold a … Continue reading