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Fundraising Ideas Database

Movies on the Lawn

Location: In-Person

Overhead Cost: $$

Expected Return: $$$

Complexity: 3


Movies on the Lawn are a fun summer time fundraiser! Have everyone bring a blanket and you can accommodate a lot of people. For a fun twist, organize in a field or park, a drive-in. You can charge admission or just ask for donations. Host a concession stand for added donations. Can also host games for the kids to help pass the time until dark.

Other Fundraising Ideas

Dinner Auction

Getting dressed up and having a nice meal will always draw a crowd. Food, wine, and a bidding war is always a recipe for a success!

Armchair Olympics

Sign up teams of four to compete in a series of off- the-wall “Olympic” events of your design. Teams pay to enter and spectators come to cheer them on (and

Lottery Fundraising Split

Commit to purchase a certain number of tickets $20 – $100 worth. Invite donors to make a set donation (i.e $10) to ACS. You pledge 10% of your winnings to

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