Fundraising Ideas Database

Reverse Auction

Location: In-Person

Overhead Cost: $

Expected Return: $

Complexity: 1


Instead of selling tickets, make it a party! In a reverse raffle, people buy numbered tickets for a chance to win a big prize (example – 200 tickets at $100 each – $10,000 for your organization – $10,000 in prizes. Save 5-10 tickets to auction off during the drawing. Select what tickets win their money back (ie. 1st 50th, 100th, etc. tickets drawn. 150th wins $200, 195 wins $500 etc. Last ticket drawn wins $5,000.)

Other Fundraising Ideas

Push-Up Challenge

Do you love to work out? Combine that love with your love for raising money for the American Cancer Society. Use Social Media to invite your friends to join you

Themed Fun Run

Pick a theme! Pick a season! Pick a location! Costume contest run through the cemetery at sunset? Ugly sweaters at the holidays? Red dress for Valentine’s Day? Be creative, pull

Themed Office Party

Pick a theme (some examples include a beach party, a masquerade ball, or a tropical luau) and get your co-workers to meet up for a lunch supporting the American Cancer

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