Fundraising ideas for schools

There’s a whole heap of fundraising ideas for schools that can help reach your fundraising goals and targets quickly. One of the newest and simplest ways for parents, teachers, families and the local community to raise money for their school is through easyfundraising.

Easyfundraising is an entirely free service that allows people to shop directly at their favourite online store via the links on the website and raise a donation for their school cause once a purchase is made. Donations can be up to 15% of the value of your purchase, depending on the retailer and the item purchased. There are thousands of stores that are already participating with leading high street brands such as Amazon, WHSmith, John Lewis and more, making it one of the most effortless fundraising ideas for schools.


Guess the amount.

Filling a glass jar full of sweets and getting people to guess the amount there are is a quirky and intriguing idea, with the winner receiving either a percentage of the money raised through the guesses, a donated prize or even the sweets themselves.


Book Sale

A book sale is not only a great way to raise money, but it also has the advantage of encouraging reading amongst the children at the school. Asking teachers, parents and local community members or businesses to donate books for sale at the school will help increase donations too. Any books that aren’t sold could then be used in the school library or classrooms.

Non Uniform day

Local running challenges are a great way to build up community spirit, whether it’s a half marathon or a family fun run. Ask friends, family, neighbours and colleagues to join you or to sponsor your efforts.


Raising money for schools with easyfundraising

To begin raising donations for your school, sign up with easyfundraising and register your school or cause of choice, if it is not already listed. Start shopping online with the retailers through the links on the easyfundraising website and watch your donations build up. Better yet, some retailers make free donations just for switching to their services, participating in free trails or even simply registering to receive emails from their website. Start earning donations now by registering for one of the easiest fundraising ideas for schools.


You can raise money by simply shopping online!

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