Posted by: ninechallenges | 27 September, 2008

10 Sets of Fundraising Ideas and Tips from Major Charities

Here are some links to the main charities, and their fundraising ideas and tips.

1. Blue Cross
The Blue Cross is Britain’s pet charity, providing practical support, information and advice for pet and horse owners.
A to Z of Fundraising Ideas
http://www.bluecross.org.uk/web/site/Fundraising/AZFundraising.asp

2. Cancer Research
Cancer Research UK is the largest funder of breast cancer research in the UK.
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/breastcancer/fundraise/fundraisingideas/

3. NSPCC
The children’s charity which aims to end cruelty and abuse to children.
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/getinvolved/raisemoney/guidetofundraising/organisingafundraisingevent_wda51062.html

4. Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Their mission is to provide guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation services that meet the needs of blind and partially-sighted people.
http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/index.php?id=1590

5. Worldland Trust
The World Land Trust (WLT) is an international conservation organisation that takes direct action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats.
http://www.worldlandtrust.org/education/top20.htm

6. Association for International Cancer Research.
The Association for International Cancer Research funds cutting edge research into the causes of cancer. In the past 27 years, they have supported a large variety of projects in all corners of the world. We currently have more than 215 projects underway.
http://www.aicr.org.uk/Ideas.stm

7. Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.As well as campaigning to improve epilepsy services and raise awareness of the condition, they offer assistance to people in a number of ways including a national network of branches, accredited volunteers, regular regional conferences and freephone and email helplines.
http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/involved/guide/atoz.html

8. Bullying.co.uk
Bullying UK is the UK’s leading anti-bullying charity
http://www.bullying.co.uk/fundraising/ideas.aspx

9. 4 Children
4Children is the national charity dedicated to creating opportunities and building futures for all children. From children’s centres to extended schools, childcare to play provision, parenting support to support for young people – 4Children is at the forefront of delivery and supporting innovative children’s services ensuring that all children and families get the support they need in their community.
http://www.4children.org.uk/information/show/ref/637

10. Unicef
UNICEF UK is one of 36 UNICEF National Committees based in industrialised countries. UNICEF National Committees raise funds for UNICEF’s worldwide emergency and development work. In 2007 UNICEF UK raised £41.3 million for UNICEF’s work with children worldwide. UNICEF UK also advocates for lasting change for children. For example UNICEF UK’s Public Affairs Team works to change government policies and practices that are detrimental to children’s rights in the UK and internationally.
http://www.unicef.org.uk/regions/pages.asp?page=32

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