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Secondhand sales

Secondhand sales are a popular way for schools to raise funds, but don't fall foul of legal requirements

Step-by-step: circus

A circus is a surprisingly easy and profitable fundraiser to organise for your school

Step-by-step: campover

For an event that offers family fun and plenty of fresh air, look no further than a campover

Grand ball and auction

Burford School raised £14,000 through their grand ball and auction

Step-by-step: murder mystery

Murder mystery nights make a great choice for an adult social evening, promising lots of fun for little effort

Step-by-step: quiz night

Quiz nights are popular on the fundraising scene, and these tips will help make your event the best it can be

Step-by-step: swishing

A swishing (or clothes-swapping) party is a fun way to raise money for your cause

Step-by-step: music festival

Music festivals are a wonderful way to raise money whilst bringing the community together

RSPCA advice: Pet shows

A pet show introduces welfare issues to children, but there are some important things to consider

Step-by-step: car boot sale

Running a car boot sale is a popular fundraising activity and gives families a chance to clear out some clutter.

Family bingo night

Ainsdale Primary School in Merseyside raised £600 from their Easter-themed family bingo night

Step-by-step: beetle drive

A beetle drive is a lively and sociable game, which involves rolling dice and drawing a beetle

Boosting profits

The profit you make is the measure of success at your event, so how can you push it further?

Step-by-step: silent auction

A silent auction allows you to be more creative with prizes, and offers great profit potential

Step-by-step: sponsored walk

A sponsored walk promotes exercise and is a simple way to raise funds for your school