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Fundraising at your school or college


Never underestimate the power you have to make a difference!

Hold a fundraising event at your school or college and not only will you be joining the fight against the stigma surrounding HIV but crucially, you'll be raising vital funds to support people living with and affected by HIV.

We're sure that you’re an imaginative bunch, bursting with your own fantastic fundraising ideas. From the weird to the wonderful, whatever you’ve got planned we’re here to support you every step of the way.

We can offer advice and guidance on your fundraising plans and supply fundraising materials from balloons and posters to red ribbons and collection tins. Most importantly of all, we’ll provide bags of enthusiasm and encouragement along the way.

So check out our suggestions to get your mind buzzing. You can tailor these ideas or use them for inspiration.

Has your school got the X-Factor?

School concerts and talent shows are a popular way for everyone to show off their skills, whether it’s musical talent, comedy impressions or spinning plates.

You could even have some of your scariest teachers donning their best Simon Cowell trousers and judging the acts. Get everyone to pay an entry fee to come and watch.

Get creative

Ask students to produce their very own masterpieces and then auction off the artwork to parents and friends at a fun evening event.

Strut your stuff

Organise a fabulous fashion show and ask spectators for a donation on the door. Students could design the outfits or you could opt for a wacky worst dressed theme with wigs, feather boas and big baggy trousers – it’s sure to be a hit.

Hold an end-of-term 'Thanks Terry' party

Any excuse for a party! Ask everyone to pay an entry fee in advance and hold a raffle on the night to raise extra funds. Add some extra excitement by getting everyone to vote on the fancy dress theme.

Is the next Junior Masterchef in your class?

Whether you hold a bake-a-thon, a cake making competition or a tea party in the playground, this is a great way to raise funds and get everyone to improve their baking skills at the same time.

For a healthy challenge, you could put fruit kebabs, tasty smoothies or yummy muffins on the menu instead. Don’t forget to check if anyone has a nut allergy before you add any nutty ingredients!

Tell us what you're doing

Let us know your fundraising plans using our handy online form.

 Why not dowmload our Handy Guide to Fabulous Fundraising?