A Guide to Fun Ways to Fundraise: For your
community, church or charity
Church Times Bookshop £7.20
THIS excellent little book is packed with goodies. It has a
precise but brief introduction on aims for fund-raising, followed
by chapter after chapter on - it must be a hundred - ways to get
the whole church involved in raising funds.
People tend to enjoy fund-raising while having fun, and there
are so many ideas that the ones that make you cringe you can
quickly skip over, remembering they will probably have an audience
with someone else.
What makes the book valuable, too, is that the author gives
due attention to the safeguards required, including: complying
with the Children Act, checking insurance, and considering health
and safety. References are made to valuable additional sources of
information, and help with the more exotic or challenging
Churches are exceptionally good at fund-raising, but, over the
long haul, repeating events can attract decreasing interest and
This book will encourage the fund-raisers both to refresh the
regulars and to try something new. Occasional comments on levels of
return, or profit to be made from an event, can be really helpful
in choosing where to invest volunteers' precious time and
So, it's time to have fun and raise money.