Fundraising Ideas

Want to raise money for Carr Gomm but don’t know where to start?

We’ve got you covered!

Whether it is your first time fundraising or you are a seasoned pro, we have a list of ideas and inspiration for you to create the perfect fundraiser that is right for you. Take a look at our fundraising ideas below.

Also, remember to check out our FREE fundraising resources for more tips and advice on fundraising activities.

Got any questions? Please email for more help and guidance.




Fundraising Ideas







Host a quiz night and raise money through ticket sales. A great chance to bring people together and test everyone’s knowledge.

Race Night

Run a race night and get a crowd together for a night of fun and laughs while raising money for a great cause!


Get family and friends together for a bingo night. Raise money by charging per game or ticket, and accept item donations for prizes.

Film Night

Host a film night for Carr Gomm and charger per ticket. Make it a themed night by encouraging fancy dress or hosting a mini-quiz to make it more of an event.


Bring friends and family together by putting on a charity concert.

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Take a leap and skydive for Carr Gomm! Several operators in Scotland provide charity places at a discounted rate. Please contact us with the Skydive provider so we can approve your charity place.

Bungee Jump

Bungee Jumping can be a great way to fundraise. The Highland Fling offers charity jumps all year round at Kiliecrankie. For more information, visit: Bungee Jump Scotland.

Abseil or Zipline

Abseil down iconic sites or fly over on a zipline across Scotland with Free-Spirits. They offer charity abseiling and zipping opportunities at a range of sites around the country. Get in touch directly for more information.



Fundraise for Carr Gomm by taking on a running challenge. There are a range of running events throughout Scotland for any and all abilities.

Whether you take on a 5k, 10k, half-marathon, or marathon, any distance can be a great fundraising opportunity!

Look out for an event near you and sign up to raise money for Carr Gomm.

super mario fancy dress



The Kiltwalk

The Kiltwalk hosts sponsored walking events throughout the year in Scotland, with lengths ranging from 3.5 miles up to 23 miles.

Carr Gomm has a limited number of charity places available for Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee. Please, contact us if you are interested in one of these spots.

Host Your Own

Host your own sponsored walk in your community. Set the length that is right for you and help to raise money for a good cause.

A selection of Halloween themed cupcakes in a variety of colours and designs.




Make and sell cakes, pastries and other delicious goodies to raise money in your community.

Afternoon Tea

Put together an Afternoon Tea for the community, and charge entry to raise funds for Carr Gomm.

Coffee Morning

Host a coffee morning for Carr Gomm, by bringing the community together and charging per item.




Take on a challenge to raise money. Whether it is an endurance challenge or giving something up for a month, a personal challenge can be a great way to get people talking and help to raise money.

Have a look at some examples below:

  • Gaming Marathon
  • Jigsaw-a-day for a month
  • Give up chocolate/coffee
  • Walk 10,000 steps a day

Looking to take on a bigger challenge but don’t know where to start?

Check out our Charity Challenge. They have a range of challenges available, from walking Edinburgh’s 7 peaks to trekking to Machu Picchu. Check out their website for full itineraries and dates.