There are hundreds (or even thousands!) of fundraising ideas that will help you raise money offline. I'm not going to go into every idea but here's a list of things that you can look into further if it sounds like it will work for you. Some of these involve charging an entrace fee whereas others involve the sale of 'stuff':
Art Sale / Auction Auction of Promises Made By Participants Bingo Bucket or Street Collections outside stores and in shopping malls Burns Night Celebrations Cake Bake Car Boot sales Car Wash Carol Singing Celebrity Speaker Event Challenge Events Charity Stall for Sales of Second Hand items Cheese & Wine Evenings Chess Competition Christmas Card & calendar sales Christmas Fair Clay Pigeon Shoot Clothes Swap - ask people to donate those unwanted items with their price tags still on Coffee Morning Concerts Cookery Demo or Themed Food Evening Country Walk or Ramble Craft Fair Crazy Golf Match Disco Duck Races Easter Egg Hunt Face Painting Family Portrait / Photo Fancy dress party Fashion Shows Football Match / Tournament Fun Runs Garden Parties Gladiators / Sumo Wrestling With Cool Sumo Suits Golf Events Host an event – Dance / Fireworks/ New Year Party, etc Karaoke Evening Sponsored Litter Picking Make Overs Mufti, Dress Down or Non-Uniform Day Murder Mystery evening Music Quiz Mystery Tour / Trip Paintballing Pancake Day party Parachute Jump Plant Sale Playstation / console competition Poetry Competition Pub Tournaments – e.g. darts, Skittles, darts, pool, cards Quit It – give up chocolate / smoking / etc for a week / month Quiz Night Raffles Readathon - ideal for school children Run a Marathon Santa Letters writing Santas Grotto Scavenger Hunt Selling Christmas Gifts from Catalogues Seventies Night / Disco Sponsored Anything - Head Shave, Silence, Hot Tub a Thon, And Anything Else Talent Show Ten Pin Bowling Tennis tournament Treasure Hunts Trips & Outings Unwanted Gift Sale – perfect after Christmas Wine Tastings Salsa Night Welly Throwing Competition
As you can probably tell, there is an endless range of things you can do to raise money offline. If you have any case studies of would like to write a guest post about a fundraising idea, please contact me.
We also have a section dedicated to specific causes that you can raise money for. Check this out for more specific fundraising ideas related to topics such as raising money for cancer, fundraising for medical expenses, and more.