Imagine you are the president of the Rotaract club of your university, school or locality and you are going to do a blood donation camp as a community project. The first thing you have to do is to raise funds as you need funds to advertise the events and to arrange equipment and refreshment needed. Likewise for any project that has to be organized or launched by you need funds and fund raising becomes a major challenge for the organizers. Following are several fund raising ideas to help you understand what activity you can choose to raise funds whatever your project is.
Sports festival can be suggested as a great way to raise funds as many people take interest in sports. You can invite many teams and from each team you can charge a reasonable registration fee. With the registration fee you can allocate a small amount to buy the certificates and trophies mainly. If you can get the playing area for free the main expenditure are only for the certificates trophies, fees for referees and refreshments (if you are planning to give). While the expenses are being such you can find means of income other than the registration fee. You can print a t-shirt in the name of the festival and sell it before and during the festival keeping a profit, you can also call for banners and digital advertisers, sell stalls and have fun amusement rides. which can both raise funds and bring glamour to your event.
A fun fair is also a good fund raising method yet it involves careful planning and considerable amount of expenses. This kind of fund raising activity should only be done if the income you can earn is considerably higher than the expenses. You need to be very sure and have a clear idea on the income you can earn before deciding on this sort of a fund raising project. You need to involve many amusement activities, games and stalls for a fun fair. Carnival equipment hire is not that difficult nowadays and you can opt to hire such as such equipment are very necessary for a fun fair. The main ways of income from a fun fair are by way of an entrance ticket and selling stalls while the expenses are mainly for hiring services and equipment.
Screening a movie is a very simple fund raising method where the cost will be very little and you can be assured that you will earn at least some amount from this. Unlike other methods which involve a certain amount of risk the risks involved in this method is drastically lesser. If you can find a hall to screen the movie with the facility of a projector and sounds, and a movie that goes with the taste of the target crowd, screening a movie is an ideal method to raise funds.