Fundraising Mums is all about saving you time and effort, so I am bundling together some of my articles around a single theme, so you can find them all at once.
This is the ultimate guide to holding a fete with all my Fundraising Mums resources in the same place.
When our school held its inaugural fete in 2018, we learned some lessons the hard way.
The Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival is one of the state’s biggest events but is organised by only three people. Here are some vital lessons to learn from a little school running a huge event.
The A-Z of Do Ahead Fete Stall Ideas: a huge list of stall ideas that can be completed months in advance of your event (no last-minute stresses).
Top Tips for a Profitable Cake Stall: Follow these practical tips for one of the most popular and profitable stalls at any event.
99 Things to Make and Sell at Fetes: cute, unique and easy ideas for making crafts to sell at fetes.
75 Greatest Ever Ideas for Tombola: fill an empty jar and raffle it off, easy. But here are some very cool ideas for filling tombola jars to make sure you make maximum $$.
Simple Side Show Alley Games: some easy DIY games you can make that kids will love.
Unusual raffle hamper ideas: essential at any fundraising event, here are some great ideas for interesting and unusual raffle hampers.
Fundraising with showbags: commercial show bags can be a big drawcard for large scale community events. Find out what’s available and how much profit you could make.
Guess the Number of Jellybeans: plus alternative ideas to ‘jellybeans’.
White Elephant Stall: whether you call it trash’n’treasure, a second-hand stall or white elephant this is often a profitable, albeit stressful stall.
Will you need insurance: a look at what insurance you will need when running a fete.
Selling alcohol at fundraisers: a basic look at what you should consider if having a bar at your event.
Top tips from an event planner : go behind the scenes with a professional event planner.
How to count people at your event: some different ways of calculating how many people attend your event.
Plan your thanks: a simple but important tip that you should do before you start.
How to get donations for your fete: a simple and brilliant way to get donations for tombola, raffle, food stalls and more.
Where to find sponsors and donations: it’s important to think outside the box when looking for major sponsors and donors.
Handover – the forgotten final step: if you’re planning on holding another fete in the future, it’s vital you capture certain information as you plan your event, and hand it over to your committee for future organisers.
How to write a press release: a guide to getting the newspapers on side when promoting your event.
Using social media to promote your event: a detailed guide to the millions of ways you can use social media to your advantage.
Guides for your customers: use this brilliant idea to make sure no one leaves your event saying ‘oh, I didn’t realise x was there. I missed it.’
The cashless fete: is it possible to do away with cash at a school fete? A guide to how it can be done.
Square: a cashless option for fete: will this work for your event?
Should you use a mobile ATM at your event: a national guide to Mobile ATM companies in Australia including costs and considerations.
Providing a creche: a great way to get more volunteers is by providing a creche.
How to use signup: a free online tool for managing and organising volunteers for large events.
Personal Shoppers: a simple but thoughtful way of taking care of the people who organise and run your event.
How to make your volunteers standout: great suggestions for uniforms and other ways of making your volunteers stand out in a crowd.
Plus a link to my entire volunteer bundle:
How to hot weather proof your fete: essential suggestions for reducing the impact of hot weather
How to deal with wet weather: essential suggestions for reducing the impact of wet weather and possible cancellations.