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Spring is in bloom, temperatures are rising, flip-flops are out, and fundraising is top of mind for charities and nonprofits!

While golf tournaments and 5Ks are a well-known way to raise money for a worthy cause, many organizations are changing things up a bit to win your attention at this busy time of the year.

Check out some of the more creative fundraising ideas we’ve come across lately!


Jell-O Wrestling: What do you get when you combine Jell-O, wrestling, and fundraising?  A win-win-win! In its 29th year, Jell-O Wrestling has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to benefit theSouthern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF).  With a pre-party, some unconventional teams that take their Jell-O wrestling pretty seriously, and a live auction, 2016’s fundraiser is sure to live up to the hype.


Human Foosball Tournament:  A life-size, human foosball game to raise money for a good cause? Where do we sign up?! The second annual “Play it Forward! Human Foosball Tournament” was held in Charlottesville, Virginia to raise money for CHIP, a nonprofit focused on providing affordable healthcare for children.  In addition to the tournament, attendees enjoyed food, a DJ, and assorted games. What a creative recipe for fundraising success!


Doggies on the Catwalk: Fashion and fundraising are going to the dogs this spring as some of Atlanta’s elite will be working the runway with their beloved canine companions in tow.  2016’s Doggies on the Catwalk marks the 9th anniversary for an event that has raised thousands of  dollars for Canine Assistants, Inc.  Posh fashion, cocktails, and hors d’ oeuvres are great, but the pups are the true “super stars” in this creative twist on a traditional fashion show.

Want to learn how your organization can launch your own dynamic and successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaign? Get in touch!