Fundraising ideas

We want to help everyone with cancer find their best way through, from the moment of diagnosis. Use these fantastic fundraising ideas to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can.

Fundraising ideas at work

Looking for fun ways to raise money for Macmillan with your work colleagues? In and out of the office, we have plenty of great fundraising ideas for you in our A-Z.

Fundraising ideas for kids

Get the kids excited about raising money for those who need support. Our A-Z has plenty of fundraising ideas, perfect for school or at home.

Easy fundraising ideas

Thinking of exciting and unique ways to fundraise can be hard. That's why we've done the thinking for you! Check out our easy fundraising ideas.

Why not make a donation now?

Nearly 36,000 people give £2 a month.

£2 a month for one year could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

Nearly 34,000 people give £10 a month.

Your donation of £10 a month could keep five Macmillan information and support centres stocked with information booklets and leaflets to support people affected by cancer for 12 hours.

Just over 1,000 people give £28 a month.

£28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

Around 250 people give £50 a month.

£50 could pay for a Macmillan Grant that buys someone with cancer a microwave, making it easier for them to prepare their food.

£70 a month would make a huge difference.

It could help run a large Macmillan information and support centre for one hour.

£10 could make a real difference.

It could keep five typical Macmillan information and support centres stocked with all the information resources they need to support people affected by cancer for an hour.

£19 would make a real difference.

It could pay for a Macmillan benefits adviser to work in a Citizens Advice Bureau for an hour, when they would advise people with cancer, their families and carers so they can access benefits and other kinds of financial support they are entitled to.

Just over 1,000 people give £28 a month.

£28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

£50 could make such a difference.

Your donation of £50 could pay for a Macmillan Grant that buys someone with cancer a microwave, making it easier for them to prepare their food.

£70 a month would make a huge difference.

It could help run a large Macmillan information and support centre for one hour.

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Make your event a success

Have a look through the latest news, tips, advice and support from our fundraising team. Whether you're cycling, swimming, running of trekking, we've got some top tips for you.

Contact us

Still have questions? Contact our Fundraising Support Centre on 0300 1000 200 between 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, or email us at fundraising@macmillan.org.uk

Our promise to you

You’re part of a huge movement that’s making a real difference to people affected by cancer. You can read our fundraising promise to you on the Fundraising Standards page.