29 June 2016
Need help with coming up with Raffle prize ideas? Then check out some of our following tips.
Sourcing raffle prizes is not only the most important part of hosting a raffle but it can also be the most difficult stage of planning. Often businesses are happy to donate products or services to local charities, clubs or schools, so it’s always worth asking. You never know what they may offer. However, it is sometimes helpful to start with the prize ideas before looking for a supplier.
The prizes on offer will inevitably effect the amount of raffle tickets bought buy your supporters. If the time, facilities and budget is available, it will often pay off to source really great, unique, impressive prizes.
We have included a few raffle prize ideas for a variety of categories. These will help spark your imagination for your next raffle fundraiser. Don’t forget to keep your potential audience in mind. And make sure the prizes you choose are the type your audience would love to receive.
Cheap & Cheerful
Gift cards to high street shops
Cash prize or percentage of sales received from tickets
Home ware items – e.g. electrical goods & furniture
Home ware decorations such as candles / picture frames
Alcohol & Foodie gifts such as chocolates & hampers
Tuition vouchers: dance lessons, music lessons & baking classes
Tea for Two
Cinema Gift Card
Meal Vouchers for pubs & restaurants
Subscription to Netflix / Amazon / Spotify / iTunes
Wish Want UK Voucher
Home improvement work: gardeners, decorators and interior designers gift cards
Luxurious & Unique
Behind the scenes tours
VIP access to an event
Use of a limousine for an evening
Weekend rental of car or holiday home
Hot air balloon ride
Original Art Work
Signed objects for celebrities / sports stars etc.
Food & Drink
Alcohol hampers: include cocktail making, special glasses and drink making tools
Visit to a winery or brewery for a tasting event
Themed foodie hamper: BBQ, Great British Bake Off, Romantic Dinner for 2
Signed cookery books
Food hampers from high street brand: Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Waistrose, Ocado
Subscription to a food delivery service e.g. Fresh Box
Cookery / Bakery lessons
Health & Beauty
Exercise classes or personal trainer sessions
Vouchers for hairdressers / nail bars / beauty salons
Teeth whitening and dental vouchers
Outdoor equipment e.g. a bike or scooter
Host a personal party
Meet a children’s star
…and don’t forget to check out our prices too!
We hope you’ve enjoyed these raffle prize ideas. Please share your fundraising top tips with us. Any interesting prizes you’ve had or unusual fundraising events you’ve taken part it, let us know. You could feature on our next blog post!