Want to raise money for Mencap? You're in the right place!

Whether it's your first time as a fundraiser or your hundredth, we've got the ideas to keep it fresh and make it a success.

Ok, so you’re passionate about supporting people with a learning disability and would like to fundraise and improve lives? You’re in the right place! 

There are so many things you can do to support Mencap’s work. From bake-offs to taking on your own physical challenge anywhere in the world. You decide what suits you and when.

Here are some of the things our dedicated supporters have done to raise funds for Mencap: 

  • Jade cut her hair off, raising £371.
  • Bonnie did an open water sponsored swim raising £715.  
  • Simon and Helen decided to ask their wedding guests to donate to Mencap.
  • Theresa put on a show in aid of Mencap raising over £1,200. 
  • Dylan celebrated his 2nd birthday by raising £500 for Mencap.

Feeling inspired? 

You too can donate your celebration day to Mencap or organise a bake off at work, a quiz night or sports tournament. 

It’s your choice and we’ll support you in any way we can, so if you’re fundraising for the first time, don’t worry, we’ll be right behind you. 

Frequently asked questions and answers

Still have questions? Lets talk!

You can contact the Community Fundraising Team on community.fundraising@mencap.org.uk and 020 7696 6949 and your local fundraising manager will get in touch as soon as they can.

You can also find Mencap on Facebook and Twitter.

Tell us about your fundraising event

We're always happy to chat about your plans. The more we know about your event, the more we can help!

Please submit your details using our event form.

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Our resources

Use the resources below to help you when you raise funds for Mencap.


A to Z of fundraising ideas

See all the ways you can fundraise for Mencap and help us in our work supporting people with learning disabilities, their families and carers.

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Sponsorship form

Use our sponsorship form to help you collect support for you fundraising event

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Fundraising poster

Use this poster to let people know that you're fundraising for Mencap

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