Raising money in your local community is a great way to get involved and raise awareness about Mencap, and all the money you raise will go towards supporting people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
From abseiling to line dancing, swap shops to treasure hunts - you won't be short of ideas with our fundraising A to Z.
Download resources to help you fundraise effectively, including sponsorship forms, posters and invitations, and tips on getting good media coverage.
If you've signed up for an event and need to raise sponsorship money, we have lots of tips and advice to help you get started!
Contact your local fundraising office to register your event and for more fundraising advice and support.
We succeeded in leaving the audience dazzled, deafened and wanting more! Having raised so much money during a truly enjoyable evening the real question now must be - how do we do beat it next time round.
Jeff Holder, at NVM Private Equity after Leeds Idol 2008
If you're thinking of organising your own fundraising event, you can also get more tips and advice on making your event a success in our fundraising section.