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Fundraise for Us

Did you know that it costs £13,000 per day to run the Museum? As an educational charity with over 80,000 heritage items and buildings to take care of,  we rely on fundraising to help us to preserve the Black Country's history.

If you are a supporter of the Museum and it's work, there are lots of ways you can   get involved and help us to raise funds.  You may have some great ideas of how you would like to raise funds,  but if not,  here are  a  few activities  that you could try organising with friends, family and colleagues.

Fundraising ideas and tips 

  • Take part in one of our  upcoming fundraising events   such as  The Charity Firewalk
  • Have a film & tv themed party -   Invite your friends over for  a party, take inspiration from filming  at BCLM  including the Official Home of BBC's TV Series Peaky Blinders  - dress up 1920s style and ask your guests for a small donation towards preserving the Museum's historic buildings.
  • Have a bostin' Black Country bash. Fly the Black Country flag  and  cook up some   hearty fittle such as faggots & gray paes, pork scratchings and real ale, encouraging your  guests to make a donation to the Museum.
  • Get active and walk around the Wrekin'. Gather a group of friends together and set a walking challenge to raise sponsors with a just giving page
  • Step back in time - wherever you are.   Ask friends and family to sponsor you to dress in vintage fashion. Pick your favourite decade and  dress to impress for a whole week in that era. Discover how to perfect your 1940s 'do'  and get the Peaky Blinder 1920s look.  Your bus journey to work never looked so good!
  • Hold a coffee and cake morning - invite your colleagues to bring along their baked goods to raise funds.
  • Download our guide to fundraising for more ideas

Fundraising Tools

  • An easy way to get sponsorship from friends, family and colleagues is to set up a JustGiving page which you can share online.  Head over to BCLM's Just Giving page to start fundraising today. 
  • Download our handy pack for tips to kick start your fundraising journey.

How to get the money you have raised to the Museum:

1. It's easy to pay in your money online.

2.  Download a  donation form to donate the money you've raised by cheque.

3. If you've set up a JustGiving page  already, you can link it to BCLM, then all donations raised will come directly to us.

Your  fundraising  will  help to preserve our unique Black Country heritage for generations to come. Thank you for your support!

 Get In Touch

If you're fundraising for BCLM and need our support - feel free to drop us a line, we would love to help you.  Email to development@bclm.com  or call 0121  557 9523.

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