Racegoers in a marathon event

Fundraising and events

There are many ways you can raise money for the Marine Conservation Society. From organising your own fundraising event to taking on a challenge. Whatever you choose, you’ll be helping to fight for the future of our ocean.

Scilly Isles Kayakers Nick Arding

Events and challenges

Run, kayak, walk… whatever you’re into, you can challenge yourself and have fun at one of our events.

Running trainers

Run for the Sea

Whether you want to take on a full marathon or something a little less daunting, we've got a great selection of running events and fun runs to suit everyone.

Sunstar - Cathy Lewis

Payroll giving

Payroll giving is a simple way for you to give to charity from your gross salary. ​The donation is taken before tax, meaning your money goes further in providing vital funds for your favourite charity.

Waves break on Chesil Beach Natasha Ewins

Organise your own event

There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to fundraising. If you’d like to do your own thing, we have all the ideas and resources you need. Get started now by setting up your fundraising page with Justgiving.

Watergate Bay Cornwall Natasha Ewins

In memory giving

Fundraise for someone special and make a difference to the future of the ocean they cared so much about. We’ll give you all the support you need at what can be a difficult time.

Aerial photo over Isle of Lewis Michael Grant

Big Blue Day

Raise awareness of our awe-inspiring seas and marine wildlife by throwing your own day of celebration at school, work or with friends. We have lots of ideas to inspire you.

Beach in Dorset Robert Bye

Other ways to raise

If you don’t fancy sitting in a bath of beans to raise money for the sea – you don’t have to. There’s a whole heap of fundraising ideas you can try from your sofa. Why not give them a whirl?

Ocean waves foam birdseye view Sergey Bogomyako

Fundraising questions answered

Find the answers to your questions about fundraising for the Marine Conservation Society. If you can’t see what you’re looking for, email us at fundraising@mcsuk.org.

Bottlenose Dolphin Peter Bardsley

Pay in your fundraising money

Thank you for raising money to help us fight for the future of our oceans.

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