Some ideas for student council projects include bake sales, school stores that sell school-themed attire and accessories, food drives to help hungry families in the neighborhood, fundraisers for charities or to help veterans, tutoring services and clothing collections for needy families. Students may also do projects related to improving the appearance of the school, such as through landscaping work or fundraisers to help the school raise money for needed equipment.
The National Association of Student Councils offers a database where students can explore more than 3,600 project ideas as of 2015. These projects relate to areas of school events such as homecomings and ceremonies, community service, fundraising, environmental projects, holiday projects and more. Students can search by category or keyword.