We’re here to help you get the most from your efforts – take a look at the following charity fundraising ideas, hints and tips to get you started!
Sending a press release to local media could give your events and other fundraising ideas a real boost. After all, if no one knows about what you’re doing, they won’t come.
If you are organising a local event that may be of public interest, or something out of the ordinary, contact your local paper, radio or TV station. We can help you so please do give us a call on 0800 222 9000.
We’ve teamed up with JustGiving to provide a secure online service that makes fundraising quick and easy.
No matter what your fundraising idea, you can create a personal e-fundraising homepage and begin collecting donations from friends, family and colleagues in minutes.
If you’re collecting sponsorship for an event, don’t forget to ask your sponsors to complete a Gift Aid declaration. It won’t cost you or them a penny, and can increase your charity fundraising total by 25% – now there’s an idea!
All we need is the name and home address (including postcode) of the donor. This information is not put on our database for mailing purposes, so your donor’s details are safe. We don’t even require a signature!
Your employer or local businesses can be a huge help with your fundraising, either by donating money or goods. There are a variety of ways that you can go about promoting this, including:
Please send us your pictures and stories from your event; we’d love to share them with our community! Reading about your events and creative fundraising ideas can be one of the most encouraging things for new supporters and we often share the work you’re doing on Facebook and Twitter.
We also have resources to help you think of ways to raise money and turn your fundraising idea into a reality:
To find out more about fundraising and setting up your online fundraising page, or if you need some help, please contact our Fundraising team on 0800 222 9000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll be happy to help!