Here are some tips to help you with your fundraising:

  • Set a goal, and make a chart to track your progress.
  • Set a date to archive that goal, and work your hardest to get there.
  • Be thrifty, try not to spend more money than you will gain.
  • Have a kick-off and invite media.
  • Be passionate about your cause.
  • Always you yourself be the first to give to a new appeal. Gives you a genuine stake in it and gives you confidence when asking others.
  • Think about why people might want to give to your project; why would you give to it?
  • Always say thankyou, really nicely, however small the gift - even if there is no gift.
  • Keep good records of all your contacts and donations, ideally on a good database