Fundraising Tips & Resources

Fundraising 101: You've Got This!

Your friends, family and work colleagues want you to do awesome things... and raising funds for young people with physical disabilities is awesome! While fundraising might seem a little scary at first, it's easy with the right tips & resources. Below are some helpful tips and resources to help you smash your fundraising goals.

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If you have any questions at all regarding The Bolt or fundraising, get in contact with Youngcare!

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FUNDRAISING TIPS

TIP 1: Personalise your online fundraising page

Jazz up your page and include photo’s and details on what you’re undertaking for Youngcare. This shows your potential donors why you care and how their support will be making a difference in young people’s lives.

TIP 2: Get the ball rolling and donate to yourself

Lead the way and add a donation to yourself first to show your commitment as well as encouraging others to support you! 

TIP 3: Dare

Make a promise to your donors, if you reach a certain fundraising target you’ll… go without coffee, run an extra 10km, or anything else that might motivate your supporters to give more – plus it’s a great way to incentivise your donors and keep them connected with your challenge! 

TIP 4: Social media

Connect your fundraising page to your social media and update all your friends and family on your progress. Use our resources above to help spread the word!  

TIP 5: Email

Update your email signature with our personalized email signatures. Email everyone you know and tell them what you’re planning and how they can support you! 

TIP 6: Workplace dollar matching

Ask your workplace if they are able to help support by matching every dollar you raise

TIP 7: Host a fundraising event

Either in person, or virtual, a fundraising event is a great fun way of raising funds and awareness. Think a bake sale, car wash, zoom trivia night, work morning tea, or in lieu of a birthday or celebration, ask your friends and family to donate to your page! 

TIP 8: The Bolt - Virtual

You don’t have to be in Brissie to Bolt for change. This year, no matter where you are, you can be bold and BOLT! Register for ‘The Bolt – Virtual’ and Bolt YOUR way in any state, home-town or backyard that you please! Even if you are stuck in quarantine at home, get creative and make your own backyard track – make sure you kit yourself out in red and take plenty of photos to share on social media with fellow Bolters. 
Stay in touch on the day by following and tagging @YoungcareOz  

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