Fundraising Tips

1. Promote your selfie

Fundraisers with pictures on their page raise 14% more per photo. A perfect excuse for a #selfie.

2. Tell your personal story 

Why do you care? Tell your story about why you are fundraising.

3. Shoot for a target  

Pages with a target raise 46% more. Aim high and tell the world.

4.Don't be afraid to share  

Sharing on Facebook, social media and WhatsApp raises more. Don’t be afraid, people want to hear about the good things you are doing.

5. Don't forget about email  

There are lots of your friends, colleagues and neighbours who are not on social networks but would love to hear about what you are doing.  

6. Be creative

Think of interesting ways to get people excited about your fundraising. “If I reach £1,000, I’ll take part in the event wearing fancy dress.”  

7. Update your page  

Let supporters know how you are doing by updating your page often, they will enjoy following your progress and you can even do it through our smartphone app.

8. Encourage others  

Convince your friends to take part and raise money as well it makes the experience more fun!

9. Buddy Up  

There is strength in numbers. People in teams regularly raise 10% more. 

10. It's not over 'til it's over  

20% of donations come in after an event has ended, so make sure you follow up the event with an update about how you did.