Fundraising Step-by-Step

Fundraising Step-by-Step

Thinking about fundraising for Barnardos this Christmas? Thank you!

Fill out the form at the end of the page and a member of our fundraising team will be in touch to help you get your fundraiser set up.

How your fundraiser helps support our work:

Follow our step-by-step guide to make your event planning as easy as possible.

  • Decide what you would like to do. Be creative but keep it simple. If it’s an event you would enjoy, others will too.
  • Not sure what to do? Check out our Fundraising Ideas
  • Ask yourself – Consider venue, volunteers, tickets, permits, advertising and prizes.
  • Let us know what you’re doing so we can support and advise you.
  • You can complete our Register your Interest form (below) or contact our Fundraising Team on [email protected]
  • We can provide you with a Letter of Authorisation as well as materials for your event such as balloons, posters, collection buckets etc.
  • Set the date of your event and get organised!
  • Make a timeline and recruit help with planning and running your event.
  • We recommend that you set up an online fundraiser to collect funds for your event. You can set up a Facebook fundraiser or use a fundraising platform like Just Giving or iDonate
  • Allow yourself plenty of time to advertise your event – you want as many people as possible to know about what you are doing to raise money for Barnardos
  • Check out our Promote your Fundraiser guide for helpful tips on how to generate publicity
  • Make sure to tag Barnardos on social media!
  • Thank your supporters, volunteers, venue and sponsors – let them know how your event went
  • Gather all funds raised and transfer to Barnardos as soon as possible
  • If you have set up an online fundraiser, funds will automatically be transferred to Barnardos

Fundraising for Barnardos - Register Your Interest Today

Fundraising for Barnardos - Register Your Interest Today
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