It can be useful to plan out your Fundraise Yourself project before you register it with Schools Plus and begin your fundraising. This template is to assist you in planning, delivering and monitoring your school project.
Learn how to make the most of the 300-400 word project description on your project page. Give some context to your project, explain the challenge and your plan to fix it, and invite your donors to get on board.
Celebrate your new fundraising project by letting your school community know about it. Encourage them to share the fundraising project far and wide. As the project progresses, be sure remind and update them.
Social media is a great way to create awareness about your fundraising project. With online giving growing each year, social media can help you raise the funds you need to get your school project off the ground.
Within your community, there are many businesses, groups or individuals that may have the capacity to help your school. This worksheet will help you to generate ideas and prioritise who to approach.
Pretend you are in a lift with potential donors and have only 30 seconds to tell them why they should fundyour school project. Use the information on your completed Planning Your Project form to create a 300-400-word project description.
Getting media coverage can be a great way to increase the awareness of your fundraising campaign, and reach new donors. Don’t be afraid to reach out to your local media outlet, journalists are always looking for great local stories like yours.
Some donors may not want to make a donation online via a credit card. This form allows your donors to donate to your project (and recieve a tax-benefit for their donation) without needing a credit card or paying third-party credit card fees.