1. Who's your audience?

Identifying who your supporters and network are early on will make your fundraising easy breezy!



Extended family


Friends, old and new


Work colleagues


Friends from a hobby


Friends from your place of worship


Your local community


2. How do I talk about my fundraising page?

Sharing your page with as many people, both online, and in person, will help you reach your target


In person




3. When do I talk about my fundraising?


Sense of urgency

Give people a reason to sponsor you there-and-then, rather than holding back till later.


Do it often

Get in the habit of posting updates to remind people to donate. This will create a buzz and a sense of momentum.


Perfect timing

We see the most donations in the evening, and the end of the month is a key moment too!

sparkl2Sharing onlinesparksr

Using a social media channel is a great way to contact people you might not be able to reach in person in just a few taps and clicks!


Asking for donations

Need a bit of guidance on what to say? Use our templates to help you appeal for donations online.

See templates


Sharing your journey

Make your fundraising journey a fun one to follow, here's some ideas on how to create exciting posts along the way.


Find out more


What social platform to use?

Choose a platform that you use frequently, or have used in the last 6 months. Think LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or maybe all of them.


Find out more

sparkl2Fundraising in personsparksr

Nothing beats having a face-to-face conversation. It’s a chance for you to take your
time to tell people what you’re doing and why. How could your audience refuse?!


Mini fundraising events

People love coming together for a good cause, so why not put on an event? From coffee mornings to skydives, there's plenty of different ways you can get your friends involved.

Fundraising ideas


Get donations on the go

Did you know that you can donate
with Apple Pay and Google Pay on
your phone? Making fundraising
easy wherever you are!​


See our help article >


Poster and sign making

Don't forget to include your charity's
shopping list, and a link to your
fundraising page with a QR code
and your page address


How to add a QR code >


Paying in, your way​

It’s nice to see your total fundraising
amount in all its glory. It’s easy to
add your cash in hand donations to
your page.


See our help article >


Asking for donations

Use our templates to help you appeal for donations on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or email.

Introduce your fundraising

How and why are your fundraising, and what's your charity trying to achieve?


I'm fundraising for <charity name> because <why this
cause is close to your heart>. The work they do is
incredible; they <charity's mission>. Any donation
small or large will really help make a difference!
<copy and paste your fundraising page link>


Talk about your charity

Help people understand why they are donating


Please help me raise funds for <charity name>
Here's what your donation will achieve:
X will help them buy < item >
X will buy a life-changing < item >
With X, they will be able to afford a < item >
< copy and paste your fundraising page link >


Share your page

Send your network directly to your page. Enough said!


I’m raising money for <charity name> and it would be
awesome if you could help! It’s a cause that means a lot
to me and my fundraising page shows what I’m doing
and why.
<copy and paste your fundraising page link>


Celebrate milestones

Are you close to a fundraising milestone? Add an incentive for your donors.


I’m just <X amount> away from reaching 50% of my fundraising
target! When I get there, I will < type a fun challenge
that you will commit to if you reach 50% >.
< copy and paste your fundraising page link >


Coming up to the big day

Remind people in the run up to the event as many times as you can!


Ahhhh, the countdown has started! I’m just <type days
or weeks> away from the big challenge for <charity
name>. There’s still time to make a donation and every
penny counts!
< copy and paste your fundraising page link >


After the big day

Donations don’t stop after the big day.


I did it! I managed to complete the <event name>!
Thanks to everyone who supported me. It’s still not too
late to donate now!
<copy and paste your fundraising page link>


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