Online Fundraising

Our Fundraising Tips and Tricks

Boost your online fundraising with our handy tips and tricks!


1. Set yourself a goal 

  •  Aim high and tell everyone!

2. Upload a photo of yourself or your team

  •  Pages with photos are proven to raise more funds – so, get snapping!

3. Tell your personal story

  • Write a personal bio about why you are raising funds for PCYC Queensland
  • What does PCYC Queensland mean to you? 
  • People will donate because you are asking them to 

4. Be the first to donate

  • Kickstart your fundraising by making a generous personal donation that you would like your supporters to match

5. Spread the word

  • Tell everyone that you are fundraising for PCYC embRACE! Friends, family, colleagues, neighbours…everyone! The more people you tell, the more donations you will receive
  • Send everyone an email with details and a link to your fundraising page

6. Get social 

  •  Share your page via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

7. Be creative

  • Think of interesting ways to get people excited about donating and participating
  • “If I reach $500 I will ______ at PCYC embRACE!”

8. Follow up

  • Even the most organised people can be forgetful… a little reminder nudge to donate never hurt anyone!

9. Ask for help

  • The PCYC Queensland Fundraising team is here to help you achieve your fundraising goal!
  • Contact us on 07 3909 9573 or email for some personalised tips and advice on fundraising

10. It’s not over ‘til it’s over

  • You will be surprised by how many donations are received after an event is over!
  • Follow up with an email and social media update to your supporters about how you went and thank you them for supporting you.  You may get a few last minute donations! 

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If you are still feeling a bit stuck with your fundraising efforts, don’t hesitate to contact the PCYC Queensland Fundraising team on 3909 9573 or – we are here to help!