Fundraise

Let your imagination run wild. There are many ways you can help to raise money - fun runs and marathons, dress-up days and movie nights, sausage sizzles and bake offs, sporting adventures and art exhibitions – turn action and fun into vital funds for the Association. 

 

With the incredible support of individuals, organisations and community groups across Victoria, the Foster Care Association of Victoria is able to make a real difference to foster carers.

 

If you have an idea you’d like to discuss, need advice or have any questions in regards to fundraising for the Foster Care Association of Victoria, please contact us on (03) 9416 4292 or email admin@fcav.org.au

 

Our Fundraising Tool Kit has loads of ideas, and here are just some of the ways you can fundraise for the Foster Care Association of Victoria.

 

Host a Event

 

Organise a group fundraising activity in your workplace, school, sporting club or community group and add a feel-good factor by raising funds for foster families through the Foster Care Association of Victoria. There are loads of different ideas to suit your setting and resources to help you make your event a smashing success and here are some tools to get you started:

 

Fundraising Toolkit
Fundraising Poster A4 size - horizontal
Fundraising Poster A4 size - vertical
Certificate of Appreciation

 

Anyone can do it! Here are three simple steps to get you started.

 

1. Choose your fundraising event

Whether you’re an individual, a group or an organisation, there are lots of ways to raise funds for foster families in need such as a bake sale or joining a fun run. For more ideas and practical tools to get you started check out our Fundraising Toolkit

 

2. Tell us about your event

Complete the Application to Fundraise form in our Fundraising Toolkit, and email it to admin@fcav.org.au and we will be in contact soon to discuss the next steps.

 

3. Set up your online fundraising page

One of the easiest ways to collect funds is through your own online fundraising page. It’s simple and convenient to use and you can even add your own photos and blog posts.

 

Set up your Everyday Hero fundraising page here.

 

Once you’ve created your page you can share it with your friends and family and post it on your social media networks and share, share, share!

 

Do a Physical Challenge

 

Seeking a personal physical challenge? Sign up for one of the dozens of funs runs and physical challenges held in Victoria each year and become a Foster Care Crusader for the Foster Care Association of Victoria. From 2km walks to full marathons, there are plenty of events for all fitness levels. 

 

With the incredible support of individuals, organisations and community groups across Victoria, the Foster Care Association of Victoria is able to make a real difference to foster carers.

 

We’ve listed some of the most popular events below. You might also wish to get in touch with your local council or search online to find other events.

 

Victoria

 

WhatWhenFor more information
Stadium Stomp MCG 26 June

www.stadiumstomp.com

Run Melbourne 24 July

www.runmelbourne.com

Melbourne Marathon 16 Oct

www.melbournemarathon.com.au

Sandy Point Half Marathon 21 Aug

www.solemotive.com

Father’s Day Bike Ride Melb 6 Sept

www.cyclestyle.com.au

Great Southern Crossing
virtual cycling across Aust
Sept

www.greatsoutherncrossing.com

Medibank Melbourne Marathon 16 Oct

www.melbournemarathon.com.au

Tough Mudder Melbourne 19 & 20 Nov

www.toughmudder.com.au

The City 2 Sea 20 Nov

www.thecity2sea.com.au

Emma and Tom’s Chrismas Run Dec www.events.solemotive.com/christmas-run

*Where links aren't provided, the event website might not yet be available. 

 

It’s easy to get started. 

Simply sign up for the event and create an online fundraising page.

 

One of the easiest ways to collect funds is through your own online fundraising page. It’s simple and convenient to use and you can even add your own photos and blog posts.

 

Set up your Everyday Hero fundraising page here

 

Once you’ve created your page you can share it with your friends and family and post it on your social media networks as a great start to your fundraising.

 

 

Have your own idea? If an event or fun run isn’t your thing, let us know what you have in mind. It could be donating a percentage of sales from your product or business, or an individual challenge you set yourself (we’ve heard of people that ran the length of Central America and paddle boarded from Sydney to Melbourne!). You can complete our Request to Fundraise form here.

 

Other ways to give: