Fundraising at Schools

Fundraising is a fun, rewarding way for schools to make a difference in the lives of veterans’ families.

Getting started is easy!

You can use your own fundraising ideas or you can link into the suggested educational activities that have been designed with your schools’ learning intentions in mind. – Links to come.

Fundraising encourages charitable giving and gives your students a true understanding of the support Legacy provides to families who have sacrificed so much.

Inspire your students to make a positive impact on the lives of those who have given so much for our country.

Read our 5 Steps to Success below for some useful tips to get started:

5 Steps to Success

1. Set a Goal

Work out your goal and the best way to achieve it. Plan a timeline and research details such as location, staff, budget and other essential requirements.

2. Get in Touch

Register your event and let us know about your proposed fundraising activity. Once approved, you will be issued a Letter of Authority allowing you to proceed with your event on behalf of Melbourne Legacy.

3. Promote

It is important to get your message out there and get as many people involved as possible. We can assist with promotional material and ideas on promoting your event.

4. Plan Your Event

Create a schedule for the day of your event. Let us know if you need any help. Don’t forget to enjoy yourself and take plenty of photos.

5. Evaluate

Think about what worked and what didn’t. This way you can improve for next time. Most importantly thank everyone involved, form donors & staff, to yourself! Everyone needs to be acknowledged.