Fundraising Ideas

for Missionary Ventures Canada

Many participants have utilized varying strategies and methods for fundraising for their trip expenses or their project expenses.

Giving others the opportunity to come alongside the work you are doing helps to encourage more people to become involved with the cause and to participate in cause without having to travel themselves.

Here are a few fundraising ideas which may help you or your team begin the fundraising process!

1) Hold a fundraiser dinner at your church or in your community

2) Write letters to family members/friends or local businesses

3) Host a change drive

4) Sell pies, cookie dough or other made to order desserts

5) Sell mission team t-shirts (make your own to order at: www.FundTheNations.com)

6) Partner with a restaurant to host a fundraiser dinner

7) Organize a sporting tournament, have participants pay a fee

8) Organize a trivia night, or talent show evening

9) Offer your services, gardening/show shovelling …etc in exchange for a donation

10) Have a bottle drive (liquor, beer or wine)

11) Participate in a sponsored event (bike-a-thon or walk-a-thon)

12) Organize a golf tournament

13) Silent auction or raffle

14) Yard sale with donated items

15) Community BBQ in front of a busy store

16) Fundraise online through www.GoFundMe.com and share through social media

*Please note our fundraising policy according to the Canada Revenue Agency:

If you wish to provide donors with a charitable tax receipt, you must provide information about the event to our office, and if the donors are receiving a benefit (for instance a meal) than the fair market value of the benefit is deducted from their donation.