Tips and tools

Together, we can make a difference. Set an ambitious goal and use these tips and tools to engage your network and ask for donations. You’ll be amazed by how many friends, family and colleagues will be eager to get involved.

Be Donor #1

“I was actually the first person to donate to my fundraiser. I wanted to show I was committed to the cause and inspire my friends and family to donate as well.”

Stephanie

Raised $827

Make it personal

“I made sure to add a photo to my profile and explain why I was donating my birthday to Greenpeace. I also posted updates regularly so people I knew I was actively fundraising.”

Rommel

Raised $582

Ask and ask again

“I felt kind of shy about it at first, but I posted about my fundraising challenge EVERY DAY on social media – and it worked! People told me they followed my journey each day and enjoyed my updates. In the end I more than tripled my original fundraising goal.”

Marie-Christine

Raised $1,802

Say thanks

“I loved that I could send my thank you messages to my donors through the website. I think people appreciated those messages and it was a nice way to reconnect with family and friends.”

Julie

Raised $789

Get social

“I was amazed by the response over social media - a few social media posts allowed me to connect with a huge range of people. I was astounded by how many people got excited about it all. It was incredibly warming to get support from a whole range of my connections.”

Anna

Raised $925

Use your Dashboard

“I used my dashboard to send emails and thank you messages, post updates, and increase my fundraising goal. I was actually obsessed with checking my dashboard for updates every day!”

Miriam

Raised $1,679

Fundraiser Guide

Looking for more tips and advice? Download your free fundraiser guide to help kick-start your fundraiser.

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Video

Share this inspiring video on social media to encourage your donors to give.

Facebook Cover Photo

Update your Facebook cover photo to show your commitment and encourage your friends and family to donate.

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Newsfeed Photos

Posting social media updates is easy when you use one of these photos.

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Instagram Story Wallpapers

Pick a wallpaper to make updates on Instagram Stories about your fundraiser.

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Fundraising Posters

Print out a fundraising poster, personalize it and pin it up in your office, community centre, or gym.

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Fundraising Cards

Print out these fundraising cards and hand them out to remind your friends, family, and colleagues to donate to your fundraiser.

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Not sure what to say? 

Here are some social captions you can copy & paste to get started:

I’m donating my day to @GreenpeaceCA #BECAUSE everyone has a reason to save the planet. Please make a donation in lieu of gifts for my [birthday] [fundraiser link] #Greenpeace

It’s time for a new sporting adventure! I’m [running] to raise funds for @GreenpeaceCA #BECAUSE everyone has a reason to save the planet.. Who will be my first donor? @tagfriend @tagfriend @tagfriend [fundraiser link] #Greenpeace

I’m taking on a challenge and starting a fundraiser for @GreenpeaceCA #BECAUSE everyone has a reason to save the planet. Will you donate to support? [fundraiser link] #Greenpeace

I love to [paint] so I’m using my skills to raise much-needed funds for @GreenpaceCA #BECAUSE everyone has a reason to save the planet. Please donate to support! [fundraiser link] #Greenpeace