Fundraise for CSTT
The good news is you don't have to be an athlete to raise money for CSTT. You can raise money in all sorts of ways from sponsored walks, and runs to sponsored cycle rides to sponsored silences, waxing or even holding a Dress down day at work or school? Whatever you decide to do you are only limited by your imagination!
Our top ten easy steps to fund raising
1. Get an idea of what to do
Have a look at our A-Z of Ideas to get you started
2. Don't forget to choose a date and venue
Will you hold your activity at home, at the office, in the garden or somewhere a little different? Think about what time of the year is best and find out what else is going on in the local area.
3. Get some help
Contact your local shops, pubs and restaurants to donate items, prizes or display posters. Contact the CSTT office for extra help and ideas. Ask friends, family and colleagues to help out, donate and get their ideas.
4. Invite your guests
The more guests you have, the more you can raise for CSTT. Email, phone and send out the details of your event to all your friends, family and colleagues.
5. Set up an online fundraising page
Set up an online fundraising page at Just giving.com
6. Set your fundraising target
Set your donation or entry fee for the event and plan some fundraising activities such as a tombolas, raffles and auctions to raise even more money. Think about any costs you may incur and make sure you stick to your budget!
7. Tell as many people as you can about your event
Put up posters in your local area or contact local papers for coverage if you want even more people to join you.
8. Thank your guests
Everyone who comes to your event will be making a difference to CSTT, so let them know how much they have helped to raise.
9. Send in your money
Send cheques made payable to Chartered Surveyors Training Trust and send into our London office with your name and address so we can say thank you.
10. Enjoy it! Have fun and make it safe
The key to a great event, and successful fundraising, is to enjoy yourself. The more fun you have, the more your guests are likely to give! As well as having fun it is vital that in holding any event you protect yourself and others. See our guidance on keeping it safe and keeping it legal.
Remember that whatever you decide to do we want to hear about it so don't forget to contact us and let us know about what you're doing maybe we will be able to help promote your event.
Whatever your event may be, setting up your own fundraising page is quick and easy to do. It is a really great way to get your friends family and colleagues to support you!