Asking someone for a donation, or to come to an event, on behalf of your school, church, or non-profit need not be a harrowing affair. Making an ask can even be (gulp!) a pleasant and enjoyable experience. The three important areas to consider in making an ask are: relationships, planning, and process. More on all three below.
Welcome to the world of adventure fundraising! You've signed up for an incredible adventure that will reward you with amazing sights, a sense of accomplishment, new friends, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. Your adventure will be richer, because it's not only about an experience, but also about doing some good in the world. Here are a few ideas collected from trip participants and other resources to give you ideas as you raise funds. Bring others along on your journey by allowing them to experience the thrill of following your adventure and the joy of participating in supporting the charitable project.