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How Berry Street supports fundraisers

How Berry Street Supports Fundraisers

How Berry Street can support you

  • provide guidance and templates to help you plan and promote your fundraising activities
  • provide marketing templates you can use to promote online or in your community
  • provide Berry Street logos for use on marketing materials (please note that any use of the Berry Street logo must be approved in advance)
  • provide you with an Authority to Fundraise letter so you can reach out to businesses, venues or community groups for sponsorship or donations
  • provide a fundraising page to collect online donations (if needed)
  • support you to set up a Gifts from the Heart page
  • provide information about Berry Street you can use in your promotions.

Your responsibilities as a fundraiser

  • register your fundraising activities with us
  • promote through social media, emails, flyers, posters
  • send us any marketing assets you create with the Berry Street logo before you promote your event or activity
  • identify and work with vendors (e.g. venue, catering, entertainment) for your event
  • reach out to organisations or local businesses for sponsorship or in-kind support
  • keep track of and cover all event expenses (note: we do not financially support or reimburse fundraisers for your expenses)
  • handle all event day logistics, including event set-up, decorations, catering and so on.

Terms and conditions

If you are organising a fundraising event or activity, there may be things you need to do to meet the relevant laws. Please ensure you register your fundraiser with us.

Contact our Supporter Care team on 1800 237 797 or to provide this information or if you have any questions.

We will review your event application and let you know via email if you have been approved to raise funds on behalf of Berry Street.

Running a raffle or competition

If you are planning a raffle or competition with a combined prize value greater than $5,000, you may require a permit in Victoria. To find out more go to the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.

Dealing with accusations of fraud

We will refer any allegations or indication of fraudulent fundraising activities to Victoria Police and Consumer Affairs Victoria (Department of Justice). Berry Street will not allow organisations or groups that are outlawed under State or Federal legislation to fundraise for us.

Using the Berry Street name and logo

You will need our approval before using the Berry Street name and logo. All artwork for any posters or other collateral must also be approved by Berry Street.

Your publicity must state clearly that the event or activity is being organised by yourself or your company. It must be made clear in all promotional material that Berry Street is a beneficiary only. Please send us a copy of your marketing materials for approval before you promote your event.

If you have any questions or concerns about this, please get in touch below.

Contact us

To find out more about what you need to do to fundraise for Berry Street, please contact us on 1800 237 797 or We’re here to help if you have any questions.

If you’re ready to register with us, please fill out our fundraiser registration form.

Any questions?

Email or phone 1800 237 797. We're here to help!