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Fundraising terms and conditions

If you are organising a fundraising event or activity, there are things you need to do to meet the relevant laws. To find out more, visit Consumer Affairs Victoria fundraiser responsibilities.

You may need permits, and if you are planning to raise more than $10,000, you must apply for registration. For details, visit Consumer Affairs Victoria register as a fundraiser.

Copies of any permits must be sent to Berry Street ahead of your event or activity. Contact our Supporter Care team on 1800 237 797 or supportus@berrystreet.org.au to provide this information.

We will review your application and make a decision on authorisation as an individual, group or organisation to conduct your proposed fundraising activity. A current police check may be required for the named responsible person who is conducting the fundraising activity.

Running a raffle or competition

If you are planning a raffle or competition with a combined prize value greater than $5,000, you 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).

We won’t let organisations that are outlawed under State or Federal legislation 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.

If you are interested in organising an event and making Berry Street the beneficiary, learn about the many ways you can raise funds.

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 supportus@berrystreet.org.au.