• Resources

You’ve made the decision to take on an epic challenge to help get the one-up on cancer—we can’t thank you enough, you’re a legend!

We want to make sure you have everything you need to help fly past your fundraising goals.

Check out the resources below and get cracking!

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Give us a call on 1800 440 155 or email the team and we’ll be able to help you out. 
 

2018 Tassie Smiddy Challenge 

 

DOWNLOAD THE RIDER HANDBOOK 
This short booklet provides some tips and ideas on what to expect on the ride; how to maximise your donations; the impact of your fundraising and a handy calendar of dates to print and stick on the fridge!

Download the MEMORY JOGGER 
This one-page jogger will help you identify different network streams to target with your fundraising.

Download the IDEAS BLITZ 
This tool can help you become more energised and confident when it comes to your fundraising by helping you streamline your fundraising and network planning.

Download HOW TO ASK FOR DONATIONS 
Once you’ve identified who your key networks are, it’s time to get down to the business of asking for donations and this step-by-step guide will help you do just that!

Download HOW TO WRITE AN EMAIL + TEMPLATE 
This email template is the basis for a fundraising email you can send to all of your potential supporters. This email template is just a starting point, so make sure you put your own personal touch on it. The more personalised you make it, the more impact it will have with your potential donors. You’ll also need to add a link to your personal fundraising page. If you need any help telling your story (your ‘why’) give us a shout and we’ll put you in touch our Communications team.

Download the EMAIL SIGNATURE  
This graphic is for insertion into your work email signature to constantly remind people of what you are about to undertake. It can be linked to your personal Smiling for Smiddy fundraising page.

Download the EDITABLE FUNDRAISING POSTER 
We’ve designed this poster for you to update, print out and put up in your office or any other venues that may be suitable. You will be able to edit the text in the white box to either drop in your fundraising page link or replace it completely with information about your fundraising events.

Download HOW TO ASK BUSINESSES FOR SUPPORT 
A well-written donation letter can help set the stage for success when it comes to sourcing prizes and/or auction and raffle items for your fundraiser. These tips and email templates should help you get started!

Download HOW TO HOST A SUCCESSFUL EVENT  
Hosting an event can be a great way to get your colleagues, friends and family together to help raise funds for cancer research at Mater. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you make your next fundraising event a huge success!

2018 Bottlemart Smiddy Challenge 

 

DOWNLOAD THE RIDER HANDBOOK 
This short booklet provides some tips and ideas on what to expect on the ride; how to maximise your donations; the impact of your fundraising and a handy calendar of dates to print and stick on the fridge!

Download the MEMORY JOGGER 
This one-page jogger will help you identify different network streams to target with your fundraising.

Download the IDEAS BLITZ 
This tool can help you become more energised and confident when it comes to your fundraising by helping you streamline your fundraising and network planning.

Download HOW TO ASK FOR DONATIONS 
Once you’ve identified who your key networks are, it’s time to get down to the business of asking for donations and this step-by-step guide will help you do just that!

Download HOW TO WRITE AN EMAIL + TEMPLATE 
This email template is the basis for a fundraising email you can send to all of your potential supporters. This email template is just a starting point, so make sure you put your own personal touch on it. The more personalised you make it, the more impact it will have with your potential donors. You’ll also need to add a link to your personal fundraising page. If you need any help telling your story (your ‘why’) give us a shout and we’ll put you in touch our Communications team.

Download the EMAIL SIGNATURE  
This graphic is for insertion into your work email signature to constantly remind people of what you are about to undertake. It can be linked to your personal Smiling for Smiddy fundraising page.

Download the EDITABLE FUNDRAISING POSTER 
We’ve designed this poster for you to update, print out and put up in your office or any other venues that may be suitable. You will be able to edit the text in the white box to either drop in your fundraising page link or replace it completely with information about your fundraising events.

Download HOW TO ASK BUSINESSES FOR SUPPORT 
A well-written donation letter can help set the stage for success when it comes to sourcing prizes and/or auction and raffle items for your fundraiser. These tips and email templates should help you get started!

Download HOW TO HOST A SUCCESSFUL EVENT  
Hosting an event can be a great way to get your colleagues, friends and family together to help raise funds for cancer research at Mater. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you make your next fundraising event a huge success!

 

2018 NOOSA TRIATHLON MULTI SPORT FESTIVAL

 

Download: Noosa Tri email signature

 

GENERIC USE 

 

INFORMATION SHEETS 

Here are four brochures to give you background on the four major cancer research streams funded by Smiling for Smiddy—breast, prostate, ovarian and melanoma. These are handy if you want to ‘brush up’ on your knowledge of exactly where your fundraising dollars will go and you are welcome to forward them to your supporters when seeking donations. 

Melanoma | Prostate | Breast | Ovarian

    

GENERIC FUNDRAISING POSTERS

These posters have room to write in your personalised details. Selling cookies at work? Holding a fundraising event? Whatever you're doing, these posters can help tell your fundraising message and give you a place to provide the all important details.

Download: Cycling fundraising poster

Download: Triathlon fundraising poster

101 GUIDES

Download: Movie Night 101
Enlist the help of Hollywood stars in your fundraising

Download: Raffles 101
With this guide you can't lose

Download: Sausage Sizzle 101
Sizzle up some funds with a classic barbie

 

FORMS

Download: Banking form
The form you need to bank funds you've raised offline.

EVERYTHING ELSE

If you’d like to order any of the items below, you can call us on 1800 440 155 or email info@smiddy.org.au.  

  • Money tins
  • Smiddy merchandise 
Related Documents

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