The Fundraising Starts Here!
Why not hold your own fundraising event to support Earthwatch or help towards the costs of your Earthwatch expedition? Doing your own fundraising can be hugely successful, and is always good fun!
Click on the links below to find an array of advice and tools to guide you in your fundraising journey:
All the advice you need to get started.
Use this form to record sponsorship from your friends and family for a fundraising activity (such as a sponsored run or bike ride). If those sponsoring you are UK tax payerers, urge them to declare Gift Aid on their donation to make it worth 25% more to Earthwatch.
If you are fundraising to pay for your expedition, you must use this form to record your sponsorship.
Online Sponsor Form
Use Just Giving to fundraise for a sporting event or your Earthwatch expedition. If you are fundraising for a sporting event and those sponsoring you are UK tax payerers, urge them to declare Gift Aid on their donation to make it worth 25% more to Earthwatch.
Use this form to submit your donation to Earthwatch when you have completed your fundraising.
Encourage people to ‘Be There' for Earthwatch! Print off any of these posters, and use them to advertise your fundraising event. Write your event details in the text box on the poster.
Fundraising Poster - Green Portrait
Fundraising Poster - Orange Portrait
Fundraising Poster - Green Landscape
Fundraising Poster - Orange Landscape
Expedition Image Posters
These posters with images from Earthwatch Expeditions will act as great adverts for your event, and serve as perfect event decorations!
Crocodiles of the Zambezi poster
Hunting for Caterpillars poster
Koala Ecology poster
Amazon Riverboat Exploration poster
Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge poster
You can fill this in by using Adobe Acrobat reader. Use the blank space to write in the details of your event, and then print it. You will not be able to save changes, so you will need to be connected to a printer. If you don’t have Acrobat Reader, click here for a free download of the latest version from Adobe.
Use this letter to show prospective funders that you have the support of Earthwatch. You can use this letter to ask for prizes for raffles etc, or even for cash donations. Write what you are doing and how you would like to be supported in the text box provided.
The Earthwatch Press Office have drafted step-by-step instructions and their top tips for writing a snappy press release to capture the attention of the media!