Frequently Asked Questions

Find an answer to the questions most frequently asked by MS community fundraisers.

Logistics

  • I want to fundraise for MS - how do I register?
  • I am having special occasion. Instead of gifts I want guests to donate money to MS. How do I do this?
  • My friend has multiple sclerosis. I want to raise directly for them to use. Can you help?
  • Do I need public liability cover (insurance) for my community fundraising activity?
  • How do I know if I need permits for my event or fundraising activities (ie. raffle)?
  • Do MS have event and risk management templates for community events?
  • Where can I view the MS Fundraising Terms and Conditions?

Promotions

  • Can MS help advertise my fundraising event?
  • Can I speak to the media about my event?
  • Can I use the MS logo to promote my event?

Money matters

  • If I want to collect cash donations at my event, what do I have to do?
  • Can you supply receipts and are there circumstances when a receipt can not be issued?
  • How do I bank the money I raise?
  • Can I collect door-to-door or on the street?
  • How much is too much when it comes to event expenses?

Added touches

  • Do you have merchandise I can sell at my event?
  • Do you have guest speakers who can talk at my event?
  • Can MS supply bonbonnieres for my wedding?
  • I know a business wanting to host an MS Donation Tin – how can they organise that?
  • How do I facilitate my employer matching my fundraising?

Our organisation

  • What happened to the MS Society?
  • Other MS organisations

Find Out More

Get in touch by calling 1300 733 690 or emailing communityfundraising@ms.org.au

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