Fundraising

Want to raise some money towards the cost of Common Ground? You’ve come to the right place!

Scroll down to check out your UK fundraising options and email info@commonground.camp if you have any questions. You can click on the name of each funding source to find out more.

Are you outside the UK? Please visit the page Fundraising for International Delegations.

New to fundraising? Check out our short video from Chair of the Board, Tom, introducing this section of the website and how you can fundraise.


UK GROUPS: WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY

Funding sourceDifficultyLikelihood of successAmount you could raiseConditions
Co-op Local CausesVery easyHigh£1500 - £6000Only available in Coop Group areas. Next application round will be in late spring 2020. This will be too late for Common Ground specifically, but will be great for your district capacity building more generally.
Local GivingEasyGuaranteed50% of event fee (donation)Parents need to sign up to a regular donation for 12 months in order to get match-funding. The applications are currently closed, we are hoping for an update in Feb 2020.
Gift AidMediumGuaranteed25% of event fee (donation)Parents paying for subs or camps must pay some income tax or capital gains tax
Awards for AllMediumMediumUp to £10,000Means tested - you need to show a level of deprivation to get the money
Donation-based crowdfundingEasyHighVariesCrowdfunding is a way of raising donations by asking a large number of people each for a small amount of money. You have several platforms to choose from. Consider pages such as GoFundMe, Justgiving or Crowdfunder. Check carefully that the page fee is 0%.
Lions ClubEasyMediumVariesYour local philanthropic organisations may donate towards camp costs. Call your local club to enquire. It's good for raising our profile too! A sample fundraising letter is available from info@commonground.camp.