Fundraising Tips

Download our free toolkit for lots of festive Christmas fundraising ideas and activities!


If you are going to raise money for Scotland’s hidden children, then please get in touch. We can give you lots of support with your activities and give you access to T-shirts and any other materials that you might need, to help you make an impact.
If you are going to be gathering sponsorship as one of the ways you are raising funds, then you can download a sponsorship form.
If you holding an event and want to advertise it, you can download a poster template.
For anything else, contact us on or 0800 0856 150

Don’t forget to tweet and mention us on Facebook, so we can share your stories. You’ll find us at and
During your activity, take lots of photographs so we can share your news with all our followers

Gift Aid

  • Gift aid adds an extra 25% onto eligible donations, so £1 becomes £1.25, at no extra charge to you. It quickly adds up!
  • It’s a government scheme that allows us to claim for the tax you’ve already paid on your donations
  • It applies to all donations from individuals, including those sponsoring you for your fundraising activity
  • When filling in one of our donation forms, ensure we can claim Gift Aid on your donation by making sure you’ve supplied
  • Your name in full
  • Your full home address
  • How much you are donatiNG and the date you’ve made the donation
  • A tick in the box which states you are happy for us to collect Gift Aid

If you are collecting sponsorship, please make sure your sponsors have also filled out the information above.