Personal Fundraising Ideas

Are you trying to make money for your personal trip, college event or challenge event? Many personal fundraising ideas are funded by Trusts, Foundations, and local companies and also you can approach government grants, but this often involves a lot of paperwork and red tape.

In fact, just involving friends and family members for your personal fundraising makes a lot more sense than many other ideas.

GAP Year Travel

Student life is the golden era for everyone and young and energetic people are so involved in their student life preparing for college or university but, after that, they intend to have fun and enjoy travel a little before settling down to the routine of a professional life.

The younger generation keep themselves occupied and are eager to go for the popular round the world trip or visits to other continents, to experience other cultures. Are you keen to know how to fund your dream travel?
Nothing is impossible in the world of young opportunities. Take a job for nine months save up enough money - though you are not used to financial budgeting and saving you should still get organized and plan your budget, saving for what you know will be the cost of flights, travel insurance, accommodation, transport, food and general living costs.

Just a simple calculation can help you to create a realistic budget of your choice, make sure to add 10% of unexpected costs so you can enjoy a relaxed planned holiday to your favorite destination for next 3 months. thus making up the proverbial "gap year", and enabling them to take up their college or university place or simply continue with their second or third years.

By doing this simple planning strategy you can, in fact, save sufficient money for your gap year, resulting in being an independent person enjoying your freedom to celebrate your holidays (and also having the benefit of staying in decent accommodation).

Once you know your funds are in place, you can plan your holiday according to your needs - just take a travel guide, pen and paper!

Recommended Resources


Challenge Events - taking on lifetime challenges to raise money for good causes

Plan Your Trip – A success guide for your travel during Gap year

Real Fundraising Stories – A bank of genuine tales of how they did it, by the fundraisers.

Volunteering & Career Breaks – This is the Gap Year guidebook which helps you to guide on everything you need to know to plan a successful year.