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Organising a Fundraiser Event

Thank you for your interest in organising a fundraiser event for Blue Knot Foundation, your efforts will help raise vital awareness and ensure the continual delivery of our specialist services.

There are a number of ways you can fundraise, below are just some simple ideas for you or your organisation:

As an individual or group -

  • Morning or afternoon tea with a gold coin donation
  • Birthday or anniversary celebration seeking charity donation
  • Organised walk, run, swim or cycle
  • Fundraising dinner or gala event
  • Trivia or movie night
  • Barbeque
  • Mufti day
  • Faith-based event

As an organisation -

  • Donate a percentage from the sale of particular items
  • Name Blue Knot Foundation as your chosen charity at your next corporate lunch, dinner or Golf Day
  • Show your support of Blue Knot Foundation to your customers and clients by running a donations appeal
  • Set up workplace giving to Blue Knot Foundation where the organisation matches the amount donated


Sounds doable? Let’s get started!

Step 1: Please read our Fundraising Guidelines to get a better idea of what it means to organise a fundraiser event on behalf of Blue Knot Foundation.

Step 2: Fill in the below event and fundraising application form, you may also download a hard copy of this form and send it to us via post if you would prefer.

Alternatively, if fundraising is not your thing, you can simply make a donation to Blue Knot Foundation to show your support.

Fundraiser Event Form

  • Tell Us About Yourself

  • Street or Postal Address

    Street Address 2




  • Phone Number
  • Phone Number
  • Tell Us About Your Activity

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  • :
  • :

  • Street Address

    Street Address 2




  • How do you plan to promote and advertise for the event? (Please refer to the Fundraising Guidelines regarding promoting your event)
  • If the answer to the above is 'Yes', please forward a copy of the public liability insurance cover note to at least 14 days prior to the start of the Event.
  • Please read the terms of submission below and then tick this box to accept.


  • I confirm I have read and understood the Fundraising Guidelines and will abide by them at all times.
  • I confirm all the information provided in this form is accurate and does not contravene any intellectual property rights, copyright or other laws.
  • I agree that all personal and sensitive information associated with the proposed event will be handled in accordance with all relevant privacy legislation. (Please note that the details you provide will only be used for correspondence and/or media opportunities).
  • I confirm that the proposed Event complies with all relevant legislative and local government requirements, including all appropriate permits, licenses and insurance necessary in the state/territory where the event is to be held. It is the responsibility of the Event Organiser to ensure adequate public liability insurance cover is held in relation to the Event.
  • I confirm that I will not exploit the position as the Event’s Organiser and/or the association with Blue Knot Foundation for personal gain.
  • I confirm that as the Event Organiser, I release Blue Knot Foundation from any liability for any injury, accident or other loss, whether physical or financial, suffered by the Organiser or its personnel while conducting the Event.
  • I confirm that any fundraising costs shall at all times be held to a percentage of revenue which is generally acceptable within the not-for-profit sector and by the public. The traditional percentage split is no more than 70/30 – overall activity revenue to activity costs.
  • I consent that any photos I provide can be used to promote any work and activities of Blue Knot Foundation for no monetary claim. I agree that these photos will have had the permission of those in the photos to be used by Blue Knot Foundation.
  • I confirm that by submitting this form, I am acting on behalf of, and with the authority and power to bind those individuals and companies conducting the Event.


Health Direct


Head to Health


“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”


“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”


"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”


Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEST

Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEST

For media comment, please contact:
Dr Cathy Kezelman
+61 425 812 197
+61 2 8920 3611

For media enquiries, please contact: 
Jackie Hanafie
+61 3 9005 7353
+61 412 652 439


The information and resources on this site are provided for general education and as information and/or a guide only. They do not replace, and should not be used as a substitute for, counselling, therapy or other services, and should at no time be regarded or treated as professional advice of any kind. Personal needs and circumstances should always be carefully and thoroughly considered to determine the optimal approach in each individual case.