Terms and Conditions for Fundraising

Thank you for fundraising for Greenpeace Australia Pacific!

To maintain its independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but
relies on contributions from individual supporters. We rely on the support of people like you to help save the planet.

These terms and conditions provide the basis for conducting a fundraising activity on behalf of Greenpeace.

If accepted, by signing and returning the Fundraising Application Forms, these conditions will form the basis
of any dealings between Greenpeace and the Fundraiser in relation to fundraising activities.

To fundraise for Greenpeace you must complete a Fundraiser Application Form and return it to Greenpeace
for approval. Please provide a clear written description of the proposed activity, its duration and the individuals
or group organising it. Fundraising activity is only authorised to commence when Greenpeace has approved
your application. Once approved you will be provided with an authority to fundraise letter.

Please read the conditions carefully. Thank you again for your support.
If you have any queries, please call 1800 815 151 or email: [email protected]
Good luck!

The Greenpeace Australia Pacific team

1 Terms and Conditions

Greenpeace logo and name

• Any materials or products that require the Greenpeace logo must be submitted for approval well in advance
of the date for commencement of the activity. Permission for logo use will attract conditions, particularly if
the logo is to be used to promote the activities of another organisation (even if it is not-for-profit).
Media and Communication requests

• All media material (including interviews) and press releases must be approved by Greenpeace prior to circulation.
Please send to: [email protected]

• All publicity material should clearly state where money raised will go eg: ‘All proceeds will go to
Greenpeace Australia Pacific or X percentage of proceeds will go to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.’

Collecting donations

• All fundraising monies should be sent to Greenpeace in the form of a cheque, money order or deposited
into the Greenpeace Trust Account.

• All money raised must be returned to Greenpeace within 14 days, and all fundraising must cease immediately.

• You are not able to conduct any events that involve: telemarketing, door knocking or open bucket
collections; violent or dangerous activities; the use of animals or animal rides; the sale or promotion of
tobacco products or illegal drugs.

• Greenpeace relies solely on donations from individuals and does not accept any corporation or
government donations. This policy ensures that Greenpeace remains independent, which is vital if to
uphold an uncompromising position on any environmental issue.

Receipts

• Donations over $2 can be tax deductible. However, receipts for donations will only be issued by
Greenpeace when they are specifically requested. Once the activity is completed, fundraisers should
provide a list of people requiring receipts on the template document provided detailing all relevant
particulars. Greenpeace will then send out receipts directly to donors.

Please note: Any goods or services including; tickets for events or raffles, auction items or goods purchased,
are not tax deductible items and will not receive a tax deductible receipt.

Financial aspects of the event

• All financial records related to the fundraising activity need to be kept for seven (7) years, according to
government requirements. Full records of the activity must be returned to Greenpeace no later than three
weeks after the event for auditing purposes.

• If you are going to hold a raffle or other gaming event such as bingo, you should check and comply with
your state’s gaming authority about any special conditions.

• All expenses associated with fundraising activities are the responsibility of the fundraiser. However,
expenses necessary to conduct the fundraising activity can be deducted from the proceeds, provided they
are properly documented. Total expenses must be less than 40% of all proceeds.

• Funds raised in aid of Greenpeace cannot be used to buy equipment or make a donation to another organisation.

• Fundraisers must make it clear in all their dealings with the public, sponsors and supporters that they
do not represent Greenpeace, but are raising funds that will be provided to Greenpeace to support
its activities. Suggested wording would be “proudly supporting Greenpeace” or “funds raised will help
Greenpeace to save our environment.”

• Fundraisers are not employees or agents of Greenpeace, nor are they acting in any other representative
capacity. Fundraisers undertake all fundraising activities on their own behalf and at their own risk.
Greenpeace will not be liable for any injury, damage or loss sustained as a result of any fundraising
activities. Fundraisers should note that they are not covered by Greenpeace’s public liability insurance. Any
liability insurance required for fundraising events needs to be provided by the fundraisers or venues hired
for activities.

Resources

• Greenpeace’s database of supporters and staff is not available for your event promotion.

• Due to resource constraints, Greenpeace staff are unable to assist in soliciting prizes, organizing publicity
or providing goods and services to assist in the running of a fundraising activity.

Disclaimer

• Greenpeace reserves the right to withdraw approval to fundraise should it be necessary to protect its
reputation.

• If the Fundraiser needs to suspend or cancel an activity or event for unforeseen reasons, all Greenpeace
property and profits need to be forwarded to the Fundraising Department within two weeks of notification
of cancellation.

 

2. Payment Details

To make your donation to Greenpeace please choose an option below:

Cheque/Money Order
Greenpeace Australia Pacific
GPO Box 2622
Sydney NSW 2001
3 Be a Greenpeace Hero

Create your own online fundraising event page at www.fundraiseforgreenpeace.com.au

Thank you so much for your dedicated support!