How you can raise money for people with Autism

Thank you for choosing to help raise vital funds for the Autism Association of Western Australia.

Fundraising for the Autism Association is as simple as 1, 2, 3!

Your involvement will help us to raise awareness and funds to support people in WA living with Autism; and provide valuable support to their families.

Fundraising for the Autism Association is a fun, social and rewarding way to make a difference to the lives of people with Autism and their families. We rely on vital funds raised by people like you to help us expand our services to reach more families across our vast state.

Read the our Fundraising Guidelines and the information on this page. Return the Fundraising Application Form to Fundraise@autism.org.au. We will then send you a letter to confirm you are fundraising for the Autism Association. If additional resources are needed for your fundraising event please let us know. 

Plan your event and invite your friends, family and community members to attend and get fundraising!

The fundraising opportunities are endless…

Your fundraising activity can be as simple or elaborate as you like – you are only limited by your imagination.

Fundraise as an individual or a group by taking part in an existing challenge event or by creating your own. The sky’s the limit, from fun runs or walks, morning teas and dress-up days to backyard BBQs and quiz nights. You can also collect donations in lieu of gifts for your special celebration or in tribute to a loved one.

  • Free dress day for a gold coin donation
  • Lolly jar guessing competition
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • Trivia Night
  • Auction or Raffle
  • BBQ or Picnic
  • Movie Night
  • Trash ‘n’ Treasure Sale
  • Community Fun Day or Fete
  • Gala Ball
  • Golf Day Event
  • Theatre Production or Concert
  • Sponsored Fun Run or Marathon

There are many things you can do — keep it simple or really challenge yourself!


Legal Information

Before you start organising your event, please read the following guidelines to ensure your upcoming event is not only successful and fun, but also in accordance with the law.

It is your responsibility as the organiser to ensure appropriate financial management of your fundraising event. Here are some guidelines to help.

All funds raised from your event must be paid to the Autism Association of Western Australia. You can do this by:

1. Bank Transfer

Account name: Autism Association of WA Gift Fund
BSB: 036 011
Account number: 282351 (Westpac)
Reference: Please use your reference number

Your reference number will be included in your event kit. If you are unable to use this number please email details of your deposit to Fundraise@autism.org.au so we can accurately track it.

2. Online Payment

To make an online payment using a credit card or debit card visit our online donation page. Please list your reference number in the comments box.

3. Send a Cheque

Send your cheque payable to: Autism Western Australia
Locked Bag 2 SUBIACO WA 6904
Please remember to include your reference number.

Please note the following types of activities are neither endorsed nor permitted to be conducted on behalf of the Autism Association:

  • Telemarketing
  • Door-to-door fundraising

For cash donations: the Autism Association can provide a tax deductible receipt for all donations of $2 or more. Simply collect the donor’s details using the Donor Receipt Form and the Autism Association will issue receipts when all monies have been received.

For more information or support call our Fundraising Coordinator on (08) 9489 8900 or email Fundraise@autism.org.au

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