‘Sponsorship’ in Practice (Australia & Global) (incl Fundraising)


Mentor groups are responsible for ensuring compliance with any applicable laws or regulations with respect to fundraising and other group activities. Here are some resources that explain some of the applicable rules in Australia with respect to fundraising:



You should also read and consider the terms and conditions of any fundraising platforms that you use (eg GoFundMe or Facebook Fundraising).

Armidale Sanctuary Group has shared a helpful resource on ‘Setting up Administration for Fundraising’.

Here is a helpful resource for setting up a bank account for your group – banking options

Suggested tasks/activities for Mentor Groups

Woollahra Welcome Group has shared a suggested list of tasks for group coordinators as a guide.

Self Care for Mentor Groups

Learn about how to deal with compassion fatigue, burnout and vicarious trauma in this guidebook developed by QPASST – QPASST Guidebook on Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Vicarious Trauma (2016)

Australian Sponsorship Resources


Global Sponsorship Resources