Fundraising Tips and Tricks

We believe that everyone in the outdoor recreation and education industry, including you, is important and should have the opportunity to attend the AORE Annual Conference. Fundraising is a great way to create community buy-in for your trip or conference, and not to mention, help with costs. One of the most important keys is to start early! You can fundraise through various sources. Below, you will find information to help make your fundraising experience both fun and effective. There may be more funding, resources, and ways to save out there than you think and we are here to show you some of them.

Fundraising 101

Use this resource to fundraise more effectively for the AORE Annual Conference, your program, or an upcoming trip!

Financial Assistance and Fundraising Resource

Our Student Development Committee explains how to save money, cut costs and fundraise more efficiently in this guide!

Justification Letter

We understand that with limited travel and training budgets, receiving approval to attend AORE2017 may be challenging. Attached is a sample justification letter to help you with your request. Consider making your case by adding specific context and explaining the benefits and ROI – for both you and your organization — that you will receive by attending. We hope to see you in Roanoke!