If you're passionate about changing the lives of adults with a learning disability, use the resources below to get started today. From How-To guides to sponsorships forms and an A to Z of ideas, we've got everything you need to know about raising funds to support Greenwich Mencap and The Riverwood Project. 

Fundraising guide

Hints, tips, and ideas on how to become a fantastic fundraiser for Mencap

Fundraising ideas

Get inspired with our A to Z of ideas that can involve friends & family too

Press release template

Use our press release template to help publicise your fundraising event

Sponsorship form

Use our sponsorship form to help collect support for your event

Learning disability explained

Become an expert on learning disability then help others understand too

Fundraising poster

Use this poster to let people know that you're fundraising for Mencap

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Greenwich Mencap has a Virgin Giving page which enables you to both donate and fundraise. For more information on fundraising options, visit this page. Virgin Giving collects Gift Aid on your behalf and manages all the administration, so it’s less hassle for you, and less cost to us.

You can send us funds you've raised using any of these methods:

  • Your own Virgin Giving account - it's quick and easy and they'll send the funds directly to us
  • To send us a cheque, please call us first on 0208 854 6261
We can provide you with various materials to use, and we’re always happy to chat about your plans and help you spread the word via our social media pages. Please get in touch by completing our online form, email sc1@greenwichmencap.org.uk or call us on 0208 854 6261.
The Mencap Fundraising guide has everything you need to know about raising funds, from the kind of events you could run, to keeping costs low, getting others involved and promoting your event.