Now that you have been nominated, fundraising might be a necessary part of your journey to the Congress for Global Good – not only because it will assist you in paying for part of your trip, but because it will help you develop a wide array of life skills, such as goal-setting, planning, following through, and communicating. Many of these are also essential skills in learning how to be an advocate for global change! Fundraising will also give you an opportunity to build social and leadership skills.
Your academic achievements brought you to this point in your life, and that kind of determination makes your potential accomplishments – including those related to fundraising – endless. Although fundraising may seem daunting, it can be fun and rewarding. You CAN do this!
This guide is full of helpful tips and detailed ideas to assist you on your fundraising journey.
Three ways to help pay for your tuition and travel:
- The Academy will award a limited number of partial scholarships based primarily on financial need. For more information, email Scholarship@CongressForGlobalGood.com.
- Spread out your payments. The Academy offers the option of paying your tuition in payments, so you and your parents don’t have to make one big financial commitment. Please check the enrollment form enclosed with your invitation for your current options. And you can change your mind and get 100% of your money back up to 60 days after you enroll.
- Raise money in your community. This is a wonderful way to pay for your tuition and trip that has been successfully used by thousands of students. Here’s how you do it…