INDIVIDUAL FUND RAISERS

FRIEND

A Friend is an individual who raises as much as possible for an NGO of his choice, using the TSK25 2016 vehicle. Individuals with a wide social network or individuals who work or have seen the work of your organization can become ‘Friends’. Young adults too can be excellent ambassadors for your work and thereby effective fundraisers as Friends. To register as a Friend, one needs to fill in and sign the registration form, which can be downloaded from www.uwkolkata.org. A Friend can register to participate in any of the race categories on race day. Race categories and event entry fees are mentioned on page 10 of this note.

Registration & Fundraising Process for a Change Maker

  • To register as a Friend, an individual needs to –

    • Fill the Friend Registration form

    • Choose the NGO/charity on wishes to fundraise for

    • Submit the form along with the cheque to UWK.

  • Once this document is received from the Friend /NGO, UWK will create a fundraising page and provide access of such page to the Friend and NGO. The Friend can now appeal to his/her network database and starting fundraising for the chosen NGO.

  • All funds raised will be in the name of ‘Society for United Way of Kolkata’, specifying the benefitting NGO, and submitted at the UWK office. UWK will in turn deduct its management fees, as mentioned in this document, and disburse the balance donation to the respective NGO.

  • All individual fund raisers will need to submit documents as may be required by Income Tax Rules/KYC.

  • Please note UWK shall retain it management fees of 12% upto INR 9,99,999 raised / 10% for amounts raised over INR 10,00,000.

CHANGE MAKER

A Change Maker is an individual who makes a commitment to raise a minimum of INR 50,000 for his/her chosen charity/cause using the TSK25 2016 vehicle. Individuals with a wide social network or individuals who work or have seen the work of your organization can become ‘Change Makers’. Young adults too can be excellent ambassadors for your work and thereby effective fundraisers as Change Makers. To register as a Change Maker, one needs to fill in and sign the registration form, which can be downloaded from www.uwkolkata.org. A Change Maker can register to participate in any of the race categories on race day. A Change Maker is not required to pay an additional amount as Event entry fees; this will be taken care of by the Philanthropy Partner. Race categories and event entry fees are mentioned on page 10 of this note.

Privileges for Change Makers

Successful Change Makers, who raise the minimum fundraising threshold of INR 50,000 on or before 1st Dec 2016, can look forward to the following privileges at the Event:

  • Name and quote on the official event website

  • Mention on branding at the Get Active Expo

  • Kitting – official event tee

  • Personalized running number bib

  • Invitee car park sticker for race day

  • Invite to the Procam Marquee on race day (the invite is non-transferable)

  • Priority line-cup at Ananda Run (6 kms)

  • Invite to TSK25 2016 Charity Awards ceremony (post event)

Registration & Fundraising Process for a Change Maker

  • To register as a Change Maker, an individual needs to –

    • Fill the Change Maker Registration form

    • Choose the NGO/charity on wishes to fundraise for

    • Submit the form along with the cheque to UWK.

  • Please note UWK shall retain it management fees of 12% upto INR 9,99,999 raised / 10% for amounts raised over INR 10,00,000.

  • Once these documents and the payment is received from the Change Maker/NGO, UWK will create a fundraising page and provide access of such page to the Change Maker and NGO. The Change Maker can now appeal to his/her network database and starting fundraising for the chosen NGO.

  • All funds raised will be in the name of ‘Society for United Way of Kolkata’, specifying the benefitting NGO, and submitted at the UWK office. UWK will in turn deduct its management fees, as mentioned in this document, and disburse the balance donation to the respective NGO.

  • All individual fund raisers will need to submit documents as may be required by Income Tax Rules/KYC.

  • To be confirmed as a Change Maker, the individual must have raised a minimum of INR 50,000 on or before 1st December 2016.Where an individual does not raise the minimum required amount, such person will not be entitled to the privileges of a Change Maker; however will be entitled to participate in the Event as a normal runner. Please note UWK shall retain it management fees of 12% upto INR 9,99,999 raised / 10% for amounts raised over INR 10,00,000.

CHANGE LEADER

A Change Leader is an individual who makes a commitment to raise a minimum of INR 1,00,000 for his/her chosen charity/cause using the TSK25 2016 vehicle. Individuals with a wide social network or individuals who work or have seen the work of your organization can become ‘Change Leaders’. Young adults too can be excellent ambassadors for your work and thereby effective fundraisers as Change Leaders. To register as a Change Leader, an individual needs to fill in and sign the registration form, which can be downloaded from www.uwkolkata.org. A Change Leader can register to participate in any of the race categories on race day. A Change Leader is not required to pay an additional amount as Event entry fees; this will be taken care of by the Philanthropy Partner. Race categories and event entry fees are mentioned on page 10 of this note.

Privileges for Change Leaders

Successful Change Leaders, who cross the minimum fundraising threshold of INR 1,00,000 on or before 1st Dec 2016, can look forward to the following privileges at TSK25 2016.

  • Change Leader and his/her chosen cause will be featured on the official event website and the Event Facebook community

  • Kitting – official event tee

  • Featured at the Get Active Expo

  • Personalized running number bib

  • Invite (non-transferable) to pre event functions

  • Invitee car park sticker for race day

  • Invite to the Grand Stand on race day (the invite is non-transferable)

  • Invite to the Procam Marquee on race day (the invite is non-transferable)

  • Priority line-up for the Ananda Run (6 kms)

  • Invite to TSK25 2016 Charity Awards ceremony (post event)

Registration & Fundraising Process for a Change Leader

  • To register as a Change Leader, an individual needs to –

    • Fill the Change Leader Registration form

    • Choose the NGO/charity on wishes to fundraise for

    • Submit the form along with the cheque to UWK.

  • Please note UWK shall retain it management fees of 12% upto INR 9,99,999 raised / 10% for amounts raised over INR 10,00,000.

  • Once these documents and payment are received from the Change Leader/NGO, UWK will create a fundraising page and provide access of such page to the Change Leader and NGO. The Change Leader can now appeal to his/her network database and starting fundraising for the chosen NGO.

  • All funds raised will be in the name of ‘Society for United Way of Kolkata’, specifying the benefitting NGO, and submitted at the UWK office. UWK will in turn deduct its management fees, as mentioned in this document, and disburse the balance donation to the respective NGO.

  • All individual fund raisers will need to submit documents as may be required by Income Tax Rules/KYC.

  • To be confirmed as a Change Leader, the individual must have raised a minimum of INR 100,000 on or before 1st December 2016. Where an individual does not raise the minimum required amount, such person will not be entitled to the privileges of a Change Leader; however will be entitled to participate in the Event as a normal runner. Please note UWK shall retain it management fees of 12% upto INR 9,99,999 raised / 10% for amounts raised over INR 10,00,000.