Businesses and groups


Be a brilliant business for our children and their families

Your business or group can help the Childhood Cancer Association achieve so much for children with cancer, and their families.


How your business can
support us!

Business supporters are a real power behind our ability to grow as the demand for our services grows.

Enterprises like yours create and participate in amazing events and promotions — generating critical dollars that sustain what we do.

Our fantastic Helping Hands group, for example, is a vital part of how we link into the business community — and it’s also a great way for entrepreneurs and executives to network. Find out more about the group here.

You can organise an event… you can set up workplace giving… you can work with us to create promotions… you can make a one-off donation or become a regular corporate giver… you can build us into your corporate social responsibility program… you can ask your employees to adopt us as their charity of choice.

Watch this video to learn how your workplace can make a difference.

If you want your business to get involved, or you’d like to find out more about our Helping Hands — we’d love to hear from you.

Fundraising in 5 easy steps


Read our Corporate Charity Partnerships brochure or Community Fundraising Toolkit. Decide what type of fundraising activity you would like to organise, pick a name and start listing what is required to host your activity.


Complete the Fundraising Application Form to let us know about your activity. Upon approval of your fundraising activity, we will send you an Authority to Fundraise letter to confirm that we have received your details and allow you to go ahead.


Create your online fundraising page at or on Facebook (if applicable) and get ready to fundraise!


Within 14 days of finishing your fundraising, send funds raised.


Don’t forget to thank your supporters. Send them a photo, give them a shout out on social media or send them a letter with your fundraising result.

Inspiring ideas!

There are plenty of ways for your business — or your employees — to fundraise for the Childhood Cancer Association. Here are some ideas that will help you and your team to think of how you could help.

If you’re looking for inspiration for you and your friends, take a look at some more ideas here!

Charity of choice

Make us your charity of choice as part of your business' commitment to corporate social responsibility. We’d love to work with you to identify the best way in which a partnership would benefit you and us. Contact us now for more information. Watch this video.

Host a donation tin

Host a donation tin or display a QR code on your counter and encourage your customers to donate directly to us to support kids with cancer. Contact us to arrange a delivery.

Bake Sale

A good old fashioned bake sale is a guaranteed crowd favourite. Ask friends and colleagues to get baking to raise money for kids with cancer - you might like to theme your bake-off around a special occasion, like Easter, Christmas, or even Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.

Get quizzing

Testing the knowledge of your colleagues and business associates is always a fun way to socialise — and it’s also a great choice if you're thinking of raising money for us. Watch this video.

Walk, run or ride

Whether it’s a bike ride, a fun run, a golf day, or whatever you’re into, if you're thinking about creating a charity event that your team and network can participate in, we’d be pleased to hear from you. Choose us as your charity and help us make the difference. Create an online fundraising page.

Promotional Initiative

Give your customers an extra reason to buy your products or services by making a donation for each sale. We can help you identify how to get the most out of a promotional campaign. Learn more about Datacord's Make a Difference Program by watching this video.

Gala events

From small scale lunches to the grandest of dinners, gala events ensure you and your colleagues are having fun and networking — all while raising money for an amazing cause. We’ve lots of experience in advising businesses on what works, so contact us if you’re looking for insights.

Raffle prize donations

Donate your product or service to the Childhood Cancer Association, so that we can use it as an auction or raffle item at an upcoming event. We rely on donations just like this to help us raise vital funds.

Give High Fives

Get your workplace or sporting group involved in giving virtual high fives to kids with cancer to ensure they have the support they need when they need it most. You can also show off your collective impact on a nearby wall or window. It's easy to get started, contact us to set it up.

Donations in lieu of gifts

If you’re planning a corporate celebration or networking event and would like to ask for donations from colleagues and business associates. We can provide collection envelopes for your occasion and provide tax-deductible receipts for your donors. Contact us for more information.

Wear gold shoelaces

Ask your sporting team or fitness group to wear our gold shoelaces as a show of support to children who will be diagnosed with cancer. Gold is the international colour for raising awareness of childhood cancer. Buy shoelaces online.

Workplace Giving

Workplace Giving is a voluntary program in which you, as an employee, can pledge to make regular donations to the Childhood Cancer Association - this could be as little as $5 per week. As the donation is made before tax is calculated, you'll receive an immediate tax deduction. Contact us to find out more.

Watch Thomas’s Story

Watch this 5 minute film where Chris Hartley talks through his family’s journey after his son’s diagnosis of a brain tumour and the support he received from the Childhood Cancer Association.

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