Jewish National Fund - Plant Your Way to Israel

Fundraising Tips

Fundraising made easy!

Fundraising can be intimidating, but you'd be surprised at how easy - and impactful - it is. Keep in mind that your efforts are helping achieve the vision of building a strong homeland for tomorrow. Even if this is your first time fundraising, there's no need to worry.

Visit the Social Media Center for profile and cover photos to use in your social media accounts!

Start early!

We know that participants that start early raise more! The easiest way is to start right away by making a self-donation. Then spread the word about your donation and challenge others to match it!

Utilize your Participant Center

Your participant center is your first stop for fundraising success. Visit it often to customize your personal page with a photo and your story. Then, share your page with everyone you know. With a few clicks, your friends, family, and co-workers can give online directly to your fundraising efforts.

Get social!

Social media provides you with a quick and easy way to broadcast your participation in Plant Your Way to Israel to your entire network. Use these sample posts, cover photos and profile pics to help make your fundraising even easier!

  • Use the hash tag for your campaign #Plant Your Way to Israel and always include the url to your personal page
  • Tag @JNFUSA in your posts!
  • Make sure that your tweets don’t exceed 140 characters (use the & sign, use contractions when possible and substitute numbers for words)
  • Pictures and videos generate more likes and shares on Facebook!
Sample Posts
  • I'm kicking off my fundraising efforts for @JNFUSA to help continue developing the land of Israel for the next generation. Please support my efforts!
  • I'm on a mission to make a BIG impact for @JNFUSA! Donate today and help me raise big bucks to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel's residents.
  • I'm raising funds for @JNFUSA in honor of {insert personal story}. Support me today!
  • My Plant Your Way to Israel is coming up and I’m raising money towards meeting my fundraising goal. Don't miss your chance to support my efforts.
Get creative and plan an event

There is no silver bullet to make fundraising a success. With creativity and passion, anyone can become a fundraising pro. Take advantage of activities you and your network like to do… wine tastings, softball tournaments, yard sales and car washes are just a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing!

JNF’s Education Department is here for you

Contact us at education@jnf.org or 212.879.9305 x245 to get in touch with your local Education staff we are here to help you brainstorm and be successful.

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