RESOURCES for Volunteer Fundraisers

We're so grateful for your partnership with us in our mission to ensure that every child experiences life in all its fullness. Following are some resources to help as you plan events or other fundraising projects on behalf of World Vision.

Financial Guidelines for Volunteer Fundraisers

When you’re fundraising on behalf of World Vision, we ask that you be aware of and take into consideration the regulations and recommendations outlined in this document. You will find information on the following items:

  • Regulations for claiming a tax deduction
  • Quid pro quo: Goods or services provided by World Vision
  • Quid pro quo: Exchange transactions
  • Non-tax-deductible contributions
  • Fundraising events offering prizes, giveaways, or raffles

Download the Financial Guidelines Flyer

Financial Guidelines

Speaker Request Guidelines

Take advantage of World Vision’s extensive Speakers Bureau for your next fundraising event! One of our dynamic speakers will connect your audience with stories of hope and transformation, giving them a firsthand glimpse into our life-changing work around the world. This brief flyer includes the link to view our lineup of speakers and information on how to request one for your event.

Download the Speaker Request Guidelines Flyer

Speaker Request Guidelines

Recommended Books

This flyer has a helpful list of books that are related, either directly or indirectly, to World Vision's work, and can help your audience to better understand our mission and values. We've also included information on how you can procure each book.

Download the Recommended Books Flyer

after_the_tripFresh off the presses! Author Cory Trenda whose book "Reflections from Afar" is featured in the flyer has just written a new book called "After the Trip: Unpacking Your Crosscultural Experience". This books provides provides guidance for the approximately 2 million people each year who take a missions trip, do a service project through church or school or join a vision trip. Many books have been written to help guide travelers before and during their experience, but none focus on the most important element of life-change: what happens after the trip. The book is available from online booksellers.

Recommended Books

Ordering World Vision-Branded Merchandise

Order branded World Vision merchandise from our company store for yourself or as event giveaways!

  • Go to to see all available items.
  • To make a purchase, create an account by clicking the “Sign In” link in the top right corner and choosing “Create a New Account” under “Other options.”
  • Once your account is created, you can add items to your shopping cart and check out using a credit card.
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