Become a Fundraiser
There are plenty of ways to support the Child Mind Institute, and fundraising is a great way to let your family, friends and community in on the fun. We encourage you to be creative! The possibilities are endless.
Plan a Fundraising Event
Participate in a 5K run, charity bike ride, bake sale, or other event while raising money to transform the lives of children with mental health and learning disorders.
Celebrate a Milestone
Dedicate a big achievement, birthday or anniversary to supporting children when and where they need it most. Set up a donation page and invite friends and family to celebrate with a contribution.
Market your personal project or business venture, like a self-published book or custom jewelry, while helping children reach their full potential in school and in life.
Honor their Memory
Honor a loved one by creating a fundraiser in their memory.
If you are planning a fundraising event, fill out an event application.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I receive approval for my fundraising event?
What do I do if my event changes or is cancelled?
If there are significant changes to your event plan, please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
How do I make my donation to the Child Mind Institute after my fundraiser?
If you would like to pay by wire transfer or in securities, please contact Peter Wissink, Administrative Assistant, by email at email@example.com or by calling 646.779.1779.
Submitting payment by wire or securities reduces the amount of administrative time needed to process and deposit checks, allowing the Child Mind Institute to quickly support children and families.
If you prefer to make a payment by check, please make your check payable to Child Mind Institute (Tax ID #80-0478843) and send to the following address:
Child Mind Institute
ATTN: Development Office
445 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Will the Child Mind Institute provide support for my community fundraiser?
As a nonprofit, the Child Mind Institute does not provide financial support for community fundraisers. However, our free online materials can be shared as resources for your audience.
Can I use the Child Mind Institute’s logos and branding to promote my fundraiser?
If you would like to include the Child Mind Institute’s logo and branding, please note this on your event application form and our staff will be in touch about signing a logo license agreement.
Will donors to my fundraiser receive a tax receipt from the Child Mind Institute?
Individual donors will only receive a tax receipt if they donate through childmind.org. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more about setting up a peer-to-peer fundraiser on our site.