St Mary Of The Angels College students selling pancakes outside their local IGA. Photo: Ruth Bakogianis

Fundraise for Caritas Australia's Project Compassion

Project Compassion enables you to engage the hearts, minds, and energy of your community to support people living in poverty around the world.

You can inspire friends and family to take up the challenge and motivate one another towards greater generosity. Fundraising is a great way to put your compassion into action to support vulnerable communities.

Why you should fundraise for Project Compassion

Build a community

This Project Compassion, bring people together and unite your family and friends for a common cause. By starting a fundraiser, you'll build a sense of connection and shared purpose.

Raise awareness

Fundraising events and campaigns can bring attention to important issues and causes, educating people and increasing public awareness.

Generate funds

Community fundraising can provide much-needed financial support for Caritas Australia's Project Compassion and initiatives in Australia and across the world. Your contribution will go towards supporting people where the need is greatest.

Feel empowered

By fundraising you’ll feel like you are making a difference and contributing to positive change in your community and beyond.

Ethical fundraising

Caritas Australia is committed to ethical fundraising practices, and ensures that the majority of funds raised go directly to program activities. We are a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and adhere to our Code of Conduct.

Get active

Achieve your fundraising and health goals by turning your fundraising campaign into a run, walk, cycle or swim. 

Put your compassion in action!


Don’t worry, we have plenty of resources to support you on your fundraising journey.


Caritas KS

Every day, thousands of individuals around the world need to cover many kilometres to fetch water, obtain food, get to school or market, or simply to survive. You can host a walkathon to raise funds to support vulnerable communities.

Caritas Kitchen

Share good food with your friends and raise money for those who can’t always put a meal on their table. Gather your guests, cook something you love, and collect donations from your fundraiser.

Hold Your Own

Get creative and raise money any way you choose, it's all about making a difference your way! Big or small, at work or at home you'll have a lot of fun while raising vital funds!

Give It Up for Lent

Giving something up is a simple way to combine the three pillars of Lent into one charitable activity. Giving up our daily coffee, chocolate or even social media is really a type of fasting, so why not give it up for Lent?