ELAA provides advice and support on fundraising legislation and resources to assist early learning services to raise funds.

The ‘Caring for Kids’ raffle: an award-winning fundraising activity!


Each year in Term 2, ELAA runs the Caring for Kids raffle. Over the years we have had success in raising over 2 million dollars for the early childhood sector – a great fundraising achievement. Playgroup Victoria has again joined ELAA encourages all playgroups to participate in this easy fundraising activity.

2018 Caring for Kids Raffle – winning tickets and prize winners

1st Prize – TICKET 22364 – Yana Zheng (Hawthorn) – ticket purchased from Indra Preschool
2nd Prize – TICKET 16343 – Sarah Driscoll (Essendon) – ticket purchased from Ascot Vale Progress Kindergarten
3rd Prize – TICKET 17202 – Carrie Giacometti (Chadstone) – ticket purchased from Ashwood Childrens Centre
4th Prize – TICKET 01656 – Frank Clemente (Avondale Heights) – ticket purchased from Avondale Heights Grandparents Playgroup

Congratulations to Clare Court Childrens Service who sold the most raffle tickets.

2018 Prizes

1st Prize: Flight centre travel voucher valued at $6,000
2nd Prize: Harvey Norman voucher valued at $2,500
3rd Prize: JB HiFi voucher valued at $750
4th Prize: Coles Myer voucher valued at $250

Prize for the service or playgroup that sells the highest number of tickets: A wonderful package of educational products worth $1200 and includes vouchers and products from Bellbird, Kid-Z, Crayola and Officeworks.

Prize for the top 20 sellers: a selection of children’s books valued at $50.

Christmas Books

Each year ELAA teams up with Carnival Club to bring members hugely discounted children’s book titles.

  • great gift ideas for early learning services.
  • ideal to re-sell as fundraising items.

Fundraising Made Simple

This free guide to Fundraising is a tool for early learning service committees to use as a guide when organising fundraising activities. It provides:

  • basic principles of fundraising
  • fundraising guidelines and regulations
  • helpful hints
  • suggestions for fun events
  • risk management
  • marketing your event

download the guide

Contact ELAA
t: (03) 9489 3500