Fundraising & Fundraising Rewards

In 10 years, Tour de Guelph has raised over $1 million in net fundraising proceeds.

Riders who choose to fundraise have made the largest fundraising impact in the past few years. In fact, in each of the past three years, riders have raised over $100,000 each year! And over the event’s entire nine-year history, riders have fundraised a total of $670,410! This is incredible!

Please help us reach our $200,000 fundraising goal for our 11th annual ride. 

When you fundraise, you can receive fundraising rewards, proudly presented by The Village of Arbour Trails.

Milestone Prizes

Option to receive the exclusive 2024 Tour de Guelph cycling jersey, hat or buff when you fundraise $300.

 

Adult jersey’s fit snug, if you prefer a looser fit, go up one to two sizes.

Youth sizes also fit on the small side, consider going up a size.

 

You also have the option of purchasing a jersey, hat and buff at the time of your registration. Jersey’s are $100, hat’s are $50 and buffs are $40 to buy. Plus you will receive a $25 charitable tax receipt for every jersey, hat or buff you purchase. All proceeds from sales will be donated to The Foundation and Rotary clubs through Tour de Guelph.

 

All those to meet the $300 fundraising milestone or to purchase a jersey with their registration before Monday, May 6th will have their jersey available for their event day ride.

If you purchase your jersey or reach the $300 milestone on Monday, May 6th or after, then your jersey will be delivered to you up to 6 weeks following the event period ending Sunday, June 23rd.

All those to meet the $300 fundraising milestone or to purchase a hat or buff with their registration before Monday, May 13th will have their jersey available for their event day ride.

If you purchase your hat or buff or reach the $300 milestone on Monday, May 13th or after, then your jersey will be delivered to you up to 6 weeks following the event period ending Sunday, June 23rd.

Top Fundraising Prizes

We’ll be adding more details soon about additional fundraising rewards and prizes for those who raise $1,000 or more and for youth top fundraisers.

Can you top last year's top fundraisers and teams?

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Watch our series of “How-To” videos to learn how to login and use your online fundraising page to collect online donations.

When you registered, an online fundraising page was created for you. We’ve made a series of short videos that will show you how to login and make the most of the online fundraising tools.

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Top tips for fundraising success:

1. Ask everyone you know. Friends, family, neighbours, and work colleagues. You just never know who may hold the causes close to their heart, or who may simply want to support you to help you reach your goal.

2. Ask up to three times. It may take you asking and then a couple of reminders before your supporters follow through with a donation. Life is busy and your request may have been forgotten. Our recommendation is to ask once and remind up to two times.

3. Personalize your online giving page. Add your photo and personal story, or why the cause and reaching your goal is important to you.

To personalize your fundraising page, click the Participant Login link found at the very top of this webpage. Then using your user name and password that you created when you registered, you can login to the fundraising portal to access all our online fundraising tools including your personal fundraising page.

4. Set the bar by making a self-pledge. People will see your commitment and be more likely to support you. Also, your self-pledge will set a precedent for what others will donate.

To make a donation to yourself, go to the Tour de Guelph home page, select search to search for and find your personal fundraising page, then click the donate button on your page to make a donation to yourself.

5. Start early! The earlier you start asking, the more time you’ll have to reach your goal.