Fundraising Terms & Conditions

Aminata Maternal Foundation appreciates all efforts of individuals, companies and other groups raising funds to support mothers and babies in Sierra Leone. Each year, hundreds of Australians support our work through fundraising on our behalf – thank you for your support.

Please review Aminata Maternal Foundation’s fundraising terms and conditions below. It is important that they are adhered to, so please take the time to read and understand them before submitting your application. Community fundraisers must also agree to abide by Aminata Maternal Foundation’s Code of Conduct.

As a community fundraiser, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions:

1. The individual/organisation (the “Fundraiser”) must complete the Application Form with detailed information about the activities they propose. If any of the information changes after approval has been granted, an updated proposal must be provided. An application form can be requested via aminatamaternalfoundation@gmail.com or on 0413 078 495.

2. Aminata Maternal Foundation reserves the right to assess each application and decline if necessary. It also reserves the right to withdraw its approval for the fundraising activity/event at any time.

3. For fundraising activities to be approved, they must fit within the values of the Aminata Maternal Foundation.

4. No fundraising can commence in any State or Territory until the fundraiser has received a valid “Authority to Fundraise” from Aminata Maternal Foundation with a unique identification number.

5. The Fundraiser can mention that their event is intended to raise funds for Aminata Maternal Foundation but cannot suggest that the event is in partnership with Aminata Maternal Foundation.

6. Fundraisers can only use the name of Aminata Maternal Foundation to fundraise in relation to the activities that they are authorised to perform.

7. The Fundraiser may not use the Aminata Maternal Foundation (or Aminata Maternal Foundation) logo during, or in association with the event, including placing the logo on any promotional material and websites.

8. Aminata Maternal Foundation has the discretion to provide authority to use the ‘in support of Aminata Maternal Foundation’ logo in association with the event/on promotional materials.

9. All promotional marketing material that describes the work and role of Aminata Maternal Foundation (or Aminata Maternal Foundation) must be approved by Aminata Maternal Foundation before it is circulated.

11. The decision to act as a fundraiser is solely by the fundraiser’s own best intentions to provide funds for Aminata Maternal Foundation’s mission of alleviating maternal and infant mortality rates in Sierra Leone.

12. The Fundraising activity/event shall be conducted in the Fundraisers name and is the sole responsibility of the fundraiser. Aminata Maternal Foundation cannot take a coordination role in any of these activities and its officers cannot assist in soliciting prizes, organising publicity, or providing goods or services to assist the fundraiser in the running of the fundraising activity/event.

13. Fundraisers are not agents or employees of Aminata Maternal Foundation; they undertake all fundraising activities at their own risk. Aminata Maternal Foundation will not be held responsible for any injury, damage, or loss sustained during any fundraising activity. Fundraisers will not be covered by Aminata Maternal Foundation’s public liability policy under any circumstances. Responsibility for any insurance rests solely with the Fundraiser.

14. The fundraiser must abide by all state and federal legislation and apply for any permits and authorities that may be required. Different states have their own legislation which should be checked beforehand by the fundraiser.

15. Due to privacy legislation, Aminata Maternal Foundation is unable to directly promote the fundraiser’s events to our supporter database.

Exclusionary Criteria

The suggested activity must be in line with Aminata Maternal Foundation’s purpose to raise funds for Aminata Maternal Foundation’s programs to prevent maternal and infant death in Sierra Leone due to poverty.

The suggested fundraising activity cannot be associated with pornography, alcohol, weapons manufacturing, or tobacco, and cannot be partisan (e.g. affiliated with a political party).

In the case of private sector fundraisers, the additional exclusionary criteria identified below apply:

  1. Human rights (including but not limited to women’s rights abuses), use or toleration of forced or compulsory labour and/or child labour;
  2. Discriminatory practices and/or disadvantageous treatment of women;
  3. Manufacture, sale, or distribution of tobacco or tobacco products;
  4. Manufacture, sale, or distribution of alcohol or alcohol products;
  5. Pornography/adult entertainment and gambling;
  6. Activities or practices that severely harm the environment and/or violate established environmental standards;
  7. Other exploitative and/or corrupt practices;
  8. The manufacture of infant formula whose marketing practices violate the International Code for the Marketing of Breast-milk substitutes

Should you have any questions, please contact us at aminatamaternalfoundation@gmail.com or on 0413 078 495.