Work out how much you can pay from the savings you already have and then create a plan on how you can save/fundraise the difference.
Ask your family and friends to donate.
Ask for a donation instead of birthday or Christmas gifts.
Ask your employer to sponsor you (our courses are tax deductible as a training expense).
Contact your local newspaper to profile your goal and ask for support.
Sell unwanted items or hand-made crafts on Trade Me.
Mow the lawns or wash the cars of all your neighbours in your street - it's a great way to get to know them too!
Trivia night - invite 20 people for $10 each.
Movie night - invite 20 people for double the ticket price and sweeten the deal with some lollies or home-made popcorn.
Sponsored fun run/walk - ask for $2 for each km and boost your fitness!
Sausage sizzle - ask your local butcher for a deal on sausages.
Mufti or themed dress-up day at school or work - ask for a gold coin donation
"I was surprised at the amount of people that were willing to support me; all I needed to do was ask." - Caitlin Williams