Fundraising for your mission trip may seem like an activity that would be full of anxiety and stress. After all, the success of your mission trip depends on being able to get where you're going, and to cover everyone's daily expenses while you're there.

So you may feel like there's a lot of pressure on your shoulders when you're fundraising for a mission trip, and that can make you wonder why you signed up for the job in the first place. But it's really not that hard to get a successful mission trip fundraiser going, and if you follow a few easy steps, it can be more successful than you ever imagined.

The first step in fundraising for your mission trip is to get your goals outlined clearly. You obviously know that you need money, but do you know how much? Have you finalized exactly how many missionaries are going on the trip? Working out things like daily expenses and travel money may seem tedious, but they'll give you a clear idea for how much fundraising for your mission trip you need to do.

You'll also want to take into consideration how big your fundraising team is, as this will affect the sorts of fundraising activities you will be considering. The next step is choosing fundraising for your mission trip that fits with your goals and your fundraising team.

For smaller teams, you'll want to choose something that has high profit margins and can help minimize the time it will take for you to reach your target. Something like scratch cards can be a great idea for this, and with profits up to 90%, small groups really benefit. For larger groups with more selling power, you can even start looking at fundraisers that have higher minimums, but really the sky is the limit for what you can do.