How To Start A GlobalGiving Fundraiser!
This lesson will teach you how to create a fundraiser on the GlobalGiving website!
1. Get Started! Go to the GlobalGiving Home Page
2. Choosing to make a fundraiser
3. Create your fundraiser!
Now that you have reached the fundraiser page, there are three important things to look for: 1: Where you name your fundraiser. 2. Whether or not you want to share your fundraiser information with the partner(s) you're supporting. We recommend this so our parnter(s) can support your work too! and 3. What kind of fundraiser you're creating!
4. Name your Fundraiser and choose a type
5. Some Extra information on What you're doing
6. Are you Logged in?
7. Adding a project to your fundraiser!
Once you login or submit your fundraiser you will come to our project listings! There are two ways you can then search for a project: 1. Using the fliters on the left hand side you can search for project by location, theme and much more! or 2. You can search familiar words, the name of the organization or the title of the project. Please be sure to 3. Click the orange button that says "add to fundraiser" in order to add it to your fundraiser page!
8. Getting back to your page or adding more fundraisers!
9. Your Fundraiser Page
If you click on the "your fundraiser page" link you will come here - Now you have a fundraiser page! Congratulations! On your new page you'll see some options to edit the fundraiser such as: 1. Change your fundraiser photo! Do you have a photo of you you'd like to share? 2. Don't want to show off your fundraiser yet? Maybe you want to start over or add more projects? These three links help you add projects, hide your page or delete it. 3. Edit your fundraiser! This is where you click to edit your "About" section, set funding goals, or change the title of the fundraiser. finally 4. You'll notice the project you selected listed here. If you have more than one, they'll show up in thumbnails beneath. 5. The donation options from the selected fundraiser auto-fill in here allowing your supporters to see what their gifts support, and finally. 6. You can always go here to share this fundraiser on Facebook, Twitter, or email it to a friend to ask for some support!
10. Editing your Fundraiser
If you click on "Edit your Fundraiser" you will come to this page. Here there are many things you can do to persionalize your page. 1. You can change the title 2. You can change what will appear in the page's URL link to reflect what you would like. 3. You can tell us your story! Tell the world why you feel this project is important, what connected you to them, or what inspires you to help them. This is where you can motivate others to support your cause! 4. Set a funding goal! Sometimes having a goal can motivate people to support more so that you can reach your goal.
Some of these pages can look different and ask for more inforamtion if you're doing a registry, athletic event, and a few others. None of this information is mandatory - fill in what you want!
Finally, don't forget to "submit" any changes you make!
11. Now you have a completed Fundraiser Page!
12. Alternative way to add a project
13. Alternative way to add a project pt. 2
15. Returning to your fundraiser
If you lose your page, never fear! You can always access your fundraiser page by going to your GlobalGiving profile. Simply choose "my profile" from the top right of the page. Then you'll see your list of tabs, and the last one is "Fundraisers & Registries." Choose this and you'll be able to revisit your GlobalGiving fundraiser!