The psychology behind this is that people like to join a cause that already has some momentum because they feel like this makes it more valid. Therefore, you need to get one of your friends or family members to make the first donation in order to get the ball rolling. You should wait to publicly share your fundraiser until after you have tapped out the resources that are available from your closest friends and family. This will allow others to see that your campaign is active, and it will make them more likely to join in.
To make their goal become a reality, they took our advice and posted a detailed description of exactly what they needed and how they were planning to use the money that people donated. Their campaign was a huge success raising over $17,000 and because they used DonationTo paid accounts they saved over $900 in fees!
Many people erroneously believe that charity campaigns are only hosted online to assist with a dire situation such as a medical emergency. However, DonationTo can actually help you collect contributions via our website for a wide variety of different causes. For example, several people have utilized our platform to raise money online for artistic endeavors. With this in mind, we encourage anyone who is considering hosting a fundraiser to take advantage of the power of the DonationTo website.
Facebook is the most popular social network in the world, so it makes perfect sense to rely on this website to help you connect with potential contributors. Here we have compiled a list of three bold ways that you can take advantage of Facebook to increase your donations.
Having an online crowdfunding campaign is one of the easiest ways to connect with a worldwide audience, but you need to utilize the proper tools to reach your goal. Here are 3 tips you won't want to miss...
By using DonationTo as their online fundraising platform, the Effy family was able to raise almost $15,000 in less than 3 months and save over $900 in fees.
Our platform gives users unlimited space to provide updates and information about their charity cause, and the Interactive Image Craft fundraising page definitely took advantage of this option. In fact, they posted regular updates to keep their supporters in the loop, and this is one of the first tips that we give to new fundraisers. After all, your contributors want to know how things are going, and posting updates will encourage people to keep making donations.
DonationTo gives you enough space on your charity page to fully tell the story of your fundraiser. We encourage you to type out the story with specific details so that your potential supporters will have a better understanding of exactly why they need to make a contribution. Consider for instance...
The intention of this fundraiser is to raise $1,000 that will be donated to the Jewish Family and Children Services of Greater Mercer County (JFCS) in order to assist Jewish people who are living in poverty with the goal of having access to enough kosher food to avoid going to bed hungry. The JFCS helps approximately 3,000 people per year, and receiving a substantial contribution will make it easier for them to expand their services in the future.
Unable to properly honor Jim's memory with a funeral service. A family friend launched a DonationTo page with the intention of collecting $10,000 to relieve the stress of trying to figure out how to move forward with Jim's burial. They raised over $14,000 and saved over $800 by using DonationTo paid accounts.