SET UP AN ONLINE FUNDRAISING PAGE
Setting up an online fundraising page can be a great way to receive donations from friends and family, particularly if you are not hosting an actual fundraising event. If you are participating in a race, physical challenge or head shave asking individuals to support you via this page is an easy way to keep track of your supporters.
Click here to set up your online fundraising page.
Your online fundraising page will have plenty of tools to help you become a successful fundraiser. Here are some of the functions of the online fundraising page.
1 – Donate now button
Every fundraising page has two prominent "Donate Now" buttons. Your supporters can make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation by clicking either of these buttons and following the simple prompts. Donations can be made with Visa, Mastercard and PayPal.
2 – Fundraising meter
This barometer is an incredibly handy tool for tracking your fundraising progress against your target.
3 – Picture
Personalise your page with a picture or video. Think about why you have decided to fundraise and upload a photo that speaks to that idea.
4 – Blog
Utilise the blog portion of the page to write more about why you are fundraising. You can also update your progress in this area.
5 – Charity—NBCF
This is where the profile and logo of the National Breast Cancer Foundation will appear on your fundraising page.
6 – Supporters
When someone donates to your page or leaves a message of encouragement, it will appear here.
Here are some top tips for setting up a successful online fundraising page:
Make sure your first donation is a good donation – Research shows that people will follow in the footsteps of the first donation. Speak to your biggest fan and ask them to make an impactful donation to get the page off to a great start.
Start fundraising as early as possible –The more you do in advance, the less you will have to worry about fundraising as your big event day approaches. You will be thankful for getting on top of it early.
Teams – Consider asking your work colleagues, friends or family if they would like to take on the fundraising and event challenge with you. It is much easier and more fun to fundraise as a team.
Matched Giving – Your workplace may be able to match your donations dollar for dollar. It’s worth checking with them, it will make your fundraising target a lot more achievable.