HelloFund Feature Updates

We received some feedback from our current users and wanted to share some of the wonderful features we added to the HelloFund platform this month! FUNDRAISING PAGES Donation Confirmation for Individual Fundraiser – Every time a donation is received on an Individual Fundraiser’s Page, they will receive an email that someone donated to their page….

HF Tutorial: How to Use HelloBar to Promote Your HelloFund Page

Say ‘hello’ to HelloBar. There are many options for website pop-ups and announcements, but our favorite here at HelloFund is HelloBar. Not just because we share similar, very cool names, but also because their tool is easy to design, install and effectively converts users! A hello bar is a great alternative to using a website…

HF Fundraising Page Case Study: Rebecca’s Wish

We did a Case Study recently on a fundraiser for Rebecca‘s Wish (based in San Antonio, TX) and wanted to share some of its success.  Here are some quick stats along with the fundraising page they created with HelloFund. See the full Case Study. About the Fundraiser: Goal – $10,000 Purpose – Raise money for families that have children with pediatric…

Increase Online Donations On Your Fundraising Page

First of all, if you are already accepting donations online, GO YOU! Because 54% of donors worldwide prefer to give online with a credit or debit card, according to a recent study by WiredImpact. But what else can you do to increase online donations and optimize your fundraising page? Here are 5 effective and important…

Nonprofit Rate through Stripe

Did you know Stripe has a non-profit rate? HelloFund’s nonprofit organizations can apply for Stripe’s nonprofit rate to receive a discount for your Event Ticket Pages, Peer to Peer Fundraisers, Recurring Donations or any page you receive credit card transactions through HelloFund’s platform. In order to receive the discount on Stripe’s payment processing fee, your…

Increase Fundraising Ticket Sales with Social Media

We know creating an Event Ticket or fundraising page isn’t enough. You also need a solid marketing strategy to get the word out.  A local organization in Austin, TX utilized HelloFund for their annual event in August 2018 and here is what we learned from their promotion strategy on social media. Prior to creating marketing…

Using Email Marketing For Your Fundraising Page

In order to send emails, you need an audience! So let’s start the our email marketing conversation with how to collect emails: Include an email subscribe form on your website so you can collect emails from users who are interested in hearing more from you (this will be helpful as we talk about email marketing…

Step By Step Fundraising Promotion Guide

One of the biggest questions we get once our users publish their fundraising and donation page is, “What is the best way to promote my page?”. This is a make-or-break question for your campaign. If people don’t know you exist, they can’t support you. To help you achieve success and spread the word in an…

Ring In The Holidays With Paperless Post And HelloFund

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ holiday e-card? The Kindness Campaign has added an extra touch of holiday cheer to their event ticket page with a beautiful Paperless Post email invitation. After creating their fundraising event ticket website on HelloFund, the organization designed a personal and festive email invitation on Paperless Post. In their email,…

Mark your calendars for November 27, 2018 — Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is where holiday giving is at! If you’re not participating, you’re leaving donations on the table. Yes, it is a crowded space that people are starting to talk about earlier and earlier every year. And yes, everyone and their mother has a Giving Tuesday campaign, but that’s also because there are donors there…