Want to create a Fundraiser, but, don’t know where to start?

HelloFund’s Checklist for creating a simple, yet, effective fundraising page:

  1. Fundraiser Title
  2. Fundraiser Goal
  3. Short Description
  4. Additional Information
  5. Form Description
  6. Add Video
  7. Google Map
  8. Fundraiser Date
  9. Fundraiser Logo
  10. Background Image
  11. Custom Background Color and Accent Color (Callout Button Color)
  12. Select Fundraising Options in HelloFund
  13. Custom Donation Levels
  14. Checkout Confirmation Message
  15. Custom Email Confirmation Messages with Organization’s Tax ID #

For this example, we are using a Band Booster Club, however, you can create any type of simple fundraiser with HelloFund.

1. Fundraiser Title | Ex. AHS Band Booster Club Fundraiser

2. Fundraising Goal | Ex. $25,000

3. Short Description | Tell people why you are raising funds
Thank you for visiting the 2019 AHS Trojan Band Fundraiser! Funds raised help us provide new musical instruments, travel for Band Competition and continuing education for our Band Directors. Your donation is fully tax deductible, and you will receive a receipt for your gift. Any support is greatly appreciated. Go Trojans!

4.  Additional InformationInput information and contact info (Ex. Top Prizes for Fundraisers and Email)

Top Overall Fundraiser | Apple Watch
Senior Top Fundraiser | Apple EarPods
Junior Top Fundraiser | Apple EarPods
Sophomore Top Fundraiser | Apple EarPods
Freshman Top Fundraiser | Apple EarPods

For questions, please contact Phil at phil@hellofund.com.

5. Form Description (optional)Insert information on where funds go towards

$500 goes to purchase new drums for incoming Freshman
$250 goes to continuing education for Band Director

6. Add a Video | Insert a YouTube or Vimeo video into your Fundraiser Page

Ex. Fundraiser Webinar – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gR8MgL1xRw

7. Google Map | Add Venue Name and Address

8. Fundraiser Date | Allows you to add a Countdown to your Fundraiser

9. Fundraiser LogoAdd a specific logo for this fundraiser if you would like it to be different than main organization logo

10. Add Background ImageBest Images are ones with simple image with NO Text.  Images should be at least 1440 x 800 in PNG, JPG or GIF format.

11. Custom Background Color and Accent Color (Callout Button Color) | Select a color from our dropdown or insert HEX # (Ex. #00000) 

12. Select Fundraising Options
– Enable Team Fundraising
– Allow fundraisers to add offline donations
– Give donors the option to cover processing fees
– Give donors the option to make a recurring donation
– Show top fundraisers
– Show a countdown to the start date
– Show a list of recent donations
– Show a map of the location
– Enable sharing

13. Custom Donation Levels | Select Donation Levels or Add Custom Amounts that you would like displayed on fundraiser page

14. Checkout Confirmation Message | Insert custom message 
Thanks for your donation! If you have any questions, please contact Phil at phil@hellofund.com.

15. Email Confirmation Message | Insert custom text for email receipt
Thank you so much for your donation!  The AHS Band is a 501 c 3 and our tax ID Number is #00-00000. Please keep this email receipt as your official record and consult a tax professional in your area to claim any deductions/donations on your taxes. If you have any questions regarding this email, please contact Phil at phil@hellofund.com.

Check out some examples of HelloFund Fundraisers below:

Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers
Anderson Trojan Football Booster Club Fundraiser
AHS Cheer and Mascot Team Booster Club
St. Austin’s Catholic School Success in Numbers Fundraiser
Strikeout Homelessness Challenge

Simple One Page Fundraisers
Garrett Noble Smith Fundraiser
Adopt A Family Fundraiser
Faculty Appreciation Campaign
Birthday Fundraiser for Austin Diaper Bank

To create your own fundraiser with HelloFund, click HERE!

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about fundraisers with HelloFund, please call us at 512-981-9585 or email Phil at phil@hellofund.com.