Promote your next fundraiser more effectively

promote individual fundraiser
As we see a surge in the number of fundraisers and campaigns coming up online, there is still a lack of education on how to promote fundraising and campaign pages. Whether you ask fundraisers to create their own pages to support your organization’s campaign, or you create the pages for them, we recommend you review the below steps and schedule to create the most successful fundraising campaign!

Admin Schedule for a Successful Fundraiser

Thursday, March 21st at 10 AM | Send Initial Email to Fundraisers
Thursday, March 28th at 10 AM | Send Initial Email to Fundraisers
Tuesday, April 2nd at 9 or 10 AM | Send Email Reminder about Initial Email
Wednesday, April 3rd at 9 PM | Send Reminder about Sharing on Facebook
Thursday, April 4th at 9 or 10 AM | Send Email Reminder about Initial Email
Tuesday, April 8th at 9 AM | Send Reminder about Follow Up Email
Wednesday, April 10th at 9 AM  | Send Reminder about Sharing on Facebook
Thursday, April 11th at 9 AM | Send Final Email with 24 Hours Remaining

Schedule is based on a 2 week fundraising campaign.  Best days to send emails are Tuesday and Thursdays around 9 or 10 am.

EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA

Initial email you should send to Individual Fundraisers for your Campaign:

Dear [Fundraiser Name],

We are launching [Fundraiser/Campaign Name] this year using HelloFund, a secure fundraising platform to make it easy for you to receive donations.

We’ve created your individual fundraising page already, so, all you have to do is follow the simple steps below to start raising funds!

STEP 1 | SEND INITIAL EMAIL TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS

HF TIP: Send Email to at least 20/25 Contacts

Copy and paste the following text to send in an email to Potential Donors:

Dear [Donor Name],

I am raising funds for [Fundraising Campaign Name], a new program/initiative to help [Details about Fundraiser] to benefit [Organization Name].

Please help me reach my goal by donating below:

Personal Fundraising Page or Main Fundraising Page

Thanks so much for supporting [Organization Name]!

– [Fundraiser Name]

STEP 2 | SHARE ON FACEBOOK

Click on the HelloFund Fundraising Page link and hit Share in top Right of Fundraising Page.

HF TIP: Be sure to input some context to WHY you are helping out with this fundraiser.  How/Why are you involved?

Example: I’m raising funds for [Organization Name] to help [details about fundraiser].  Please consider making a donation by clicking link below:

STEP 3 | FOLLOW UP EMAIL

Hi [Donor Name],

I’m only $250 away from reaching my goal of $1,000. If you would like to support [Fundraiser], please click the link below to donate:

Personal Fundraiser

Thanks for supporting [Organization Name]!

– [Fundraiser Name]

STEP 4 | FINAL EMAIL

Hi [Donor Name],

Only 24 hours left to donate!

I’m only $100 away from reaching my goal of $1,000. If you would like to support [Fundraiser], please click the link below to donate:

Personal Fundraiser

Thanks for supporting [Organization Name]!

– [Fundraiser Name]

If you need help with your next Fundraiser, please reach out to us at support@hellofund.com or call us at 512-981-9585.