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How to Start, Organize and Plan a Fundraiser

Fundraising 101

If you’d like to learn more about how to start, organize and plan a fundraiser, we’ve included resources below that do an excellent job of covering the basics.

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How to Start a Fundraiser

Setting up a fundraiser on GiveForward requires just a few simple steps. Check out how to start a fundraising campaign for a step-by-step guide to get started. Create a fundraiser in just a few minutes by providing an email address, who you are raising money for, and a bit of information about your fundraising goal.

How to Organize and Plan a Fundraiser

After you’ve set up your fundraising page, organizing and planning your next steps is key to making sure your fundraiser accomplishes your goals. Check out our recommended list of fundraising strategies for top techniques that make fundraisers successful. Also be sure to check out fundraising initiatives for more on unique ways to get others excited about your fundraiser.

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We are completely transparent about our fees and what they go towards. In addition, our fees are lower on average than other crowdfunding sites

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There’s no need to worry when creating or giving to a fundraiser. We use encryption technology to ensure you’ll always have a safe and secure process.

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Personal Coaching

You’re not alone. A real live person (not a robot) can give you the one-on-one support you need, right from our office in Chicago. Contact us by phone or email!

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Tell Your Story

It’s easy to keep friends and family up-to-date, all in one place. Your fundraising page is your blog, your support and your way to change someone’s world!

Whose world will you change?