So you’re raising money for your favourite charity – good on you!
Of course we hope that it will be Finding Your Feet to support amputees both physically and emotionally… Either way, we’ve put together a handy video as well as a step-by-step text guide to get your started on one of the world’s largest fundraising platforms.
JustGiving Video Tutorial
JustGiving Text Guide
- Visit the JustGiving Website: Go to the JustGiving website.
- Sign Up or Log In: If you already have a JustGiving account, log in using your credentials. If you don’t have an account, click on the “Sign Up” or “Start Fundraising” button to create a new account.
- Choose Your Fundraising Type: JustGiving offers various types of fundraising campaigns, including “Personal Challenge,” “Celebration,” and “In Memory.” Select the option that best fits your fundraising purpose.
- Select a Charity: Choose the charity or nonprofit organization that you want to support with your fundraising campaign. You can search for the charity by name or browse through categories. If you’re fundraising for FYF, you can click here.
- Set Your Fundraising Target: Decide how much money you want to raise for your chosen charity and set a fundraising target. This helps motivate donors to contribute.
- Create Your Fundraising Page: Fill out the required information to create your fundraising page. This typically includes the following:
- Title: A brief and descriptive title for your campaign.
- Story: Write a compelling and personal story explaining why you’re fundraising for this cause.
- Photos and Videos: Upload images and videos to make your page visually engaging.
- End Date: Set a target date for when you plan to end your fundraising campaign.
- Customise Your Page: Customize your fundraising page by adding more details, such as your fundraising goal, your connection to the cause, and any updates you want to share with your supporters.
- Add Offline Donations (Optional): If you plan to collect donations offline, like cash or cheques, you can manually add these to your page to track your progress accurately.
- Share Your Fundraising Page: Share your JustGiving fundraising page on social media, via email, and with friends and family to reach a broader audience. JustGiving provides sharing tools to make this process easy.
- Collect Donations: As people visit your page and decide to support your cause, they can make donations directly through the JustGiving platform. JustGiving handles the payment processing and donation tracking.
- Monitor Your Progress: Keep an eye on your fundraising progress through your account dashboard. You can see how close you are to reaching your goal and track donations.
- Thank Your Supporters: Don’t forget to thank those who donate to your campaign. JustGiving provides tools for sending thank-you messages to your supporters.
- Promote Your Fundraising Page Continuously: Continue to share your fundraising page and updates regularly to maintain momentum and encourage ongoing support.
Happy fundraising! If you would like more support or want to enquire about upcoming events, you can get in touch with our fundraising team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.