April 8, 2009
Reminders
      You can hear us, but we can’t hear you




Type questions in the Questions Log




            Presentatio...
Today’s Presenters
• Amy Huynh
  Communications Intern


• Kirstin Beardsley
  Communications and Marketing Coordinator
What is CanadaHelps?
 A public charitable foundation that provides accessible and
 affordable online technology to both do...
Webinar Agenda
1. What are GivingPages?
2. How Can They Be Used?
3. GivingPage Features
   • Customizable
   • Personalize...
WHAT ARE GIVINGPAGES?
• Peer-to-peer fundraising pages
• Allows individuals to raise funds for their charity or
  charities of choice
• Allows c...
The Anatomy of a GivingPage
                     Title

                     Description

                     Add to Any ...
HOW CAN THEY BE USED?
Great ways to use GivingPages!




1. Pledge pages: walkathons, marathons, etc.
2. Highlight specific projects and campaig...
Pledge Events
Fundraising Campaign

            • Set up by the charity
              themselves to create
              unique donation...
Wedding Registry
Baby Shower
Birthday
1.   Customizable
2.   Personalized fundraising
3.   Uses the power of social networks
4.   Track donations


GIVINGPAGES ...
FEATURE #1




CUSTOMIZABLE
Customizable Images and Messaging




• Choose from our stock of photos, or add your
  very own for a personal touch
• Inc...
FEATURE #2




PERSONALIZED FUNDRAISING
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Tool




•   Greater emotional appeal (people give to
    people)
•   Turns supporters into fundr...
FEATURE #3




USES THE POWER OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
Spread the word and Promote



• Easily share the unique GivingPage link with
  the Add to Any feature
  •   Quickly post ...
Sharing with Add to Any


                    Add to Any Button



                     Social Networking
                ...
GivingPages on a Facebook Profile
FEATURE #4




TRACK DONATIONS
Fundraising Progress




• Set a goal
• Thermometer shows fundraising progress
• Track donors and their donations
SETTING UP AND MANAGING A
GIVINGPAGE
Creating a GivingPage
• Easy, quick and FREE!
• Visit www.canadahelps.org and click GivingPages

                         ...
My GivingPages: Homepage



                  Create a GivingPage


                  Management buttons
Manage My GivingPage: Details
My GivingPage: Donations Received
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does it cost anything to use?




• It’s FREE
• Set up a GivingPage for any initiative or occasion
• Encourage donors to c...
How do I share my GivingPage?




• GivingPages each have a unique link
• Can be shared with others electronically
• Share...
Who gets the tax receipt?
        How does it get sent?




• Donors get the tax receipt
• CanadaHelps emails receipts to ...
How will I know which donations
     came through which pages?




• In your MyCharity account, look for “GivingPages”
  i...
How do we get the money?




• The funds are disbursed along with your
  regular CanadaHelps donations
• Details will be i...
Do I set up the pages or do my donors?




• You should set up a GivingPage account for your
  own fundraising initiatives...
How do I get my donors to
         set up GivingPages?




• Promote GivingPages in your communications
  with donors (e-n...
Give your donors ideas for setting up
                GivingPages
•   Birthdays
•   Weddings & Anniversaries
•   Office co...
www.mycharityconnects.org

• Free online resources
                          UPCOMING WEBINARS
   • Information about
    ...
www.mycharityconnects.org/conference
• June 8 – 9, 2009, MaRS Centre, Toronto
• 4 keynotes, 25 workshops to choose from
• ...
Question and Answer
You can hear us, but
we can’t hear you




Ask questions here




Ask away!
Thank you for attending!

     Slides will be up on: www.slideshare.net/MyCharityConnects

        Check out www.mycharity...
GivingPages
GivingPages
GivingPages
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

GivingPages

2,084 views
1,989 views

Published on

Presentation slides from our April 8, 2009 webinar.

GivingPages are personalized fundraising pages on CanadaHelps. They are an easy, free, and unique way for fundraisers to reach out to people and make it easy for those people to donate.

Topics we'll cover:
- How to set up and manage a GivingPage
- Anatomy of a GivingPage
- Suggestions and tips on how to use them
- Success stories
- And much more!

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,084
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
8
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
32
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

GivingPages

  1. 1. April 8, 2009
  2. 2. Reminders You can hear us, but we can’t hear you Type questions in the Questions Log Presentation slides will be available on Slideshare Turn up your volume For the best webinar experience, close all other applications.
  3. 3. Today’s Presenters • Amy Huynh Communications Intern • Kirstin Beardsley Communications and Marketing Coordinator
  4. 4. What is CanadaHelps? A public charitable foundation that provides accessible and affordable online technology to both donors and charities. For Charities A cost-effective means of raising funds online. For Donors A one-stop-shop for giving. CanadaHelps is a charity helping charities.
  5. 5. Webinar Agenda 1. What are GivingPages? 2. How Can They Be Used? 3. GivingPage Features • Customizable • Personalized fundraising • Uses the power of social networks • Track donations 4. Creating and Managing GivingPages 5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. 6. WHAT ARE GIVINGPAGES?
  7. 7. • Peer-to-peer fundraising pages • Allows individuals to raise funds for their charity or charities of choice • Allows charities to create a unique space to highlight specific initiatives/campaigns • Free to set up! • Safe and secure • Easy to create, manage, personalize, and share!
  8. 8. The Anatomy of a GivingPage Title Description Add to Any Button Image Fundraising Goal & Progress Donations Received List Charity List Donate Now Button Expiration Date
  9. 9. HOW CAN THEY BE USED?
  10. 10. Great ways to use GivingPages! 1. Pledge pages: walkathons, marathons, etc. 2. Highlight specific projects and campaigns 3. Turns donors & supporters into fundraisers: wedding registry, birthdays, host/hostess gifts, graduation, baby shower, etc.
  11. 11. Pledge Events
  12. 12. Fundraising Campaign • Set up by the charity themselves to create unique donation page for their specific campaign • People were asked to donate $100 to purchase a “virtual” brick as part of a glass tower to be featured in Ireland Park • Sold over 500 bricks!
  13. 13. Wedding Registry
  14. 14. Baby Shower
  15. 15. Birthday
  16. 16. 1. Customizable 2. Personalized fundraising 3. Uses the power of social networks 4. Track donations GIVINGPAGES FEATURES
  17. 17. FEATURE #1 CUSTOMIZABLE
  18. 18. Customizable Images and Messaging • Choose from our stock of photos, or add your very own for a personal touch • Include a compelling message about the fundraising initiative
  19. 19. FEATURE #2 PERSONALIZED FUNDRAISING
  20. 20. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Tool • Greater emotional appeal (people give to people) • Turns supporters into fundraisers • Draws upon idea of microphilanthropy – power of the small donation
  21. 21. FEATURE #3 USES THE POWER OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
  22. 22. Spread the word and Promote • Easily share the unique GivingPage link with the Add to Any feature • Quickly post to social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. to expand reach and increase donations! • Include it in your email signature
  23. 23. Sharing with Add to Any Add to Any Button Social Networking Websites
  24. 24. GivingPages on a Facebook Profile
  25. 25. FEATURE #4 TRACK DONATIONS
  26. 26. Fundraising Progress • Set a goal • Thermometer shows fundraising progress • Track donors and their donations
  27. 27. SETTING UP AND MANAGING A GIVINGPAGE
  28. 28. Creating a GivingPage • Easy, quick and FREE! • Visit www.canadahelps.org and click GivingPages Click here!
  29. 29. My GivingPages: Homepage Create a GivingPage Management buttons
  30. 30. Manage My GivingPage: Details
  31. 31. My GivingPage: Donations Received
  32. 32. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  33. 33. Does it cost anything to use? • It’s FREE • Set up a GivingPage for any initiative or occasion • Encourage donors to create their own in support of your organization • CanadaHelps assesses 3% per donation
  34. 34. How do I share my GivingPage? • GivingPages each have a unique link • Can be shared with others electronically • Share using Add to Any button
  35. 35. Who gets the tax receipt? How does it get sent? • Donors get the tax receipt • CanadaHelps emails receipts to donors automatically
  36. 36. How will I know which donations came through which pages? • In your MyCharity account, look for “GivingPages” in the Donation Source field of the donation • The name of the person who set up the GivingPage is in the Honouree field
  37. 37. How do we get the money? • The funds are disbursed along with your regular CanadaHelps donations • Details will be in your MyCharity account
  38. 38. Do I set up the pages or do my donors? • You should set up a GivingPage account for your own fundraising initiatives • Encourage donors to set up their own pages • For pledge events, give your donors instructions on how to set up the page and images if they need them
  39. 39. How do I get my donors to set up GivingPages? • Promote GivingPages in your communications with donors (e-newsletters, blogs and website) • Give them ideas for occasions to set up pages
  40. 40. Give your donors ideas for setting up GivingPages • Birthdays • Weddings & Anniversaries • Office collections • In memoriam gifts • Graduation • Baby showers • Fundraising competitions • …Turn your donors and supporters into fabulous fundraisers!
  41. 41. www.mycharityconnects.org • Free online resources UPCOMING WEBINARS • Information about technology “CanadaHelps 101” • Demos April 22 2PM – 3PM (ET) • More webinars! • Conference details “Upgrading your e-Newsletter” May 6 2PM – 3PM (ET)
  42. 42. www.mycharityconnects.org/conference • June 8 – 9, 2009, MaRS Centre, Toronto • 4 keynotes, 25 workshops to choose from • Generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation • Register today!
  43. 43. Question and Answer You can hear us, but we can’t hear you Ask questions here Ask away!
  44. 44. Thank you for attending! Slides will be up on: www.slideshare.net/MyCharityConnects Check out www.mycharityconnects.org for resources! Register for the conference at: mycharityconnects.eventbrite.com Questions, feedback, comments? Email Amy at: amyh@canadahelps.org Thanks to:

×