Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising FAQs
What is Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising?
Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising is a method of fundraising that lets your supporters fundraise on your behalf by engaging their personal networks. Our new Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising Solution makes it easy to launch events like runs, walks, and other “-thons”. You can let your supporters create their own fundraising teams or join as individual participants, leveraging the power of built-in email and social media features for easy participation and word-of-mouth.
How do I access Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising on CanadaHelps?
The Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising Solution is available to charities that have a Full Fundraising Account (formerly Donate Now Account) and can be accessed by clicking the P2P Campaigns tab in charity admin.
If you don’t have a CanadaHelps charity account, you can sign up for a Full Fundraising Account here. If you already have a Basic Profile Account, you’ll need to upgrade to a Full Fundraising Account for free by calling us at 1.877.755.1595.
Not sure which charity account you’re currently signed up for? Simply log into your account and then click Charity Admin from the top right-hand drop-down menu. If you have a tab titled P2P Campaigns, then you are signed up for a Full Fundraising Account and you can launch a P2P campaign right away.
What does it cost to use the Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising Solution?
You can achieve all the advantages of peer-driven fundraising at a fraction of the cost of for-profit alternatives. With CanadaHelps, you are charged one low non-commercial transaction rate of 4.9% with no set-up or subscription fees.
How do I create a Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising campaign?
Creating a Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising campaign is easy! Watch our short how-to video to learn how.
Have an admin related question about the Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising solution? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for Charity Admins.