Creating a campaign

If you haven't yet, create an account or log in to your Givebutter Dashboard. Once you're logged in:

  1. Click the New Campaign button located in the sidebar menu on the left.

    new campaign button
  2. Select the type of campaign you'd like to create. Givebutter has three different campaign types – you can read a detailed breakdown and view a demo of each of these in the section below.

    three types of campaigns
  3. Enter a title, and click Create Campaign.

    entering a campaign title

    👉 Note: For Page and Event campaigns, you'll also be asked if you want to enable Peer-to-Peer fundraising. If you tick this box, Teams will automatically be added to your campaign. (You can also add or remove them later on!)

  4. What's next? You'll be redirected to your new campaign configuration page. This is where you'll add all your campaign details and settings. The options differ based on the type of campaign you're running, but if you'd like a detailed guide on all the options available, click the relevant link below for your next steps!

Campaign types

Givebutter offers three different campaign types with different features. See below for a summary of each, along with an image, important features, pricing, and a link to a live demo page for each!

Form

A customizable form for collecting donations, dues, and other payments. Choose a Form if you are looking for a simple way for people to donate to your cause without any frills.

form campaign image
  • Important features: Accept Venmo, PayPal, Apple/Google Pay, + all major cards, Transparent fees, Automatic Receipts, Recurring Donations, Dedications, Website Embeds

  • Pricing: 0% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee if tips are enabled. If tips are disabled, 1% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee.

Page

Social crowdfunding pages for individual and team fundraising. Choose a Page if you want to incorporate social fundraising elements such as a supporter feed with optional additions like an auction, fundraising goal, end date, story, team members, and more.

page campaign image
  • Includes all features of Forms

  • Important features: Custom Donations, Likes & Comments, Optional Goal, Timeline + Team Members/Team Fundraising, Live Auctions

  • Pricing: 0% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee if tips are enabled. If tips are disabled, 3% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee.

Event

Sell tickets and register attendees on top of a fundraising campaign. Choose an Event if your campaign revolves around an actual event or auction. You'll be able to add event details and sell paid & free tickets on top of a fundraising campaign.

event campaign image
  • Includes all features of Pages

  • Important features: Unlimited Custom-Branded Ticket Types, Ticket Scanning, Promo Codes, Custom Quantities, Live Auctions, and Donation Upsells

  • Pricing: 0% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee if tips are enabled. If tips are disabled, 5% platform fee + 2.9% & 30¢ payment processing fee.


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