Create your campaign
To create a new Fundraising Event, click on New Campaign in your Givebutter dashboard, and select Start an Event.
Enter a Campaign Title. Don't worry; you can change this at any time!
If you want to offer team member fundraising, click the checkbox next to Enable Peer-to-Peer fundraising. You can turn this on or off later if you need to.
Click Create Campaign.
Customize your campaign
Your new Fundraising Event has seven tabs where you can customize all the information for your campaign.
1. Details tab 🪧
2. Team tab 👩🏾🤝👨🏽
Ready to get started with our powerful peer-to-peer fundraising feature, Teams? Learn about how to enable multi-team and team member fundraising here!
Manually add team members to your Campaign
Remove team members from your Campaign
View your team members' progress
View your team members' pages
Edit your team members' display names
Edit your team members' profile picture
Change your team members' team
Edit your team members' personal goal amount
Edit your team members' story
👉 FYI: Your invited team members can edit and manage their own names, page link, goals, and story at any time!
Enable and manage Multi-Team Fundraising
Manually create new teams
Export team stats
View your teams' pages
Edit your teams' name
Edit your teams' goal amount
Edit your teams' URL
Edit your teams' logo
Enable/Disable Team Fundraising
Enable/Disable the public fundraise button
Edit the fundraise button's text
Enable/Disable Multi-Team Fundraising
Toggle on/off team members' ability to create new teams
Limit the number of members per team
View pending team member invites that haven't been accepted
⛔️ Warning: Manually added team members cannot manage their own team member page! If you want someone to have autonomy over their profile picture, name, goal, story, etc you must invite them and have them create an account.
3. Event tab 🎟️
There are 3 subsections to help you set up your event.
A. Event Details
Type of event: In Person, Digital, or Hybrid
Event name this will display below the cover photo on your campaign page.
Digital and Hybrid - Livestream details
Start Date & Time
End Date & Time - if you enter a value here, your campaign will automatically stop accepting payments at this date and time. The campaign will still be visible but the donate/tickets button will be disabled.
Enable Event Reminders
Set the Time Zone for your event – The default time zone shown here is inherited from your Account Settings. If an admin sets a custom timezone on an event, then all associated times and timezones will be updated accordingly, including auction date/times if an auction is created on the campaign.
In-Person Location - a google map will be displayed on your campaign page
You can choose to Keep Location Details Private. Just click the checkbox next to that option. Only those who purchase a ticket with get the address details.
For information on other ticketing features, like check-in and reports, check out our Help Center collection about tickets.
C. Promo Codes
At this time, promo codes will apply to the entire purchase total or all tickets. Visit our roadmap to upvote additional requests for promo code customization.
4. Sharing tab 🤳
Customize how your Campaign appears on social media with your SEO Settings
SEO information appears on Google searches and social media posts. The title and description will appear on Google, and the title and photo will appear on social media.
SEO title and description override your Campaign details. If left blank, the SEO settings will default to your Campaign's title and description. For social media, there will be no preview image if you don't set one here, as seen below.
⛔️ Warning: Having trouble with your SEO settings? If you've already set previous SEO settings, the link may need to be debugged to show any updated information.
5. Tools tab 🛠️
Toggle on/off accepting payments
Toggle on/off the phone number requirement
Toggle on/off the billing address requirement
💰Billing address is always required for card payments. But for other payments, like digital wallets, it is optional unless this is toggled "ON".
Allow supporters to pledge to pay via check and log an offline donation.
Toggle on/off Recurring Plans for this campaign
Select Recurring Plan frequency options
Select a default Recurring Plan frequency.
Require a minimum donation amount
👉 FYI: Recurring Plans and Funds are automatically enabled for verified NPOs. Otherwise, they must be enabled in the Account Settings before they can be enabled on campaigns.
6. Auction tab 🏦
The Auction tab can be used in both pages and events. If you need to create an auction, click Add Auction and then view our article on how to create and configure your auction.
7. Settings Tab 🎚️
Publish/Unpublish your campaign
You can only unpublish a campaign that has no transactions (including Offline Transactions).
Write a custom thank you message that will appear in supporters' email receipts
Duplicate your campaign
Delete your campaign
Add an Expert to your Campaign
Delete your Campaign
Campaigns that have processed any transactions, online or offline, cannot be deleted.
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