Features in this article may not be included in every Funraise plan.


What is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising?

Peer-to-Peer fundraising features enable your Supporters to create their own individual fundraising page on your Campaign Site. Your fundraisers can then share their page with their friends and family to collect donations towards your goal. You can also activate team fundraising.

Activate & Configure Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

1. First, create a Campaign Site

2. From the Site editor > click Settings Icon

2. In the Settings flyout > click Peer-to-Peer > click to Enable Peer-to-Peer Pages

When Peer-to-Peer is enabled, you'll be able to configure fundraiser sign-up options and page settings as well as activate team fundraising.

Peer-to-Peer Settings

Default fundraiser goal

Configure the suggested goal amount displayed during fundraiser signup. The fundraiser can edit their goal.

Supporter Tags

You can add tags to a Supporter who signs up to fundraise with this campaign.

Tag syntax:

  • Tags start with a hash "#" mark, for example: #radical

  • Multiple tags example: #tag1 #tag2 #tag3

  • Do not use any spaces within a single tag

  • Only letters, numbers, underscore, and hashtag are valid, other symbols are invalid

  • Keep tags short, for example #gala21

  • Tags are not case sensitive

Contact fields

The following fields can be Required, Optional, or Hidden.

  • Fundraiser phone number

  • Fundraiser address

  • Fundraiser gender

  • Fundraiser date of birth

Enable Team Page Creation

When toggled on, fundraisers will be able to create new Teams.

Fundraiser page personalization

  • Allow Fundraiser Custom Background

    When activated, fundraisers will be able to add a custom image to the top banner of their fundraising pages. This image will override the default image.

  • Allow Fundraiser Media Grid
    When activated, fundraisers will be able to add images and videos into a media grid on their fundraising pages.

Automatically opt-in supporters to email communication

When toggled on, the marketing opt-in checkbox displayed in the fundraiser sign up flow will be defaulted to checked. Fundraisers can un-check this during signup.

Fundraiser Sign up Questions

You can add Custom Questions to the fundraiser sign up flow.

What happens when Peer-to-peer is toggled on?

When Peer-to-Peer fundraising is enabled on a Site, you'll be able to access and configure more Site pages and features.

New Site editor button options
With Peer-to-Peer enabled, you'll be able to create default buttons that link to the fundraiser sign up page.

New pages added to your Site
With Peer-to-Peer enabled, you'll have access to view and edit several new pages in the Site editor. These additional pages are critical for Peer-to-Peer fundraising and will need to be designed like the rest of your site.

New links added to your Site's navigation

With Peer-to-Peer enabled, links to the fundraiser search and login pages will be added to your Site's top navigation.

Peer-to-Peer Pages Types

Login

Fundraisers will use this page to signup and login.

Fundraiser

This is the page template for individual fundraisers.

Team

This is the page template for team fundraisers.

Search

On this page, Site visitors can search and scroll through active fundraisers or team pages.

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