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What is a passion fundraising event?
A passion fundraising event is created when a CF Foundation event participant is inspired by their favorite hobby or pastime to develop a unique fundraising event or opportunity. Passion fundraising allows participants to elevate their fundraising efforts by getting friends, family and community involved in a fun, exciting and personal way. Whether you are a team leader, team member, individual or virtual participant anyone can start a passion fundraising event.
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How do I get started?
Before you create a passion fundraising event, you must register for a CF Foundation Special Event. Click here to register. Forty eight hours after you register for an event, click on the “Passion Fundraising” button located on the right-hand side of your participant center. This will bring you to the passion fundraising website and you can begin registration for your event.
To learn more about setting up a Passion Fundraising event page, click here to watch a demonstration video.
What is this site for?
This website allows CF Foundation Special Event participants to create a passion fundraising event and bring their events to life. This fundraising tool helps diversify fundraising efforts and helps event organizers reach new goals and support fundraising efforts.
How do I create an event?
To create an event, you will first need to be registered for a CF Foundation Special Event. Forty eight hours after you register, click on the “Passion Fundraising” button on the right-hand side of your participant center. This will bring you to the passion fundraising website and you can begin registration for your event. Once registered, click the “Create Event” button and select the appropriate template for your event.
What is the difference between the passion fundraising themes?
Each theme features a banner, default photo and background that is customized for each event type, along with a basic event description to help get you started.
How do I share my passion fundraising event?
Spread the word about your event through email, Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels.
How do I edit my passion fundraising event page?
There are two options to edit your page: you can use the basic view, a user-friendly Wizard view that walks you through setting up and editing your event page step by step, or the more detailed advanced view.
How can someone create an event page from my passion fundraising event?
In order for someone to create an individual fundraising page from your passion fundraising event page, you must have individual pages enabled for your event. To enable this feature, go to “Site Configuration” under the “Settings” tab in advanced view and update “Enable Individual Pages” to yes. A “Create your page now” button will then appear on your event page and people can set up their own individual pages from there.
What is the difference between creating a passion fundraising event and creating an individual page for a passion fundraising event?
If you create a passion fundraising event, you are the event organizer. As the organizer, all the event decisions and event execution is up to you. If you create an individual page as part of a passion fundraising event, you will help to promote, raise funds and awareness for the passion fundraising event, but you will not be the event organizer.
Who will get credit for the funds raised through a passion fundraising event?
The passion fundraising website is a tool to help CF Foundation Special Event participants raise funds to support their fundraising efforts. The participant who creates the passion fundraising event will receive credit for all the funds associated with the event. This includes any individual pages that are created as part of the passion fundraising event.
When will I see funds raised from my passion fundraising event show up on my Special Event fundraising page?
It can take up to a month for you to see the funds raised from your passion fundraising event on your personal fundraising page.
How do I turn in cash or check donations from my passion fundraising event?
All cash and check donations obtained from your passion fundraising event should be turned into your local CF Foundation chapter within 45 days of the event concluding.
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