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Help with creating crowdfunding campaigns
How Much Does it Cost?
Nothing! It doesn’t cost anything to create a campaign or to collect funds. The recipient pays the credit card transaction fees, however. TheChesedFund.com never collects commissions on donations unlike other crowdfunding sites. Stripe charges 2.9% + $0.30 for each transaction. International transactions are up to 3.9% + $0.30 per transaction. The credit card processing fee is collected by Stripe and it does not go to TheChesedFund.com.
Adding images to your cause description
You created your account, set up your payment settings, and created your first campaign. Now you want to add images to the cause's story. You search and search and there is no image gallery option to be found. Don't worry. While you can't upload additional images (aside from the featured image) to The Chesed Fund. You can add more images to your cause's story. Here's how. 1 ) In the causes page on your dashboard, click on the cause that you want to edit. This will show you the "edit cause" p
Why We Need Your Social Security Number
It may seem like a simple process, but behind the scenes, processing credit cards is a complex process. Think about it. You’re basically reaching into someone else’s pocket and withdrawing what can sometimes be thousands of dollars at once with just a few clicks. And with your Chesed Fund campaign, you might be doing this dozens of times a minute. This process of charging cards, has the potential to be manipulated via fraud, deception, or money laundering. Which is why the entire credit card i
What is The Chesed Fund?
TheChesedFund.com is a collaborative way to raise funds for all Jewish related causes at no cost to the beneficiary. TheChesedFund.com provides an easy, online platform for anyone to crowdfund. Crowdfunding is a method of fundraising where many people donate small amounts making it faster to raise funds than otherwise possible. We provide all the tools you need to help others and partake in the mitzvah of chesed. Anyone can create a campaign, where you tell your story and set a funding goal. Y
Using The Chesed Fund Dashboard
The Chesed Fund dashboard allows you a convenient place to manage every aspect of your crowdfunding campaigns. Here is a list of options that are available to you in the right hand menu of the dashboard. Causes This is the main page of your dashboard, allowing you to view a list of all your campaigns. Here you can edit a campaign, turn it on or off, and view st
How to feature your cause
The Chesed Fund 2.0 has a vast array of powerful fundraising tools for you to use. We recognize that for an individual running a single campaign these can be a little overwhelming. A common question we get is "Can my campaign link be app.thechesedfund.com/mycause instead of app.thechesedfund.com/myaccount/mycause?". This is certainly a useful feature for both organizations, and individuals and can be done once your account and cause are created. To start, first, log into your dashboard and cl