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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.
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
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
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
Frequently Asked Questions - Fundraisers
What is crowdfunding? Crowdfunding simplifies fundraising for individuals and organizations. Donors can use an online link to submit credit card donations. It is called crowdfunding because we encourage people to motivate their own ‘crowd’ as would-be donors; that means engaging them by spreading the link to their page from organizational or personal contacts i.e. Email, text, WhatsApp. Is The Chesed Fund a non-profit organization? No. We are a business with staff, a tremendous amount o
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
The Chesed Fund Policies - Acceptable Campaigns
. Q: What kind of fundraising campaigns are permitted on the TCF site? A: We allow fundraisers for the following categories: Medical Expenses, Memorials & Funerals, Emergencies & Disasters, Adoption, Kids & Family, Neighbors & Community, Education & Schools, Sports & Teams, Pets & Animals, Volunteer & Service Projects, Nonprofits, Mission Trips, and Veterans. If you have a question for us about your campaign, please contact us at [email@example.com](mailto:support@thechesedfu
Premium - Frequently Asked Questions
**· Recurring donations: **Subscriptions. Example: A donor can donate $100 every month for 12 months. It is not just a one-time donation. · Teams: Teams is a feature that empowers your own donors to become fundraisers. Donors can easily create a “team page” with their own individual goals and reach out to their own personal contacts. This creates a friendly competition, all in the hopes of raising funds for a worthy cause. **· White labeled page: **The organization logo will appear at the
The Chesed Fund Security and Privacy
At The Chesed Fund, we take your security seriously. All credit card and payment info is processed directly through Stripe, one of the world’s largest and most reputable credit card processing companies. The information never touches our server and is never stored by us. All transactions on the site occur on SSL secure web pages, as can be seen with the little lock that appears to the left of the website URL in your browser window. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us and we never sell