Hey! Welcome to GivePenny Team Fundraising! Looking to raise money for great charitable causes, are ya? We like the cut of your jib!
You’ll be fundraising as part of a team. You’ll have a Team Captain, who looks after your Team Fundraising Page and does all the admin stuff. Your job is to raise as much cash for charity as you can and asking your friends, family and followers to sponsor you.
How to join a Fundraising Team
Joining Fundraising Teams is an invite-only affair. An exclusive club, and you’re on the guest list. You’ll get an invite via email, sent to you by your Fundraising Team Captain. Click the link and sign in with your GivePenny Fundraiser account details.
Not already signed up as a GivePenny Fundraiser? No worries! Our Fundraisers are actually the coolest people in the world (we checked) so you’re in good company. You can sign up with Facebook, for a nice and easy quick-click register. Alternatively, fill in the fields below yourself. Whatever tickles your pickle.
If you choose email signup, we have to check you’re a human and not a bot - just in case the great battle of humanity vs. machines kicks off sooner than anticipated (can’t be too careful). Check your inbox and you should have an email from us – prove you’re a human by clicking the “I am human” link.
- Penny Tip: Expecting an email invite but not getting one? First, check your spam folder. Still can’t find it? The most likely culprit is a misspelled email address. Give your Team Captain a prod and check their spelling of your email address for typos.
Your Fundraising Team Member powers and responsibilities
Once you’ve joined up, you’ll be listed on your Team Fundraising Page. This will display your name and profile picture. If you haven’t uploaded a profile picture yet, the default image is our logo. Go to GivePenny.com/Profile/Update (also found under your Dashboard, then select Profile, if you fancy the scenic route) to upload a picture.
All of your team members’ efforts will be celebrated in one place. You’ll be able to see your collective number of steps, cycling miles, streaming hours - whatever it is you're doing to raise funds! - in an update feed. These will all be automatically added to your team's total via the apps you have connected to GivePenny. If you need help with this, we also have a guide on how to connect GivePenny to your apps.
- Penny Tip: If you count your miles, steps, hours etc. with an offline method, or with a device GivePenny can't yet connect to, fear not! Simply message your Fundraising Team Captain and they can add your contributions to the Team Fundraising Page manually.
That's it - you're officially ready to go!
If you'd like to give your Team Fundraising a head start, check out our guide to boosting donations and raising more for charity.