Fundraising Tools & Resources

More ways to raise funds

Third-Party Tools

Set Up an ActBlue Account
Benevity
Set Up an ActBlue Account
  • Why?

  • Quickstart Guide

    • 💡 Use our EIN (81-4004928) when registering in order for your account’s collected donations to be grouped in OCF’s umbrella.

Benevity
  • Let us know if you would like to register with Benevity, and we will get you signed up under our host's umbrella

    • Benefits include:

      • Fund-matching opportunities

        • many companies use it as their giving portal

        • Access to donors

      • Project becomes searchable on Benevity's website

      • Reporting to OCF for streamlined disbursement of funds back into account

Others:

Please note: The following are not set up to work specifically with fiscal hosting situations and do not report where donated funds are meant to be allocated to. If you wish to have the raised funds from the following means allocated to your fund, you must inform us about your fundraiser. Unclaimed funds will be directing to the Foundation's operating costs.

Facebook/Instagram
AmazonSmile
GoFundMe
Facebook/Instagram
  • Facebook Fundraiser/Instagram Live Donations

    • Contact us when you start a new fundraiser so that we can get the raised funds correctly allocated to your account

    • Due to Facebook's disbursement schedule (every 2 weeks), there will be a delay in disbursement of raised funds to your account after the Facebook fundraiser has ended

AmazonSmile
  • OCF's Amazon Smile link

    • Shop at smile.amazon.com and they'll donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to our charitable organization, at no extra cost to you.

GoFundMe
  • GoFundMe Charity Fundraising

    • Select OpenCollective as the beneficiary in order for your donors to receive tax-deductible status [recommended],

    • or you collect them on your own behalf, and transfer them to your Open Collective account as one lump sum. [non-tax-deductible status for your donors]

If you'd like assistance setting any of these up, please feel free to email us!