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How to create a fundraiser on Facebook


Fundraisers are a great way to raise money for ProKids on #GivingTuesday, your birthday, #NationalNonprofitDay and any other time of year! Here are instructions to create a fundraiser easily from your phone or computer.


On Your Phone:

  1. On your phone or tablet, open the Facebook app.
  2. Click on the magnifying glass in the top right corner.
  3. Type in “fundraisers” and wait for the icon of a pink heart in a yellow circle to pop up. 
  4. Tap on “fundraisers.”
  5. Tap on “create fundraiser.”
  6. Search for ProKids in the search bar and select our account.
  7. Edit the description to include your connection to ProKids, enter the amount you want to raise, and select the end date.
  8. Tap “create.”

On Your Computer:

  1. Log in to your Facebook account.
  2. Scroll down on your left side navigation under your profile picture to the “fundraisers” icon with a pink heart on a yellow circle and select it.
  3. Click on the first button on the next page “select nonprofit” and search for ProKids.
  4. On the left-hand side of the screen of your fundraiser, fill in appropriate fields, such as the amount of money you want to raise and how long the fundraiser should last.
  5. In the box titled “why are you raising money” type a personalized message that describes your connection to ProKids and why the organization or its mission are important to you.
  6. Click on “create” to publish your fundraiser. You’re all set!