Digital Resources

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. Pull up Facebook and click on the “More” menu on the bottom right corner.
  2. Scroll down to the “Community Resources” menu (you might have to expand your menu to “see more”.
  3. Click on the “Fundraisers” button with the pink heart on a yellow square icon. Now click on the plus icon to “Create Fundraiser”.
  4. Choose “Nonprofit” and type ProKids into the search bar. Select our page and a fundraiser will be set up.
  5. Now you can personalize it! Under the “Description” write about what ProKids means to you and why people should support our organization.
  6. Set a dollar amount you find appropriate and hit the blue button to “create” your fundraiser. You’re all set!

On Your Computer:

  1. Login to your Facebook account.
  2. Scroll down on your left side navigation under your profile picture to “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!