How Crowdfunding Works
Crowdfunding is a new way to raise money. Instead of getting large contributions from a small number of sources, crowdfunding allows you to collect a lot of smaller contributions to reach your fundraising goals.
What is BDL - BizDeLite Crowdfunding?
BDL Crowdfunding is a fast, easy way to raise money online. Individuals or groups can create campaigns that highlight their personal stories or causes and explain in detail what they are trying to achieve by raising money. The possibilities are limitless. You can use BDL Crowdfunding to raise money for a business idea, tuition, medical emergency, volunteer project, celebration…whatever matters to you the most. There is also no limit on the amount of money you can raise. People just like you are using BDL Crowdfunding to make incredible things happen every day!
Does BDL screen projects before they launch?
BDL Crowdfunding is open to all. Anyone can raise money for anything. However, BDL Crowdfunding will remove campaigns on our site that use offensive or objectionable content.
Do contributors get ownership or equity in my idea?
No, people who make contributions to a company or organization do not get ownership or equity, but you can offer other types of Rewards and incentives for contributions.
Who uses FundAnything?
We have campaigners and contributors from all over the world! Campaigners launch campaigns for whatever matters to them the most. Contributors enjoy the satisfaction of putting money directly into the hands of real people and knowing exactly how that money will be spent.
Why should I use BDL Crowdfunding?
Hold a Campaign with Ease
Raising money shouldn’t be hard. With BDL Crowdfunding, ANYONE can do it. And getting started is fast, easy and free! No matter what type of campaign you launch, there are no limits to the amount of money you can raise.
Create Your BDL Crowdfunding Campaign
Want to start a fundraising campaign? It couldn’t be easier. Just follow our steps and tell your story – why you need the money, where the contributions will go, and what kind of impact it will make when you reach your goal. At BDL Crowdfunding, you control your campaign.
Get Serious Publicity
We all know how powerful social networking is, and BDL Crowdfunding makes it easy for you to connect with Facebook, Twitter, email, blogs and more! After you’ve tapped into your network and shared your campaign with your friends and family, there’s no telling who else will take notice of your campaign – your cause might wind up getting some serious media attention! And who knows: you might just get featured on our homepage.
Make a Difference
If you’re looking to give back, you are sure to find a personal story on BDL Crowdfunding that inspires you to make a contribution. You can search through our pages by topic and contribute to the campaigns that speak to you.
Creating a campaign on BDL Crowdfunding is a great way to express yourself and let the world know what inspires you. If you share your passion, there’s no limit to what you can achieve!
What makes people contribute to BDL Crowdfunding campaigns?
People contribute to campaigns for many reasons, but usually it’s because they want to be involved in what the campaign is doing or because they want the Rewards that are part of the campaign. Check out the Creating and Promoting a Campaign section for tons of ideas and tips on how to run a successful campaign.
Can I run more than one campaign at once?
Yes! You can run as many campaigns as you want to, as long as each one of them is unique.
How do I raise money online?
Create your campaign: Click Join Now and pick the type if user that fits you best to get started. Once you have created an account, log in and click on Create Project in the left column on your profile page and follow our simple steps. It’s free, fast and easy to launch your own campaign -- and you don’t have to be an internet whiz to do it!
Tell your story: Share your passion. Express why this is so important to you. Be specific. Explain why you need the support and exactly how your contributions will be spent. If your cause is compelling, the contributions will come!
Share! Share! Share! BDL Crowdfunding will help you spread the word quickly by tapping into all your social networks, including Facebook and Twitter! You can also email your campaign page and connect to your personal blog. The more people you reach, the more money you’ll raise. And don’t forget to ask your friends and family to spread the word to THEIR friends and families.
Collect your contributions: When someone makes an online contribution, you receive it immediately. Instant notification!
See how close you are to you goal: BDL Crowdfunding makes it easy to follow your progress and learn more about your contributors as you zoom toward your goal.