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Starting a project

  • How do I create a project?

    Creating a project is an easy 3 step process. First, create a project using the 'Raise Money' button in the top menu, fill in the required fields and click save. Second, connect your project to a WePay.com account. Finally, submit your project for review and start fundraising!

  • How do I promote my project?

    FundMe.com makes it easy to promote your project through various social media websites like FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and many more. Directly below the image of the project click on the social media icon you want to promote your project through and follow the prompts.

  • What happens once my project is created?

    Creating the project is the first step in the easy 3 step process in getting started with FundMe.com. The second step is to connect your project to a WePay.com account. Login to your FundMe.com account click on the 'My Account' button located in the upper right hand corner of your screen, click on your project name then click on the 'Connect to WePay' button then follow the prompts to set up your WePay.com account. Finally, submit your project for review and start fundraising!

  • My project reached its deadline for fundraising, what happens now?

    The project is closed and can no longer accept pledges. All approved pledges were immediately transferred to your WePay.com account and ready for withdrawal. *Note: it is your responsibility to ensure that all rewards are delivered to each of your contributors

  • My project reached its financing goal, what happens now?

    Congratulations on your fundraising project! As long as the project has not reached its deadline, contributors can still pledge to your project. This is also a great opportunity for you to thank your contributors for their contributions and deliver their rewards!

  • When will I receive my funds and how?

    Pledges are immediately available upon approval through the WePay.com account we had you set up prior to your project going live. You can request a withdrawal from WePay.com at anytime while the project is running and after it has reached the deadline

  • Contributing to a project

  • Am I debited immediately when I contribute to a project?

    Yes, your pledges are immediately debited and sent to the project owner

  • Can anyone promote a project?

    Yes, FundMe.com makes it easy to promote a project through various social media websites like FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and many more. Directly below the image of the project click on the social media icon you want to promote the project through and follow the prompts.

  • How do I contribute to a project?

    There are 2 ways to contribute to a project

    • Make a pledge to the project by clicking on the 'I want to contribute' button on the project page and follow the steps on the next page
    • Help the project owner spread the word of their project. FundMe.com makes it easy to promote a project through various social media websites like FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and many more. Directly below the image of the project click on the social media icon you want to promote the project through and follow the prompts.

  • How much does it cost to contribute to a project on this platform?
    Registering on the website and starting a fundraising project is completely free.  WePay.com charges a 2.9% fee plus $0.30 a transaction, and Fundme.com charges just 5% of funds raised unlike many of the competitors.   Expect to have about 8% of the money donated go towards fees, but again, it costs nothing to join and start your project.
  • I changed my mind, can I cancel my pledge?

    All pledges are immediately transferred to the project owner, you will need to contact the project owner for a refund

  • What happens if a project doesn't reach it's funding goals?

    The project owner still receives the pledges that were made to the project

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    We use WePay.com to power the transactions on our site. WePay.com accepts all major credit cards and bank account payments

  • General

  • What is CrowdFunding?

    Is a way to raise funds for a project by asking a large number of people to donate small amount of money

  • Who will make a pledge to my project?

    The majority of your pledges will come from your family, friends and community

  • What types of projects are accepted on this platform?

    We accept funding requests for personal needs, new business ideas, expansion capital and generally anything that is not in violation of our terms and conditions.

  • How do I spread the word about my project?

    FundMe.com makes it easy to promote your project through various social media websites like FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and many more. Directly below the image of the project click on the social media icon you want to promote your project through and follow the prompts.

  • How do I update all of my supports?

    You can update all of your supports by clicking on the Update(s) tab at the top of your project page, then click the 'Post a New Update' button. In addition to your new update being displayed on the Update tab, all current project supporters will receive an email update when you create a new post.

  • How do I view my supporters?

    You can view your supporters by clicking on the Supporters tab at the top of your project page, then scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find a pagination. Click through the various pages to see all your supporters

  • How do I receive funds from my project?

    Pledges are immediately available upon approval through the WePay.com account we had you set up prior to your project going live

  • WePay.com

  • What is WePay?
  • How do I withdraw my funds?
  • Where do I update my personal information?
  • Where do I update my account settings?
  • Can WePay be used internationally?