Create a Fund
Go to the Fundraising Dashboard, click on Funds.
You will be redirected to a page where you can create a Fund. Click on +Add Fund
and enter the details as shown below -
- External Database ID[optional] - It is the identifier of the fund on your database.
For example:- Robotics Lab fund on your Raiser's Edge database has ID 9898. Enter that ID in this field
- Is default[optional] - Check this option if you want this fund to be picked by default.
The default fund will be picked when there is no fund designated to the campaign page.
NOTE: Only one fund can be marked as default at a time. Once you mark a fund to be the default, the other default fund(if any) gets unmarked automatically.
How does it work?
It's pretty simple when a campaign page is designated to one or more funds; the donations will go towards whichever fund is selected by the donor.
But when there is no fund designated to a campaign page, the fund that is marked as default will be picked up.
If you haven't marked any fund to be a default one, then the system auto-creates a fund named Undesignated Fund, marks its default, and all the donations made towards that campaign will go to this undesignated fund.
So, you have 2 choices here, either create a default fund of your own, or the system auto-creates one for you.
Updating a fund
Any detail of a fund, like its name, description, etc., can be updated at any point in time.
As for deleting a fund, that can be done only if there are no donations made for the fund.
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