Learn how fundraising works
Create your fundraiser
Creating a fundraiser
Learn about the process to create a GoFundMe from start to finish.
Writing your story
We'll help you with tips and best practices to tell your story.
Choosing a title and customizing your link
We encourage you to use your title and customized link to summarize your story.
Videos help GoFundMe organizers tell their stories and connect with potential donors.
Get the word out
Sharing on Instagram
Learn best practices for sharing your fundraiser on Instagram.
The update feature allows you to keep current and potential donors involved in your journey.
Learn how to share your fundraiser outside of social media.
Sending thank yous
GoFundMe's thank you functionality allows you to easily express your gratitude.
Transfer your funds
Set up transfers
To set up bank transfers, follow these steps.
Our payment processor may request documents in order to ensure your money reaches you safely.
Accepting a beneficiary
A step by step guide to accept a beneficiary invite and receive funds directly to your bank account.