Enter: Sign up is quick and easy. Click the “Create Project” button and follow the instructions, entering information about your project that communicates its value. A panel of campus representatives will determine approval for the campaign. Please allow 30 days for approval. Once your application is approved, publish your page, and you are ready to begin crowdfunding. (All campaigns must direct funds to an Annual Fund account.)  
Engage: Communicate with your fans and friends through integrated social media utilities, tell them what you are doing, how they can help, and drive them to your page.
Cha-Ching: Watch your idea take hold with your fans as your funding totals start to climb.
When you click on the “Create Project” button, you will be asked to provide answers to the following questions and to upload a photo or image about your project:
  • Project Title.
  • Please describe your project.
  • Faculty/Staff Advisor name and contact information.
  • How will your project impact Oberlin?
  • What is your fundraising goal?
  • What are your milestones? Which ones have you reached, and which have you yet to reach?
  • When will the project take place and/or be completed?
  • How will you use the funding that you gain from this platform? Please include your specific budget.
  • Are Oberlin students/faculty/staff/alumni involved in the project? If so, describe.
  • How do you plan to promote your fundraiser? Please be specific.
  • Optional: Do you have any incentives or rewards you could offer donors?