Do you have an idea that could change the world for the better, but lack the resources to get it off the ground? Perhaps you’re a seasoned changemaker or existing nonprofit, already doing good for your community but ready to increase your impact. Or you want to launch a new world changing initiative, whether it’s a product which is more sustainable than those currently in the market, a great idea for an ongoing non-profit or just a one-off event or charity drive in your local community? We are here to help.
Here at StartSomeGood we know that every changemaker is the center of a network of people and resources already motivated to help make good things happen. We offer the right set of tools, advice and support to help you spread your reach, multiply your connections and convert that good will into funding which allows you to convert your good ideas into action.
Ready to StartSomeGood?
Step 1: Join our community by clicking “join” in the top-right hand corner to create your personal profile.
Step 2: Click on the Raise Funds tab above to tell us about your existing initiative or new idea. We’ll review this information right away, and upon being approved we’ll direct you to resources and guidance to help you create your fundraising campaign.
Step 3: Once you’re approved as a venture you can click on "Submit Your Campaign" to create your fundraising campaign. Once you do so, a friendly member of our team will be in touch right away. They will be your personal guide and will provide feedback and guidance based on what we’ve learned helping launch hundreds of campaigns.We’ll optimize your approach, answer any questions you have and get you all set to launch!
We are your partner in creating change. We do this by being as accessible and high-touch as possible, working with you to design a fundraising campaign that works. Check out the options below if you are looking for more support and advice before submitting your campaign. If you have a good idea what you want to do already feel free to go straight to Raise Funds and tell us what you’re working on!
How it Works
If you’d like to get a feel for what’s involved in running a campaign before you sign up, head over to our How It Works page for a step-by-step rundown.
We’re here to help!
Start by checking out the Frequently Asked Questions page – hopefully what you’re looking for is here. If not, see if anyone is available in the live support box at the bottom of the screen. You can also write to us on Twitter, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or turn up to an office hours G+ hangout (see below).
Wednesday at 5pm US EST/9pm GMT/7am Australian EST Thursday, come join us in a Google+ Hangout to ask questions, talk social innovation or just learn more about what's new at StartSomeGood. You’ll probably meet our co-founder Alex Budak who often attends these sessions. We share the link to the hangout via Twitter, Facebook and Google+ at starting time.