Using the Funds Module

Using the Funds Module

Using the Funds Module

This help guide will walk you through the process of setting up the Funds module in your group, allowing you to start fundraising campaigns using your PayPal account.

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As this module uses your PayPal API information, you'll want to make sure that's set up before you get started. For a guide on getting your PayPal credentials for this purpose, please visit this help guide.

  1. To begin, click on the plus sign to add a new page: 
  2. Select Modules, and then Funds under the Standard Modules Tab:  
  3. You've now added the Files module to your group! Your next step is to setup your PayPal information:                                                                                 
  4. Enter your PayPal API credentials in this section. (Don't have any yet? Check out this help guide before continuing):                                                                                   
  5. Success! You've just added the Funds module. Now, it's time to get started by creating a new fundraising campaign:                                                      
  6. Fill in the information about your campaign; add a picture, a target amount if you have one, and a finish date for this fundraising project. Then, click Submit:   
  7. There you go, it's all set up! Your members can now contribute to your campaign: 

There's more to it than this, however. As a group admin, there are some more decisions you have to make about how your Funds module will work.

  1. To access the administrative options for the Funds module, click on 'Administer this Module' while on the Funds page:                                        
  2. Adjust the settings for Funds page accessibility and authorization:      
  3. You can also reach the Files administration page by clicking on Pages in your admin menu and then clicking on 'Administer' next to the Files module: