How to start a campaign

Launch a fundraising campaign with the click of a button from the homepage, login dropdown or in your Campaign Manager.

Starting a fundraising campaign on CrowdRise is easier-than-ever. Begin your campaign from the homepage, login dropdown or the Campaign Manager.


Start a campaign from the homepage:

1. Log in to your CrowdRise nonprofit account

If you're a nonprofit, log in to your nonprofit account. Don't have an account? Click Here to "Claim your Nonprofit" and unlock nonprofit-only features.

2. Click the "Get Started Button" on the homepage


3. Follow the quick steps to personalize your campaign with a title, story, photos and beneficiary.

4. Click on the "Campaign Manager" button to begin customizing and spreading the word about your campaign.

Start a campaign from the Campaign Manager:

1. Log in and go to your Campaign Manager

2. Click on the blue "Start New Campaign" button


3. Follow the campaign creation flow to add basic information like title, goal and beneficiary.

Start a campaign from the login dropdown:

1. Log in

2. Click on your profile icon in the top right hand corner of the page

3. Select "Create New Campaign" from the dropdown menu


4. Complete campaign set up flow


  • Every campaign that you launch will be in "draft" or "preview" mode before you Publish your campaign. This means it will not be visible to others until you take action to make it public.
  • All campaigns that you create and/or join will live in your Campaign Hub.