Kickstarting your fundraising efforts

Community groups and projects across Kilkenny could get a kick start to their fundraising efforts by signing up for a new free Irish crowd funding platform called PledgUp.com.

Community groups and projects across Kilkenny could get a kick start to their fundraising efforts by signing up for a new free Irish crowd funding platform called PledgUp.com.

The company is offering €1,000 of funding to community groups or projects that sign up for the service with the most innovative fundraising ideas. PledgUp.com is a free service that helps community groups to get online donations for their projects. Once a group sets up profile on the website they receive a link to a personalised fundraising page that they can email to their contacts or post on social media sites asking for donations. The company is part of Enterprise Ireland’s High Potential Start programme and aims to make online fundraising accessible to all worthy causes. For more information see www.PledgUp.com/blog.