JustGiving Guide

Fundraising online couldn't be easier. This year we've made setting up a JustGiving donation page simple.
At registration you will be asked whether you want to fundraise online and through JustGiving, if you want to fundraise online, make sure you select this option! If you didn't do this, you can just log back into your account, go into your profile, scroll to 'My Upcoming Entries' and select 'Setup JustGiving'.
Once registration is complete, you will automatically be directed to fill in your email address to either sign in or create a JustGiving account. 
Enter a Page Title and Story. Make the page title personal. The story can be about the triathlons and fundraising for Restless Development. 
Here's a story we have created for you to use: 
This year I am taking on a really exciting challenge with my school friends, and thousands of others across the country. By swimming, cycling and running with my team and raising money for Restless Development and my school's chosen charity, together we are making a huge impact on the world.
You will be redirected back to your 'receipt' where the link for your child's JustGiving page will appear. Click on the link to be taken you to the JustGiving page. Now you can start fundraising!
Within the fundraiser's page, there will be a link to a team page. This means participants can see their fundraising as a team as well. Please note this may not appear straight away, close down the page and then opening it back up again. You should then see the team page appear within the individual's page. This will only work if a JustGiving page is set up through the Schools Triathlon online account!

Campaign Pages!
We've created campaign pages for each of the triathlons which keep you up to date on targets as well as providing information and stories about Restless Development and why fundraising for us is so important. 
Royal Russell - JustGiving Campaign Page
Charterhouse School - JustGiving Campaign Page
Cranleigh  - JustGiving Campaign Page
Bradfield College  - JustGiving Campaign Page
Marlborough College  - JustGiving Campaign Page
Oundle School - JustGiving Campaign Page 
Clifton College - JustGiving Campaign Page

 
Add your own profile photo - something fun that represents you. On average fundraisers who have profile pictures raise 15% more!
How to change your profile picture:
1. Click here to take you JustGiving where you can edit the page.
2. Select 'Edit this page'.
Set a fundraising target. You will already have a target set for £100 - but why stop there? With all these fundraising resources available to you, there's no excuse.

Personalise your title, summary and story and involve your donor’s in your fundraising journey. Create a compelling reason why you are taking part in the triathlons and raising money for Restless Development by editing the title, summary and story.
How to change the title, summary and story:
  • Click on ‘Edit your page title, summary and story’ and enter the desired text in each of the relevant sections. Click ‘Save and continue' to preview how it looks. 

Sharing your JustGiving account via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger, Email and more boosts online donations.

We've put together some statistics from previous Schools Triathlon JustGiving pages just to prove what a difference it makes!
  • Pages that are shared have a 95% activation rate
  • For the top 5% of pages, on average they were shared 6 times
  • AND for the top 1%, on average they were shared 12 times
It even matters who shares your page...
Fundraiser
Supporter
Fundraiser and Supporter
25% of pages were shared
They had a 93% activation rate
Raising on average £194
 55% of pages were shared
by someone else
They had a 97% activation rate
Raising on average £391
164 pages were shared by both
They had a 99% activation rate
Raising on average £322

 


From fundraising activities to training hard, make sure you post updates and take lots of photographs to post on your JustGiving page. Sponsors will see all the effort you are putting into the Triathlons. Keeping them engaged means they are more likely to repeat their donations. 
Did you know: Regular updates keep your page looking fresh and give you plenty of opportunities to share it. We've found that you could raise an average of 6% more for every update you make!
How to add an update:
1.Log into your JustGiving account and visit your fundraising page
2. Scroll down to the updates section and type your update in the text box
3. Add a photo (if relevant) and if you'd like to share your update to Facebook, tick the 'Share this to Facebook' button
4. Hit 'Post' - this sends your update in an email to all your supporters who have opted in to hear from you
Did you know: JustGiving pages on average raise 14% more when adding photos compared to those who don't add photos. 
How to add a photo:
  • Click ‘Add Photos’ in the edit area and then ‘Select photo’. Choose the photo from your device and add a caption (up to 40 characters). Press ‘Upload photo’ to finish.
Please note: If you have any problems, you’ll probably need to resize your image. The file size should be no larger than 4MB and the pixel size shouldn't be bigger than 800 x 600.

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