How To Use WeRaise
Step 1: Register
Step 2: Build a Project
Step 3: Submit for Review
Once complete, you'll submit your project for review. The Wheat Ridge team reviews your project to make sure you've included all the required information. We will also review your project budget and verify your 501c3 status. We'll request edits, reject, or approve your project within 48 hours.
Step 4: Launch!
Once approved, you will be ready to launch your project whenever you're ready. You'll have the length of your campaign to reach your funding goal. Keep in mind, you have to raise 100% of goal to receive any of the funds at all.
Step 5: Receive the Funding
Step 6: Final Report & Possible Grants
So, Why WeRaise?
Christian Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding is an incredible tool for getting new ideas off the ground. WeRaise provides a unique crowdfunding experience through traditional crowdfunding features, competitive fees, and real relationships with projects and donors.
Additional Funding Opportunities: Wheat Ridge has a long term vision for WeRaise projects, especially in regards to funding and growth. We consider the successful use of WeRaise to be a form of partnership with the Lutheran community, a requirement of our grant programs. All successful WeRaise projects are eligible to apply for further funding through Wheat Ridge grants!
Lowest Crowdfunding Fees: WeRaise is a tool provided free by Wheat Ridge Ministries thanks to our generous donors! Successful projects only pay credit card processing and platform fees which total about 4.7%.
Reputation & Network: Wheat Ridge has been involved with new health and human care initiatives for over 100 years. As a reputable, recognized organization, the Wheat Ridge name means confidence for donors and invaluable support for projects. Wheat Ridge is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity and a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange Participant.
Automated Processes: You've got enough to think about - let us handle the paperwork! WeRaise automates the payment and thank you process to save you time.
Tax Deductible: All donations made through WeRaise are tax deductible for donors!