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Powerful Online Fundraising Platform

Free to use. Easy to set-up. Incredible Fundraising Results.

GalaBid’s free online fundraising platformis the perfect solution for community fundraisers, non-profits and charities.The flexible platform and fundraiserwebsite supports online raffles, silent auctions and donation drives.

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Make sure more money goes to where it’s needed

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GalaBid’s online platform is free to use, no catch.

We support our service and software development using opt-in ‘tips’ from users. At the end of each successful bid, platform users are given the option to donate an amount of their choosing to help us keep our platform free to great causes, just like yours. Tips are entirely optional.

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What fundraising options can I add to my fundraising website?

Digital Raffle

The zero paper, 100%
online raffle system

  • Automated ticket allocation
  • Easy online ticket payment via sms or fundraising website link
  • Real-time updates
  • Automated, random winning ticket draw
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Online Silent Auction

Fundraising online made easy with digital bidding and prize catalogues

  • Online silent auction with its own dedicated fundraising website
  • Showcase  prizes with online silent auction catalogue
  • Easy bidding via prize portal on the fundraising site
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Donation Drive

Raise more with our easy-to-use platform for donations

  • Set-up your online fundraising donation drive in minutes
  • Secure, one-touch ‘donate now’ button
  • Donation roll-call celebrates your generous supporters
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Join thousands of fundraisers who are making a difference with GalaBid

Individual fundraisers, global charities and non-profits use GalaBid to create effective online fundraisers and beautiful fundraising websites that raise more for great causes.

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Easy to Use

SIMPLE SET-UP MEANS YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISER IS READY TO GO IN MINUTES

  • Fast set-up with no technical expertise required
  • Easy to understand prompts and instructions
  • Includes shareable links for SMS and email distribution
  • Access via supporters’ mobile or desktop device
  • Dedicated fundraising website
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Real-Time Updates

KEEP YOUR SUPPORTERS AND DONORS UPDATED WITH REAL-TIME ALERTS AND NOTIFICATIONS

  • Let supporters know what’s happening at key moments
  • New prizes added, auction closing notice, outbid notifications
  • Immediate updates via SMS

Secure Payment

OUR SECURE PAYMENT GATEWAY GIVES PEACE OF MIND TO YOU AND YOUR SUPPORTERS

  • Set-up a Stripe connection (takes a few minutes) and connect to your GalaBid account (2.75% processing fee).
  • Secure payment gateway and comprehensive reports
  • Provide winners with fast payment link
  • Process payments in moments

Custom Design

CREATE BEAUTIFUL AND PROFESSIONAL LOOKING CAMPAIGNS WITH OUR CUSTOM DESIGN FEATURES

  • Make your online fundraiser stand out using logos and images
  • Easy graphic and image uploads (no design experience needed)
  • Stunning fundraising website gives your campaign a professional look and feel

Frequent Asked Questions About The GalaBid Fundraising Platform

How does the voluntary contribution work?

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Winning bidders and people who donate/buy raffle tickets can make voluntary contributions towards the GalaBid service when they make their purchase/donation. That's how we can cover our costs and continue to support amazing causes, just like yours. Please note, we integrate with Stripe only as a payment gateway provider. You will need a Stripe account set up to use this option. You can see how the voluntary contribution works here.

Are online payments secure?

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Yes, using GalaBid requires you to create and connect a Stripe account. Stripe is one of the world's most secure payment gateways - you can read more about Stripe - here. All payments are made directly into your Stripe account, GalaBid does not collect any credit card information from your participants.

How is support provided?

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All training is provided in our HELP section via useful videos. We guide you through the set-up and running of your campaign. Additional support is located on the website and within the dashboard via our LiveChat feature with real people only, no bots!

Is there a contact number I can call?

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The free version of GalaBid provides LiveChat and email support only, our email address is support@galabid.com

How do I receive my funds?

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You are required to connect a Stripe account to use the free version of GalaBid. This means all payments are made to your Stripe account. Stripe then issues payouts and these can be adjusted within the Stripe platform. Standard credit card processing fee is 2.75%.

Do I have access to a list of participants who register to my fundraising campaign?

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Yes, a complete list of all registered participants and their information is downloadable in the Reports section of the dashboard.

What information do I require to set up a Stripe account?

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For the most up-to-date requirement please visit www.stripe.com. Normally they require an email address, phone number, tax id, business name, address, and bank account details.

What cards are accepted through Stripe?

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Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX

Can participants pay by a method other than Stripe,  i.e. Cash/Bank Transfer?

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No, all payments with the free version of GalaBid must be made online via your Stripe account, please contact us for a quote for the paid version of the platform.

Who can use the GalaBid fundraising platform?

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Anyone can use the GalaBid platform as long as you agree and follow our Terms and Conditions

How is personal information stored?

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Please view our Privacy Policy

Are we required to have an official "organization" or a 501(c)3 status?

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No, you do not need to be a non-profit or not-for-profit organization to use GalaBid.

Do my supporters need an account to be able to bid, buy, or donate?

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Yes, they will need to register with basic information including a first and last name and verified email address to participate in your campaign.

Can supporters view my fundraising campaign website and items without an account?

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Yes, they will be able to view all of your campaign details including item information and branding/sponsor information.

How do I delete my fundraising campaign?

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Please contact support@galabid.com with your campaign details and we will delete your campaign for you, please note this action is irreversible and will remove all data from your participants' account in your campaign also.

How do I reset my password as an organiser?

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Go to dashboard.galabid.com and select the 'Forgot Password' link, if you are still having issues receiving the email contact support@galabid.com

Can participants make themselves anonymous?

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Yes, they will need to enter their name and email to register, however on the registration page there is a checkbox where they can opt in to become anonymous on the participant view of the campaign. In the Dashboard you will be able to see their real information as an organiser.

Can I run my fundraising campaign in another currency?

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GalaBid supports all currencies used by Stripe, you can see if yours is included here https://stripe.com/global

Can I bulk load my items with a spreadsheet?

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Yes, there is a template which you download in the Items section of the platform. You can load items multiple times in this manner.

Is there a maximum number of items I can load?

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To keep the platform loading as quickly as possible we recommend a max of 300 items with up to 10 images each, or 1000 with no images.

Do you need to download an app to use GalaBid?

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No, GalaBid is completely browser based and can be used from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

How do I add shipping to my items?

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Currently you cannot add shipping to your items in the platform, we suggest to charge your participants separately or to mark up the starting bid to cover the cost of shipping.

Do you track participants' IP addresses?

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No, GalaBid does not track participants.

How do participants register?

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We provide you with all registration instructions, including a QR code specific to your campaign URL, SMS registration, or URL. There is also a ready-to-go PDF you can download in the Control Panel > Useful Documents

Can I list my live auction prizes on GalaBid?

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Yes, if you are using GalaBid for a silent auction/raffle/donations then you can also list Live Auction prizes, we call this item type 'Locked' and this means that your participants can view the item details, however, they cannot bid on this item.

I haven't receive my payout from my campaign, who do I contact?

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Please log into your Stripe account and contact Stripe support https://support.stripe.com/

Can I use the platform for an estate sale?

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Yes, you can add your items as silent auction items or buy-now to sell them.

Can I sell tickets to my event through GalaBid?

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We do not have a feature for this, however, you are able to sell tickets as buy-now items and download the Buy-now report to see your list of sold tickets and the purchaser's information.

Can I add branding to my fundraising campaign website?

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Yes, GalaBid if customizable. You can load your own banner, logos, homepage, and edit your page colors within the Branding section of the dashboard.

How do I show my sponsors?

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There are multiple ways to show sponsors on your campaign. The most popular is to load their logo in the top left-hand logo section, or to add them to your banner which is the main image at the top of the page. You are able to load multiple banners which will rotate if you wish. Another location is to add an info page and add this to your Menu on the left. On the infopage you can add text, images, and videos to give your sponsor recognition. All of the instructions to edit the info page, menu, and branding sections are located in the HELP section within the dashboard after you create your first campaign.

Can I add additional admins to my organization?

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Yes, once you are logged into the dashboard you can add additional admins by going to Organization in the top menu > Admins > Add Admin using their email address. This will send them an invite to create their own login to your organization.

Can I use third party consignment prizes?

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Yes, however, all of the funds for these items will be collected by the organization's Stripe account and will need to be paid out from there accordingly. GalaBid also provides a consignment prize service. To view our prizes on consignment please use your admin account to log into the dashboard and view our catalogue in Items > No Risk Prizes

Can I add additional items when the fundraising campaign is live?

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Yes, you add and edit your items once your campaign is live.