Campaign Categories

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Below are the criteria which needs to be satisfied by campaigns/campaigners in order to be approved and published on BuildHer.

STEM - Online/Tech/Software/Apps

  1. All campaigns submitted under this category must have a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematical) component that is clearly demonstrated
  2. Be willing to provide documents and/or references in support of your application should they be requested
  3. Must offer specific rewards in return for donations, contributions and pledges. Rewards could range from a simple ‘Thank you’ note to free gifts, presales of products or an experience. It’s up to you what to decide what your ‘backHers’ would love to have, and what would encourage them to support your campaign with their money.
  4. Must clearly demonstrate why your campaign is necessary and how it will benefit others, especially women and girls of colour
  5. Must accept our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Brick & Mortar Business

  1. All campaigns submitted under this category must be a legal, registered enterprise, business, company or organisation
  2. Be willing to provide documents and/or references in support of your application should they be requested
  3. Offer specific rewards in return for donations, contributions and pledges. Rewards could range from a simple ‘Thank you’ note to free gifts, presales of products or an experience. It’s up to you what to decide what your ‘backHers’ would love to have, and what would encourage them to support your campaign with their money.
  4. Must clearly demonstrate why your campaign is necessary and how it will benefit others, especially women and girls of colour
  5. Must accept our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Creative Projects

  1.  All campaigns submitted under this category must be projects related to:  Art, Comics, Crafts, Dance, Design, Fashion, Film & Video, Festivals, Food, Games, Journalism, Music, Photography, Books, Magazine, Publishing or Theater.
  2. Must offer specific rewards in return for donations, contributions and pledges. Rewards could range from a simple ‘Thank you’ note to free gifts, presales of products or an experience. It’s up to you what to decide what your ‘backHers’ would love to have, and what would encourage them to support your campaign with their money.
  3. Must clearly demonstrate why your campaign is necessary and how it will benefit others, especially women and girls.
  4. Must accept our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Non-Profits & Charitable Causes

  1. All campaigns/campaigners submitted under this category must demonstrate that they are legally/formally registered as a non-profit entity or charity, and are raising money through, for or on behalf of said entity. This must also be displayed in some format inside the campaign itself.
  2. Be willing to provide documents and/or references in support of your application should they be requested
  3. Must be agreeable to an interview with the BuildHer team in order to establish sincerity/legitimacy if required
  4. All campaigns submitted under this category, and who have successfully demonstrated they are a legal, registered non profit organisation, will then be subjected to discounted platform fees only. Verified Non-Profit related campaigns will get discounts of 5% platform fees, otherwise they are subject to the regular 10% fees.
  5. Must accept our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Personal Expenses/Needs/Help

  1. All campaigns submitted under this category must establish the transparency and legitimacy of the personal cause campaign
  2. Must provide detailed information about the reason for your crowdfunding campaign – ie why they are collecting funds
  3. Must provide a clear definition of the beneficiary – i.e who they are collecting funds for
  4. Must provide legitimate contact details including Facebook verification if available
  5. Must be agreeable to an interview with the BuildHer team in order to establish sincerity/legitimacy if required
  6. Must accept our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy