How to Raise Funds & Collect Donations for your Academic Conference



Kick-starting an event involves a monetary influx from a host of sources including your internal fund pool as well as sponsors who may or may not be directly associated with your core value system. While such sponsors recognize equity in associating with your academic conference, it is the more focused source of donations that many event managers often fail to inspire in order to create an association with your academic conference.

In this article, we are going to touch upon useful and rewarding fundraising guidelines that can help you fully leverage not just sponsors and brand partners but the often ignored and tremendously useful stream of donations. Here’s how you can make donations an integral part of your conference corpus.

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Accept Donations for your Non-profit Events through Stripe

Dryfta event platform now has one more tool for organizations and non profits to make their events and association memberships more fruitful.


Introducing Donations tool for organizations and non-profits to accept donations through credit card and PayPal. Donors can choose from preset donations or enter their own desired amount and proceed to donate using their credit card or PayPal account.

We recommend Stripe’s credit card processor because it charges less per transaction fee, is very organizer-friendly, and because we already have an integration built inside Dryfta, for Stripe, just like we have integration for PayPal, Authorize and 2Checkout.


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