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Posted on 6 March 2008 at 4:35 pm
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  • Anonymous
    6 March 2008 at 4:35 pm #3088

    Does anybody have any advice on setting up an online forum specific to their charity? Apparently it is very expensive to do through a web service… What about free ‘groups’ such as are available on Yahoo, are these appropriate?
    Ideally I wanted a discussion forum with individual logins for interested supporters etc that can be moderated by me. I know some large charities use Yahoo to facilitate forums and groups, but not sure how these are set up.
    Many Thanks,

    7 March 2008 at 11:06 am #10390

    There are quite a few issues here which take the subject away from fundraising. For example, will your forum be open to children? Does the forum need to be linked in with any registration system on your site? Will you/someone pre- or post-moderate contributions? And so on… (Sorry, more questions than answers).

    While there may be people here who could answer, I think you’ll get much more from the charityweb forum (which operates as a Yahoo! Group incidentally, and has discussed setting up forums/fora several times) and the ICT Hub which has a growing body of advice on charities’ use of IT and web tools.

    10 April 2008 at 9:39 am #10425

    Hi there,

    I have recently used to set up a social networking type site with a forum. The service is free and you can customise as little or as much as you like.

    My advice would be to set any forum so that you have to manually approve members before they are allowed to post.

    Hope that helps a little!

    4 November 2008 at 12:20 pm #10761

    I’m in the process of setting up Third Sector Forums, which will be luanched later this month. We’re a bunch of volunteers who have had some support from private sector partners to set up the site. There will be a dedicated Fundraising forum on there, as well as forums covering topics from social enterprise to governance & legal issues.

    Launching November 2008…

    31 December 2012 at 1:44 am #11337

    Please help raise awareness and money for MakeAWishFoundation. Take a look at my page for more info and copy and paste the message! Spread the word 😀

    31 December 2012 at 1:45 am #11338

    Please help raise awareness and money for MakeAWishFoundation. Take a look at my page for more info and copy and paste the message! Spread the word 😀

    11 January 2013 at 3:31 pm #11342

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    In order to complete all next stages of the development of the game, we need our own servers and more fellow programmers that would want to help us in this adventure.

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    If more income than expected is achieved, also an iOS, Windows Phone 8, and browser version will be developed.

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    If you are a Gamer and want this gaming effort to success. Please look at here.

    You will get different facilities for funding.

    15 January 2013 at 1:15 pm #11344

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