Facebook launches personal fundraising feature in Canada


Facebook has announced that fundraising for personal causes is now available to Canadian users. The feature has previously been available in the U.S. since May.

Canadian Facebook users over the age of 18 will be able to test out fundraising in beta for categories such as medical, pet care, education, crisis relief, funeral and loss, community and sports and more.

To start a personal fundraiser on Facebook:

    1. On mobile, tap the menu icon and select ‘Fundraisers,’ or on desktop, visit facebook.com/fundraisers 2. Choose between raising money for a Friend, Yourself or Someone or Something Not on Facebook
    3. Select a title for the fundraiser, provide details for the cause it’s supporting and start raising money The Facebook app can be downloaded for free on Android and iOS. Facebook Twitter Google+ Linkedin

This article was originally published on MobileSyrup


Bradly Shankar

Fourth-year journalism student at Ryerson University.

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