FAQ

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a community-engagement process between individuals or organizations aggregating funding to create or change a cause backed by a crowd of supporters who want to participate in the effort in a meaningful way. Source: http://p2pfoundation.net/Crowdfunding

What does UNU Fund do?

UNU Fund is a crowdfunding platform. UNU Fund is also a place to discover what people all over the world is passionate about and how to get involved.

Who uses UNU Fund?

People all over the world are using UNU Fund – both to raise money and to contribute to liked interest passions. There is no limitation on who can use UNU Fund as long as you have a valid PayPal account.

Why do people contribute to campaigns?

People contribute to campaigns for many reasons, but mainly because they want to be involved in what the campaign is doing or because they share the same passion.

Flexible Vs. All-Or-Nothing Funding

All-or-nothing — Only collect pledged funds when the campaign ends if the set goal is met.
Flexible — Collect funds pledged at the end of the campaign no matter what.

Are contributions tax-deductible?

Most contributions are not tax-deductible. Campaigns may offer tax deductions on contributions only if they are registered as a non-profit organization according to the Canada Revenue Agency and only receive funds into their non-profit PayPal account.

Who do I contact if I have a question about my contribution?

If you have a question need or require additional information about your contribution, contact the campaign creator.

How do I get featured on the homepage?

From time to time UNU Fund will feature a campaign based on merits which we believe embodies the vision of the platform. If you wish to be featured send us an email to support@unufund.com

Can I cancel my account?

You may cancel your account as long as you have not raised any money. Accounts that have raised money must remain active. Contact support@unufund.com to cancel your account or campaign.

Is anyone in the world able to create a campaign?

UNU Fund is an international platform, so anyone with a PayPal account may start a campaign. However, we do not allow campaigns from countries on the U.S. OFAC Sanctions list or the Canadian Economic Sanctions list.

How do I create a campaign?

It is easy and free to create a campaign. We do not have an application process, so you may start now. Click here to create your campaign.

Can I raise money or contribute in my currency?

UNU Fund currently accepts and disburses funds in U.S. Dollar and Canadian Dollar

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