Frequently Asked Questions

HowToFund is a fundraising platform that allows schools, nonprofits, and other organizations to raise money for their causes and projects. This platform you are using now has been created by HowDoWe, the creators of HowToFund. For more information about our services, please visit and

After you make your donation, you will receive a receipt for your donation via email. This receipt can be used as a reference on your tax-return. Whether or not it is tax-deductible depends on your individual financial situation, and we do not guarantee tax-deductibility. For more information about donations made to 501(c)3 nonprofits, please view the following link:

A charge should be visible as a pending transaction within the first hour of your donation. Please allow 1-2 days for your donation to be processed and executed.

All funds collected on the fundraising platform are delivered to the organization right away. If a project does not reach its funding goal, the organization will determine how and where the funds should be applied.

A transaction fee of 5% + $0.30 is applied to all donations made through this fundraising platform. All transactions are processed through our payment provider, Stripe.

After a donation is placed, a receipt is sent via email immediately. You should receive a confirmation within 24 hours. If you do not receive a confirmation in this time, please email us at [email protected] (Michael Anderson, Co-Founder).