CF Member Benefits

The Power of Mega Community Collaboration (MC²)

Community Funded Members, both individuals and organizations, can benefit from using CF in so many more ways than just posting their projects. Explore all the different benefits that CF provides The Community. The more you support the more you are rewarded and the more you impact your community. Keep checking back to see all the new benefits we add because this is just the tip of the iceberg.

 

Earn Badges

You can earn badges on CF for a variety of activities. Not only are these badges something cool that is added to your MyCF, but they become a method for users to filter and find you in the Explore The Community section. Here is a taste of the badges that you could already earn.

Visionary Organizations
Organizations can earn and maintain the Visionary Org badge by completing four tasks every month:
1) Pledge or Match at least one project.
2) Complete and Update their MyCF profile.
3) Share a message about CF through their social networks.
4) Make a Community Offering

Benefits of Being a Visionary Org
1) Organization logo appears on the homepage of Community Funded.
2) Visionary Org profiles are highlighted in their own section of Explore The Community.
3) Organization is listed in CF Marketing materials.
4) Shout out from CF through its social networks.
5) Listed in the monthly CF E-Newsletter

Founding Members
Individuals and Organizations earned the Found Member badge by registering a profile
on Community Funded before May 1st, 2012.
We wanted to recognize those who supported CF as the idea was first taking form.

Benefits of Being a Founding Member
1) Shout out from CF through its social networks.
2) Founding Member profiles are highlighted in their own section of Explore The Community.

 

Your Community Impact is Highlighted

There are several ways that you can have your impact on The Community highlighted to everyone who comes to Community Funded, as well as through CF’s own marketing and social networking.

Become a Project Hero
Everyone can get recognized as a project hero by doing one of three actions:
1) Pledge $500 or more to a single project.
2) Offer Matching of 25% of a project’s funding goal.
3) Give a Community Offering to a project.

Benefits of Being a Project Hero
1) MyCF profile image appears at the top of the funding bar on every project that you are a Project Hero for.
2) Shout out from CF through its social networks.
3) Listed in the monthly CF E-Newsletter

Become a Matching Funder
All Community Members can choose to match other Community Member’s pledges. Matching other’s pledges is a great way to empower donors to pledge to a project you believe in. To match a project click the Offer to Match link, which is on every project page.

Benefits of Being a Matching Funder
1) MyCF profile image appears at the top of the funding bar on every project that you matching on.
2) Shout out from CF through its social networks.
3) Listed in the monthly CF E-Newsletter.

Become a Top Supporter
The Top 5 Organization and Individual Supporters are listed in the Top Supporters leader board on the homepage.
Top Supporters are ranked by aggregating their total support history and the current pledges to projects on CF.
The leader board is updated in realtime.

Benefits of Being a Top Supporter
1) MyCF profile image appears in the Top Supporter section on the homepage of Community Funded for as long as you are able to maintain your ranking as a Top 5 Supporter.
2) Shout out from CF through its social networks.
3) Listed in the monthly CF E-Newsletter
4) Organization is listed in CF Marketing materials.