Upon logging in with your Panorama credentials you will need to select the FirstGiving icon. This will bring you to the backend of your organization's FirstGiving account.
Select the option to Create New Event or Campaign
You'll then have the option to create an event or campaign. Events are used for registration or/and page creation, while campaigns are used to accept donations only.
You will then be prompted to fill out all of the information pertaining to your event. For example event name, event date, event location, event description, event contact information, donation deadline, etc.
Please note that the very ending of the URL for your event will auto-populate with your event name. You are able to edit this field. If for any reason the URL is not available the box will be outlined in red, meaning you will need to choose a new URL ending.
You will then need to select your Fundraising Settings and Team Fundraising Options.
Next, you will be prompted to implement settings in regards to your registration.
If you do not wish to collect custom information from your participants such as t-shirt size, date of birth, etc and you do not wish to charge a registration fee you will want to select the following options:
-Collect only basic information
**Please note that with Basic Registration all participants are required to create a personal fundraising page**
If you wish to collect custom information such as t-shirt size, date of birth, etc and want the option to charge a registration fee or fundraising minimum you will want to select the following options:
-Collect Additional Custom Information
**Please note that with Custom Registration the waiver text field is mandatory and you will need to create at least one Participant Type**
After you have entered all of the necessary information under Collect Participant Information scroll down to Registration Options and select the blue box labeled New Participant Type. You will then be prompted to enter information in regards to your participant type.
If you would like to add another participant type select the option to
After you have entered all of your participant types you will then want to implement your Registration Shut-off date & time
From here you will then want to select any of the following options below. Please note these are not required and are determined by your Non-Profit's preferences.
You will then be prompted to implement a Custom Email Message. This message will be included in the confirmation email sent to event participants. Please note that this field is not required.
Once you have completed all the required fields on this page you will want to select the button in the upper right-hand corner. Once you have selected the option to save you will want to select the option to located in the upper left-hand corner of your screen. On this page, you will be able to upload photos and enable/disable Top Teams and Top Fundraisers.