Need help? Download our Quick Start Guide or talk to our support team of fundraising experts to help you get started.
Need help? Download our Quick Start Guide or talk to our support team of fundraising experts to help you get started.
Click the button below to connect with our RFMS support team. We can even schedule a 1:1 webinar.
Click the button below to create your FREE custom read-a-thon on Read for My School.
Need help? Download our Quick Start Guide. It provides you step-by-step instruction to set up and create your custom read-a-thon in less than 30 minutes! So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!
Welcome to Pledgetree! We’re creating a network of peer-to-peer digital fundraising solutions that empowers you to connect education-based community values with charitable giving. While there are many online and offline fundraising solutions to choose from, our vision focuses on providing you the tools and services to create custom fundraising opportunities that strengthens your community outreach message to what is taught in school or at home, not sold.
Everything we produce at Pledgetree revolves around a simple philosophy of creating the right tools for you to tell the right story for your community fundraising needs. Promoting the right storytelling experience is the epicenter of a successful fundraiser as it connects and binds our cause-marketing message to community support. Whether it’s building products to support childhood literacy, physical fitness, or the creative arts, we are dedicated to designing digital fundraising solution that evangelizes a deeper community message and lasting legacy with your supporters.
We now live in a digitally-connected society where the average person spends 4.7 hours with a mobile device in their hand. While digital media has transformed how information is consumed, it has also remapped how supporters will connect to your fundraising outreach strategy. The days of take home flyers are being replaced with digital fundraising solutions that provide instant access to supporters on the go. Whether through social media, email, or SMS chat, we provide your community fundraiser with a social gateway to extend customer reach as well as donation potential.
All Pledgetree products are designed mobile-first with a single goal of making sure that everyone can connect to your digital fundraiser at anytime, anywhere, across any mobile device. This focus provides you a digital approach to fundraising that maximizes participation – no matter how your community or organization embraces technology.
With over 25+ years in education and entertainment software, Pledgetree provides you with a team of passionate professionals that understand the importance of developing the right products for the right market. We are consistently looking to innovate while providing your community with safe and secure digital fundraising solutions that you can trust. We are customer-focused, customer-ready, and looking at expanding our product suite across community topics that deliver on that trust to provide high impact, high value fundraising solutions.
We are a small, but growing team looking to build on the foundation we have in place to provide all communities with a fundraising approach that delivers the results you need!
A successful fundraiser is all about teamwork and it starts at building solutions that communities care to embrace and feel good about supporting.
Read for My School (“RFMS”) is a SaaS (“Service”) fundraising solution that empowers customers to create, manage, and market digital reading challenges ("Read-a-thons").
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