How Does Medical Crowdfunding Work?

By: Astha, Chiara

Published On: May 31, 2021

Road accidents, cancer on the rise, increase in death rates due to insufficient medical funds, poverty - crowdfunding can be the answer to such a crisis.   Most people willing to help think that one can only reach out to such people in need if they have enough money to support them. But little drops of water make for an ocean - online fundraising is just like that! 

Medical crowdfunding is an easy way to raise medical funds by starting an online campaign and sharing the fundraiser far and wide. 


A Common Scenario

If you know someone who needs funds for medical treatment, starting a crowdfunding campaign would be an ideal option.  It could be a perfect way to raise funds to support someone struggling with the means to pay for their medical treatment. 

Crowdfunding Is The Solution


The first thing you should do is, talk to the respective doctors or the hospital, and know the approximate amount that needs to be covered. Gather relevant bills or papers required to identify the amount needed to be raised so you can share it with your crowdfunding platform and get your fundraiser started.  

Choose The Right Platform


The next step would be to look for a suitable crowdfunding platform that caters to medical needs. ImpactGuru is India’s leading medical crowdfunding platform, with a tremendous success rate of about over 5 lakh lives that have been impacted so far.  With the right platform you will be able to start a fundraiser in 5 min, get round-the-clock fundraising support, raise funds smoothly and easily. The right platform like ours will also understand your needs and offer expert advice to help you fundraiser better and faster. 


Write What Moves You


For your crowdfunding campaign, you need to tell your donors the story. Speak about the person you are raising funds for. Being transparent about the patient’s condition is the truest way to express what is really happening with them. The more details you share, the more interested a potential donor will be in your story. Kind hearts come with empathy, making donors genuinely more interested to know the current condition of the patient in need.  Don’t forget to upload relevant pictures too.


Share This Fundraiser Link Everywhere!

Share the link on WhatsApp groups, email, and social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and among your inner circle. Reach potential donors by sharing and spreading the story as far and wide as you can. Sending direct messages to friends and family encouraging them to share the story is another great way of boosting the potential of your fundraiser. 


Keep The Donors Updated

Talk to your donors. If at any point there is any update on the patient, share it with your donors. Good news feels great but your well-wishers are here to support you in the challenging times too. You can also include recovery pictures which give immense gratification to the donors who will know that their donations have made a difference. It also motivates potential donors to donate.

A simple thank you is always more than enough to thank all the donors for believing in your cause and saving a life.

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