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Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund FAQ

How much does it cost to set up a Tribute Fund?

Muchloved will host your tribute fund for free for 10 years.

Can I test the tribute fund before committing to it?

You can test your Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund for up to two weeks without committing to keeping it. During this time, you can start to add photos and other information. Your tribute fund will display as a ‘Trial’ site.

You can upgrade to keep your tribute fund hosted free for 10 years at any point during the trial.

Can other people see my tribute fund?

Your Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund can be kept private, but you can choose to make it public and allow other people to contribute their memories of your loved one if you wish.

Do I have to share my details with Arthritis Research UK?

When you first set up your tribute fund, you’ll be asked whether you wish to share your details with Arthritis Research UK. By agreeing to this, we’ll be able to contact you to say thank you and keep in touch regarding the progress of your Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund.

How do I collect donations through my Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund?

You can choose to enable donations to Arthritis Research UK when you create your tribute fund. A ‘Donate’ option will appear on your tribute page.

Anyone wishing to make a donation will be directed to the secure online donate page.

All donations will immediately appear on your tribute fund, along with a running total and any messages left by your donors.

How can I encourage donations to my Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund?

Use the ‘Invite Manager’ tool on your tribute fund to email invitations to friends, family and colleagues to visit your tribute fund and make a donation.

You can add a personalised message to your fund about why you’re fundraising in memory and set a fundraising target if you wish.

It’s up to you to choose whether you want to fundraise from just close family and friends, but if you want to let more people know about your tribute fund you can add the webpage address to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Can Gift Aid be reclaimed?

Yes. All donors are asked to sign a Gift Aid declaration during the donation process.

The donation has Gift Aid reclaimed automatically on your behalf, adding approximately 25% on top of each donation to your Closer to a Cure Tribute Fund.

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