Deadlines are important and mandatory in all-or-nothing campaign types. What happens when it’s reached depends on the campaign’s success.
This article is about All-or-nothing campaigns only; for KEEP-IT-ALL campaigns, click here.
If the campaign reached the goal: #
Firstly: Congratulations! That’s no small feat!
The campaign will continue to run and collect pledges until you decide to charge your supporters. We recommend you do this ASAP because the longer you wait, the more likely some pledges will fail to process as transactions (this occurs due to expired credit cards, insufficient funds, etc.).
The campaign does NOT end once you charge supporters – you may leave it running as a “rollover campaign,” which is a successful all-or-nothing campaign that’s turned into a keep-it-all campaign. This link explains all about rollover campaigns.
When you’re ready, finish your campaign by clicking on the campaign settings cog menu in the upper right corner of your window.
If the campaign did NOT reach its goal: #
The campaign ends automatically, and no further pledges can be made. All payment holds are released, and neither the supporters nor the campaign owner incurs any charges.
Want to try again? Please do! You can even clone your campaign to save some time.