Frequently Asked Questions

How does Covered Bridge Fundraising work?

Covered Bridge Fundraising uses online shopping to eliminate the hassle of handling money and product distribution. Supporters choose their products, pay online and receive their product to their home.

What types of products are offered?

Covered Bridge Fundraising offers different types of candy made by Costas Candies. The product line can change due to season or availability.

How do I support an existing campaign?

To order and support an existing campaign, you can order online through the campaign page. Orders must be placed within the timeline to count toward the campaign.

What is the campaign timeline?

The campaign timeline is established by the campaign coordinator.

How long does it take get approved?

Once you have submitted your campaign, you will receive an email response within 48 hours. If you do not receive an email response, contact Covered Bridge Fundraising.

Are there any fees to start a campaign?

NO. There are no fees to start a campaign. It is free to setup and run your fundraising campaign.

Who is eligible to run a fundraising campaign?

Covered Bridge Fundraising only supports fundraising for the following types of organizations. Please see the Terms and Conditions for details about which organizations are acceptable within the Covered Bridge Fundraising program.

Certain types of organizations are eligible to participate in Covered Bridge Fundraising, and each will be reviewed by Covered Bride Fundraising prior to the creation of that organization’s individual program. Covered Bridge Fundraising reserves the right to refuse participation in the program to any organization, for any reason or no reason at all.

All individuals and groups raising funds who are not a non-taxable entity will be required to fill out a W-9 and be issued a 1099 if the payment or cumulative payments for a tax period exceed $600.

The following types of organizations will be eligible: an organization holding a current tax‐exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (6), (7), (8), (10) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code; a recognized government entity: state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments, that are requesting funds exclusively for public purposes; a K‐12 public or private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university; a church or other faith‐based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large & is not on the terrorist watch list; those other public groups which do not require an IRS Tax ID number, such as little league baseball or similar sporting groups, and individual raising money for a class trip or raising funds to curb costs for a family reunion. The organization certifies that it is eligible to participate in Covered Bridge Fundraising, and will provide written documentation thereof at Covered Bridge Fundraising request.

The profit indicated for each fundraising campaign is an estimate and may differ from funds received.

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