The price of an AED device with maintenance fees remains constant but there are a few variables that can change the overall price of the device. The city and state taxes along with storage options (backpack, outdoor cabinet and indoor cabinet) will change depending on where the device is going and how it will be stored.
We created this initiative so that anyone can easily raise money for an AED. We heard too many stories about youth facilities that wanted an AED but didn’t have the money or a plan to get one.
Just a little. GotAED keeps a very small portion of the funds raised from successful campaigns to help cover the costs of operating this business. Everything else goes to our AED distributor and credit card processor.
It depends on how motivated the campaign creator is with outreach, but the average time to fund a campaign is about one month.
Yes. Automated emails are sent out each time the campaign receives a donation. You will also be notified when the campaign is fully funded.
Yes, an email is sent out when a donation is successful.
Yes. The donors are making a donation to Simon’s Heart, a 501(c)(3) organization.
No. The campaign is designed to stop collecting money once the goal is met.
Email blasts, posts on social media, blog posts and create online flyers. We don’t know which one will work best for your audience, but we do know that one and done outreach is not effective. For instance, one Facebook post will not get your campaign funded. You’ll need to actively promote your campaign.