Link to fundraising sites through annotations

Annotations can be a great way to link viewers to projects on fundraising sites.

Sites we currently support for external fundraising links

Here is how to create an annotation with a link to a fundraising site:

  1. Go to your Video Manager
  2. Clicking the down arrow next to the Edit button for the video you'd like to annotate and select Annotations
  3. Create an annotation by clicking Add annotation. Learn how to create and edit an annotation.

  4. Check the Link box at the bottom right of the edit annotation menu. Select Fundraising Project from the drop-down menu.

  5. Enter the URL for your project from one of the supported sites. Click Publish when you are finished.
Be sure to enter the appropriately formatted URL for your project, or your links may not work. For example, if you're linking to Kickstarter project, it should look something like this: "".
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