What is Cheddar Up?
Cheddar Up is a digital payment and tracking tool that will help your troop or service unit easily collect money online for Girl Scout activities or events. Through our partnership with Cheddar Up, your troop or service unit bank account will be linked with your Cheddar Up account so you can quickly accept online payments for expenses such as uniforms, supplies, badges, activities, outings, camp, Camporees, or event registration. Learn how to get started with Cheddar Up by watching a short video.
Why should I use Cheddar Up?
Cheddar Up simplifies collecting for organizers. Its payment and tracking toolset helps volunteers streamline the task of collecting funds and forms from numerous people. Cheddar Up tracks payments, provides reports and stores forms electronically - all easily accessible on your laptop or from the Cheddar Up app. To learn more about how Cheddar Up is different from other popular payment platforms, please click here.
How much will it cost my troop or service unit to use Cheddar Up?
Collecting on Cheddar Up is always free. There are no setup/hidden fees or out-of-pocket expenses. GSGLA troops and service units will have free access to all the features of Cheddar Up’s Pro and Team plans.
What do I need to do to start using Cheddar Up?
Get started by creating your FREE Cheddar Up account. Just follow the instructions you receive in your Welcome email from Cheddar Up. Didn’t receive the Welcome email? Contact Cheddar Up Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once your account set up is complete, you’re ready to dig in and set up your collections.
How do I share my collection page after I create it?
From the “My Collections” page, you’ll want to click on your collection. Then, simply click on “Share” in the top gray bar. There you’ll see your unique URL for your collection. You can copy this link and begin sharing it with your parents and other potential payers via all your communication channels—email, text, Facebook...or even a paper handout or event registration form. You can also use our “invite” feature, which allows you to enter (or copy and paste) your parent emails so Cheddar Up can send them a friendly invitation to view the collection.
Can I share one link that lists all my troop’s active collections?
Yes. If you have several collections on Cheddar Up, the “Collections Home Page” is what you need! It allows you to share ONE link that lists all your troop’s active collections. Now your Girl Scout troop families will always know where to find the latest options for payment. No more finding the right link or messing with passwords. It’s all in one spot and at their fingertips. Check out this short video to see it in action.
How can I learn more?
Read our comprehensive list of Cheddar Up FAQs. If you don't see the information you are looking for or need help, contact Cheddar Up Support.