Every campaign needs some funds, even if only to register your official nomination as a candidate. There is no magic formula for how much you need. There are examples of well funded campaigns which do no get the candidate elected, and on the other side, candidates get elected with campaigns are run on less than $500.

There are some good ideas in A Gender Agenda (p.34). As the GoWomenLG2016 campaign gains momentum, we will add more resources for you here – fundraising ideas which work, stories from women candidates themselves.