E-Funding Tools

E-Funding Council Starter Kit

Download the Council Starter Kit as one file:

Council Starter Kit

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Please find instructions for using the OFT template and Banners for your local council website and promotion of the Prepared. For Life. TM E-Funding website.
Instructions for adding a banner to your local council website

1.        To preview what the banners will look like, please click on the links below:

a.        http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_180150.html
b.       http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_120240.html
c.        http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_300250.html
d.       http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_120240.html
e.       http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_180150.html
f.         http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_300250.html
g.        http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_120240_2.html
h.       http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_180150_2.html
i.          http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_HisBest_300250_2.html
j.         http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_120240_2.html
k.        http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_180150_2.html
l.          http://hwcdn.net/r9w5w5a9/cds/bsa/Banners/BSA_Thrill_300250_2.html

2.        Open the banners folder in the Council Starter Kit Zip File
3.        Select the html file of banner you would like to add to your website
4.        Look at the excel document called Local Council Tag List and find your council number and the specific code you will need to add to your website
5.        Add the following after both lists of <param> tags:

a.          <param name="FlashVars" value="councilID=###" />
b.       ### Represents your council ID, is. 609, 86, etc.

6.        Save the banner on your site
7.        Test the banner by clicking on it to ensure that viewers will be taken to your council’s version of the home page which shows your
8.        Banner addition complete

Instructions for sending the OFT to your local council email lists 
1.        Open the OFT template in Outlook
2.        Please do not make any other changes to the template other than those listed below:

a.        Edit content in the first paragraph to make it more relevant to your local council and area
b.       Edit your name, title and local council name in the signature line
c.        In the Unsubscribe line insert  your local council name
d.       For the 4 links  in the email please edit them by doing the following: 

i.       Look at the excel document called Local Council Tag List and find your council number and the specific code 
ii.       Right click on the link and select edit hyperlink 
iii.       Replace the code with your local council code from the excel spreadsheet

3.        Click ok to save the newly entered link
4.        Do a save as of the OFT by saving it as a Outlook Message Format – Unicode
5.        Reopen the email template
6.        Please do not make any other changes to the template
7.        Spell check the email
8.        Click send