When should I post updates about my project?

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Every Steward loan is different, so there is no set rule on how often you should be sharing updates about your project. However, using the updates feature is a great way to keep your lenders up-to-date both during and after your raise! 

Below are our suggestions on the best times to post updates. Remember to always follow Steward's messaging guidelines and have a Steward team member review your post before sending.

When to send an update

During your raise 
  • Upon reaching raise milestones (50%, 80%, 100%).
  • Any farm updates that would be interesting to lenders. For example, when crops have been planted, additional CSA shares available, new team members, etc.
After your raise
  • Send a "Thank You!" message to lenders.
  • Describe purchases made from funds raised. 
  • Announce that your first repayment has been made! 
  • Detail what's next for the business?

Check out this article for a step-by-step guide on how to use the Steward "updates" feature.

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