Notifications in Field Day are designed to keep you in the loop without making you sign into Field Day every morning. Field Day will send you an email notification for anything important that happens - that way, you can focus on connecting with your community.
How notifications work
Field Day sends out few different types of notifications:
Platform notifications update in real-time. If you're receiving multiple notifications within 3 minutes of each other, Field Day will group them into a single email notification.
Anyone without a Field Day account will receive invitations via email only. All Field Day users will receive invitations on the platform and via email.
Field Day invitation
This goes out when an owner or coordinator adds someone without a Field Day account to their Team or nonprofit. Recipients can click the link in the notification and create a Field Day account. Once they sign up using the invited email, they'll be automatically added to the Team or nonprofit.
Field Day invitation reminder
This goes out 9 days after the initial invitation is sent if the recipient hasn't created their Field Day account yet.
Field Day addition
This goes out when an owner or coordinator adds someone with a Field Day account to their Team or nonprofit. Recipients will be notified of their new membership and be automatically added to the Team or nonprofit.
Registration status confirmations
All Field Day users will receive registration status confirmations on the platform and via email.
Registration created, updated, or withdrawn
You will receive a confirmation that you’ve registered for an event, joined a waitlist, or have been moved from the waitlist and registered for an event.
If you withdraw your registration or leave a waitlist, you will receive a confirmation that you will no longer be coming to the event.
Registration confirmation emails include a calendar attachment for the event
Point of contact assigned
You will receive a notification If you are chosen as the point of contact for an event.
Event updates and reminders
All Field Day users will receive event updates and reminders on the platform and via email.
New Field Trip notification (Teams)
Everyone on your Team will receive an alert when a new event is available.
Event updates and cancellation
Registrants and the point of contact will receive notifications for activity on an event message board, if changes are made to an upcoming event, or if an event is canceled. If someone responds within a threaded message, anyone who has participated in the thread will be notified.
The notification will include an updated calendar attachment with the new event information included.
Registrants and the point of contact will receive a reminder 48 hours and 2 hours before an event.
Post-event survey requests (attendees)
Attendees will receive a survey request 24 hours and again 72 hours after the event if no response.
These surveys are an opportunity to provide feedback to the Team and nonprofit regarding the event.
Field Trip recaps (Teams)
Attendees will receive a Field Trip recap with top survey comments, photos, and the Team’s overall impact 1 week after the event.
Owners and coordinators of nonprofits and Teams will receive planning alerts on the platform and via email.
Owners and coordinators who interact with the plan (submit the request, add a message, send a proposal, etc.) become subscribed to the plan.
Request submitted, updated, canceled, or declined
All Team and nonprofit owners and coordinators will receive a notification when a new Field Trip request has been submitted.
Subscribed owners and coordinators will receive notifications if a request is updated, canceled, or declined.
Proposal submitted, updated, accepted, canceled, or declined
Subscribed owners and coordinators will receive notifications if a proposal is submitted, updated, accepted, canceled, or declined.
Subscribed owners and coordinators will receive a notification if a new message is posted on a plan.
All nonprofit coordinators will receive planning notifications until someone has subscribed to the plan.
Field Trip published
When a Field Trip has been published nonprofit point of contact for the event and all Team members, coordinators, and owners will be notified.
Field Trip canceled
Subscribed owners and coordinators and Team registrants will receive a notification if a Field Trip has been canceled.