Simple, Easy-to-Use Text-to-Donate Service for the Smaller, Successful Nonprofit
Text DONATE to 77948 to see how it works!
Or, if outside the U.S., text DONATE to our WhatsApp number
You Need Funds. We’ll Help You Get Them.
Choose a keyword that will trigger your reply message and donation payment link.
Sign up here.
We set up your keyword on our short code (or WhatsApp if your nonprofit is non-U.S.) usually within the hour.
Now, when a prospective donor texts your keyword to 77948 or our WhatsApp number, she receives a prompt to donate to your registered charity. The prompt includes a link to your mobile-friendly PayPal or other checkout page to complete her donation. (Note: we do not bill the donor’s phone bill).
Works With Your Payment Processor
(Including Network for Good, PayPal, GoFundMe, Stripe, iATS, BluePay, Heartland, Fundly, BlackBaud, or your custom payment processor)
Know what we’ve learned in 10 years of helping nonprofits raise money? We don’t have the first darn clue about how you’re going to raise more funds for your nonprofit.
As a development professional, you wear many hats. Your job is to figure out how to bring money into the organization. You may have little time or resources for broader marketing initiatives. But what you do is, in fact, marketing, so here’s a starting point for marketing your nonprofit.
Since your screen will automatically refresh frequently, you can just set it and forget it. As donations come in, the progress bar totals will dynamically update, you’ll get text alerts in real time, you’ll receive email updates every 15 minutes, and your mercury will rise to the new levels — all without your having to do anything!
Some members won’t want to download an app; offer them text to give. Others won’t want to give by texting. Offer them an app. Use both to help you bring in more money.
Before signing on to a text to give service, you want to be sure it will deliver results. You may want some guidance on how to execute a successful text donation campaign. We’ve included a few case studies from real customers to help you. Read more.
JustGiving reported that they’ve seen an increase in donation activity and conversation on WhatsApp, which is now the most-used messaging app in the world. Other mobile fundraising platforms, like Good Exchange, are also integrating WhatsApp into their fundraising services.
Why would a person want to give a donation by text? Well, there are a lot of reasons. It’s simple. It’s fast. It’s easy, to name a few. Everyone knows how to send a text message. And everyone carries their phone with them pretty much 24/7. So, there you go.
Why do nonprofits use text to donate services? In short, because they work. But how does text to donate work? And why does it work so well? Read on to find out.
Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page. It's a great place to start if you have questions. In the meantime, here are some common questions we get from customers.