Pledgeling is committed to helping your team make a difference. This is why we offer free tools for all nonprofits to use to help ease the fundraising process.

For any 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the US and approved NGOs, we provide a variety of free tools that are always at your fingertips to use anytime via your account in the Pledgeling Impact Hub – including Text-to-Donate, Fundraiser Pages & Evite Donations for events!

First Things First

Is our nonprofit organization already in our database?

To confirm, click here and search for it by name!

It it is, then you can claim your nonprofit here and gain access to our free tools & donor data.

If your nonprofit is not in our database, please click here to have it added! After you add your nonprofit and receive a confirmation email, make sure you return to the link above to claim it and gain access to our Impact Hub.

Text-to-Donate:

Now anyone, anywhere with a mobile phone serviced by US wireless carriers can donate to your organization directly from their phones. Did you know the average open rate of a text message is 98% vs the average rate of email is 24%? And now with over 90% of Americans on mobile phones, nonprofits of all sizes are successfully using mobile services like text-to-donate to reach & engage new donors.

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Claim your nonprofit organization through our simple process detailed above in “First Things First.”
  2. Receive an email with a link to your organization’s account.
  3. Once inside the Impact Hub, you can access your free text-to-donate campaign by selecting the ‘Text-to-Donate’ tab in the left-hand menu. The campaign is designed to easily be set-up by you & can be communicated at live events, on social channels & anywhere else you’d like to raise donations via mobile!

Fundraiser Pages:

Now you can create an online fundraiser with a custom landing page for your nonprofit.

To get started, follow these easy steps:

  1. Claim your nonprofit organization through our simple process detailed above in “First Things First.”
  2. Receive an email with a link to your organization’s account.
  3. Once inside the Impact Hub, you can access this free tool by selecting the ‘Fundraisers’ tab in the left-hand menu. The campaign is designed to easily be set-up by you & can be communicated at live events, on social channels & anywhere else you’d like to raise donations!

Free Fundraiser Pages include these features:

  • Unique URL to your Fundraiser Page
  • Landing page includes a goal tracker, fields to add a story, and a section where you can share updates with visitors to your page.
  • Text-to-donate keyword is included with your Fundraiser Page, so that you can ask supporters to donate easily via their mobile phones.
  • Mobile bounce back message when someone texts in to donate, which includes your organization’s logo & a link to a donation widget with options to pay via credit card or Apple Pay.
  • [optional] Automatic follow-up messages that are sent to supporters who text in, but don’t complete their donation. These messages are automatically sent for 3 days or until the donation is completed. These messages can be turned off by you in the Impact Hub.
  • Instant donation receipts to all donors, for tax deductible purposes.
  • Real-time donor & donation data in your Impact Hub account, which you can export anytime as a csv file and upload into your own CRM system. Information about our donation processing fees can be found here.

Evite Donations:

Did you know every special event in your life can now raise donations for your cause? Evite Donations™ is a free tool to support causes you care about. Create an Evite invitation to support your nonprofit by adding a donation option for your guests to give back in your honor.

How it works:

  1. Visit Evite.com to create a free event for your birthday, bbq, wedding, baby shower, holiday party & more.
  2. Select the free option to ‘Add Donations’ to any invitation on the right-hand side of your invitation.
  3. Start typing the name of any nonprofit and it will automatically appear in the menu. Don’t see yours? Add it here!
  4. Set a fundraising goal to encourage your guests to give.
  5. When your Evite invitation is sent, your guests can easily donate through your invitation without ever leaving Evite! Fees are never charged to make a donation.
  6. Get notified when your guests donate to your cause.

Evite Donations also includes these features:

  • Instant donation receipts to all donors, for tax deductible purposes.
  • Real-time donor & donation data in your Impact Hub account, which you can export anytime as a csv file and upload into your own CRM system.

Encourage your donors to create events for your nonprofit! You can share this pdf with them to explain the process. Evite Donations for Nonprofits

All donations are captured and accessible in real-time by logging in to  Pledgeling’s free Impact Hub. If your nonprofit doesn’t have access yet to the Impact Hub, simply request it at https://www.pledgeling.com/claims/new. While you’re there, check to ensure your nonprofit’s public profile is up-to-date with it’s mission statement, website, and social media handles. And to help Pledgeling promote your mission and vision with our brand partners & donors, upload your very own impact stories & dollar handles that we can share to drive even more donations your way.

Still have questions? Check out the Pledgeling Support Page

We are committed to driving more resources to your nonprofit & making it easier than ever to engage your audiences. Keep doing the amazing work that you do to make our world a better place!

THANK YOU from all of us at Team Pledgeling!

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Posted by Anna Nordstrom