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Digital Fundraising

Digital Fundraising

Give Lively’s free Digital Fundraising solution includes three smart, mobile-ready products: Campaign Pages, Donation Widgets, and Text-to-Donate. Applied together or separately, and in coordination with other Give Lively fundraising solutions, they employ imagery, videos, and impact stories to strengthen a nonprofit’s digital appeal.

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Before

Build a Campaign Page

A campaign page is not the same thing as your core profile. You create a specific Campaign Page when you want to fundraise around a specific occasion or appeal, such as Giving Tuesday, a walk-a-thon, or an annual fundraiser. 
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Design successful Campaign Pages: our ultimate guide

Our free, powerful and practical technology provides you with the tools you need for creating outstanding campaign pages that carry the right message and compel your visitors to donate.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Trigger a test donation on a Give Lively page

Just finished setting up a new Campaign Fundraising page? Want to run a test donation to see if and how it works? At the moment, it’s not an option. But there is something you can do.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Set or modify a goal for a Campaign Page

Set a fundraising target for every campaign.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Add ability to make private donations

You can give (or revoke) the option for donors to make their donations anonymous to the public on your fundraising pages.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Add ability to give in honor of someone

On your core profile and any campaign page, you can easily add (or remove) a link for donors to give in honor of someone.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Use merge tags to personalize automated "thank you" emails to donors

You can use merge tags to personalize automated "Thank You" emails to donors throughout our platform.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Send campaign page link with donation information already filled out

Send customized fundraising campaign page links with a donation amount, frequency, and payment method already filled out for your donors.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Set up Text-to-Donate

Text-to-Donate powers easy mobile giving through text codes. Learn how to set up a custom text code and start receiving donations via SMS (only on U.S phone carriers).
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Make the most of Text-to-Donate: our ultimate guide

In this guide, we review Text-to-Donate best practices, and examples of how it can be implemented as a vital part of a fundraising strategy.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Learn about livestreaming virtual events

A primer about livestreaming virtual events. This is for any nonprofit organization not clear about what livestreaming is, how to do it, whether it can be a fundraising boost and how Give Lively products can be used in tandem with it.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Host amazing virtual fundraising events: our ultimate guide

Give Lively products facilitate fundraising during virtual events, campaigns and appeals. We’ve pulled together a thorough list of useful tips and best practices about (1) using Give Lively products during virtual events and (2) livestreaming and virtual events in general.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

Understand which browsers work best with Give Lively fundraising pages

In the event that a fundraising page isn't working properly, first check the browser. Give Lively works best on the latest versions of most desktop/laptop computers and mobile devices, except Internet Explorer.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Team Fundraising
Leaderboard

During

Use Embeddable Widgets to collect donations on your website

Our customizable donation widgets can be integrated seamlessly and directly into your website or blog to collect donations directly from the site. Here's how to embed a widget on a site you host, or one built using Squarespace, Wix, or WordPress.
Donation Widget

Change the default donation frequency

This article contains instructions for nonprofit organizations about how change the default donation frequency — either "Monthly" or "One-Time. “ This can be easily accomplished at any time on your primary fundraising page and any of your fundraising Campaign Pages. For donors: please see "Before You Get Started" (directly below).
Campaign Pages

Add offline donations to Campaign Page totals

Manually add any funds raised in the form of paper checks or cash to the Campaign Page totals, including its progress bar.
Campaign Pages

Use Give Lively technology to fundraise during virtual events

Give Lively products facilitate fundraising during virtual events, campaigns and appeals. They can accommodate livestreaming, which is especially effective in conjunction with Donation Widgets, Live Display, Text-to-Donate and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Text-to-Donate

Find links to fundraising Campaign Pages

To maximize your fundraising potential, it's important to share word of your core and campaign fundraising page(s). The web address(es) to which you can point donors are easily copied with one click.
Campaign Pages

Link to any fundraising/event page from call-to-action button on website

Add a link to your fundraising page from a "Donate" or "Get tickets" button on your website, with instructions on how to do so from the most popular website-building services: WordPress, Wix, and SquareSpace.
Campaign Pages
Event Ticketing
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Use UTM codes to track fundraising campaigns

Set up a UTM code to track donor giving behavior and the effectiveness of your marketing campaigns. These codes, easily added, can be used with Give Lively widgets, campaign pages, and the Core Profile.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget

Use a “Donate” button on Facebook

Want to link a “Donate” button on Facebook to a website outside of Facebook? It used to be an effective way to call attention to your campaigns. Then, in early 2019, Facebook changed its policy on this and it is no longer possible. Learn more about what it means and why.
Campaign Pages
Event Ticketing
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Ensure fundraising page social sharing image appears on Facebook

A quick way to deal with the problem of your social sharing image not appearing when you share a link to a fundraising page on Facebook.
Campaign Pages
Event Ticketing
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Boost a Facebook post that links to a fundraising page

A short lesson explaining how to boost a Facebook post by targeting a select group of people.
Campaign Pages
Event Ticketing
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


After

Close a fundraising Campaign Page

Once a fundraising campaign has run its course, it makes sense to close it. The page will remain live, but it will display the following message: "This campaign has ended. Thank you for your support." Once a campaign is closed, it cannot be re-activated.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Teams Fundraising
Leaderboard

Download donor data from Nonprofit Admin Portal

Download donor data with the click of a button. This data includes donor names, email addresses, donation date, donation amount, donation frequency (one-time or monthly), donation page, and other custom information.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Teams Fundraising
Leaderboard

Export donor data from Stripe

Download from Stripe a CSV file containing data such donation date, donation amount, payment status, the Stripe fee charged, donor names and email addresses, and more.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Teams Fundraising
Leaderboard

Learn how donation disbursement works

While we consider quick donation disbursement to be important, the speed of disbursement is in part a function of the form of payment and whether a nonprofit is a Give Lively member.
Campaign Pages
Donation Widget
Text-to-Donate
Event Ticketing
Live Display
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Teams Fundraising
Leaderboard


Downloads

Ultimate Design Guide to Successful Campaign Pages

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