In many cases, online nonprofit organizations are able to secure funds faster by reaching out to donors worldwide. Donors can simply press a button and the amount is transferred to the intended nonprofit organization.
If you have a nonprofit website built on WordPress, then you will need a good donation plugin. Here is a list of what I believe are the most suitable WordPress donation plugins.
Give is most downloaded and highest rated WordPress donation plugin. The plugin allows you to receive gifts from customizable donation forms, manage your donors and analyze donation reports.
You can use payment, form and date methods to sort your reports. The plugin measures the performance of your donation campaign over various campaigns. You can create custom donation forms on your WordPress site, use various themes and add numerous options for customizing goals.
Give produces tax-deductible receipts for your donors. The plugin keeps a detail history of your donation campaigns with great integration with third-party tools like MailChimp and Salesforce.
Charitable is a free WordPress donation plugin that has no setup costs, or monthly charges. You can create fully customizable fundraiser campaigns in less than five minutes!
The plugin lets you accept donations through several payment gateways such as Stripe, Authorize.Net, PayFast and PayUMoney. The Charitable Gift Aid extension uses Gift Aid to boost donations by 25%. Similarly, Charitable Newsletter Connect helps grow your list of subscribers.
Charitable built a free WordPress theme called Reach. The theme is great for creating peer-to-peer fundraising events or a crowdfunding platform.
The PayPal Donation plugin adds a donation button to your WordPress website. Donors can send you donations through their credit card or their PayPal account. You could easily connect donations from all over the world because supports 18 languages and 25 currencies.
The plugin can be easily integrated with all WordPress themes. In case of issues or problems, create a support request and the plugin experts will quickly offer a solution.
Seamless Donations is a free WordPress donation plugin with the great option of repeat donations that could be easily turned off in a single click.
The plugin offers Thank You Enhanced extension for sending personalized ‘Thank You” messages to your donors. The Giving Level Manager extension lets you create custom donation levels. The Delete Monster extension enables you to delete donations. Seamless Donations works with GoodBye Captcha to block spambots.
Donorbox is a WordPress donation plugin with a unique recurring donation system. The plugin’s form builder helps you collect questions from donors, send donations at the donor’s request and dedicate donations on other’s behalf.
The plugin offers a host of useful features such as PayPal donation, customizable receipt text and integration with MailChimp and Salesforce. The plugin is free for the first $1000 donation every month.
Using the above plugins, you could easily setup a fundraiser campaign that could reach the global audience within minutes. These plugins can help you accept donations quickly and engage with your donors. If there are other plugins you would like to suggest, let me know in the comments below.