How can you accept text donations?


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Signing up with companies such as Text-to-Pledge, Mobile Giving Foundation and mGive, allows you to to accept donations by text message. These companies provide the mobile platforms needed for raising funds by text.

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With $40 million raised as of October 2015, Text-to-Pledge claims to be the top mobile special events fundraiser. Click on the Process link at the bottom left of the company's home page for a description of how Text-to-Pledge assists organizations with fundraising. The Text-to-Pledge platform is specifically designed for use at fundraising events. When an attendee makes a financial pledge on the Text-to-Pledge platform using the text message feature, the pledge appears on a screen at the fundraising event.

Click on the Mobile Giving Foundation site's How it Works tab for a description of how Mobile Giving assists charitable organizations seeking funding. The Mobile Giving Foundation connects organizations in need of fundraising with over 250 million wireless device users. The Mobile Giving Foundation home page has information tabs for non-profit organizations, donor and application providers.

Mgive says its technology makes it easier for donors to engage in charitable giving. Mgive has three different programs to help charitable organizations connect with mobile donors: the Community Program, the Impact Program and mGive Managed Services.

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