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  1. How can I use PayPal for Recurring Donations

    In order to automatically initiate recurring donations via PayPal - not asking the donor to go through PayPal every time - you need to have Reference Transactions enabled by PayPal for your account.  Before you set PayPal to accept Recurring...
  2.  Text to Donate Activity Design

    The Text-to-Donate activity is essentially the core activity in GiveSmart Fundraise. Once you design a Text-to-Donate activity, you can design just about anything. The Text-to-Donate activity is a Donation form that can be accessed via a web lin...
  3. Receipts and Notifications Section

    The Receipts and Notifications section of your form configuration allows you to control the automated communication with your constituents. You can choose to use both texting (SMS) and/or Email. Both forms of notification are enabled by default. T...
  4.  Manage or Move Pledges and Donations

    If a donor submitted a pledge or a donation to an incorrect activity, you have the ability to move it to the correct one. From the left navigation, select Existing Reporting > Manage Pledges . Filter as needed, by date or originating k...
  5. Merchant Account FAQs

    You may have additional questions about your Merchant Account. Below are some Frequently Asked Questions: How am I billed for transaction fees? How are collected donations sent to my bank account? How will fees be charged if I have a mercha...
  6. Ticketing Activity Design

    Your Ticketing Activity starts with a well-crafted form to sell your tickets. This article will guide you through the process. First, you will want to make sure your Event Details are set. The Event Details will automatically be added to your initi...
  7.  How Do I Set Up my Website Donation Form?

    Anyone, anywhere can make a donation through the Website Donation Form on your website. An online giving page is meant to stand alone with a custom URL that can be shared and linked to, or securely embedded on your organization’s website or...
  8. How do I personalize or edit my fundraising thermometer?

    The Dynamic Fundraising Thermometer can be displayed at live events to help motivate donors to give and celebrate reaching your fundraising goal. A thermometer is automatically created when you set up a new Fundraising Event (Text to Donate) keyw...
  9. Ticketing Activity

    The Ticketing Activity in GiveSmart Fundraise will allow you to sell tickets, check in your supporters, and manage your event communication. Watch the video for an overview of Ticketing activities and EventWorks. Click the buttons below to learn how...
  10. Managing Offline Donations

    The Enter Offline Donations page allows you to track cash/check donations and donor information within your GiveSmart Fundraise account. Note : If you are entering a donor's donation via their credit card, you would simply use the normal d...