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  1. Rename Donation button from "Pay" to "Donate"

    Rename Donation button from "Pay" to "Donate". or have an option for the users to change the button text.

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    • More options for donation confirmation e-mails as opposed to one

      There must be different options for donation confirmation letters as opposed to just one. We have various types of donors and those that may send a donation "in memory of" and that would be different than a standard thank you. This is a bit of a problem.

      4 votes
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      • Make a Donation via Text Message

        1) allow SMS Text of a keyword (e.g. donation category/type) to Short Number
        2) WA asks how much would you like to donate to the 'org' 'keyword description'
        3) device holder sends amount 'XXX'
        4) WA sends confirmation text w/URL for needed completion activities in response
        5) Donor completes
        6) WA puts donation through payments processing as set up on WA website

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        3 votes
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          Collecting comments  ·  1 comment  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Donation Confirmation emails

          I have some donations coming in that are paid by check. I have figured out how to manually record them in the Donations and can send a donation receipt, but cannot figure out how to send the Donation confirmation email (Thank you letter) manually and get the macros to populate. It would be nice to be able to acknowledge manual donations without going through a lot of manual steps. Has anyone come up with a quick way to do this?

          6 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Donor Gadget

            I would like a gadget that displays names of donors by donation level for a particular year or campaign, with the ability of the donor to opt out of being included in this display at the time they make the donation.

            4 votes
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            • Recording donations from non-contacts

              In the "Record Donation" page, donor details, allow option to create a new contact immediately using the details provided where the donor does not have a record in the organization. Current method of adding a contact first, followed by donation, is somewhat cumbersome.

              3 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Prospect Management

                More robust donor/prospect management features.

                2 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Single donation for multiple funds

                  Currently these is no way to direct a single donation to multiple funds. Our organization has several restricted funds, and many members will make a single donation but specify that there donation be applied to multiple funds. Example: A single donation of $75 is made, however the donator specifies that $25 goes to fund A, $25 goes to fund B and $25 goes to fund C. Having this capability would be an asset to our organizations donation/fundraising efforts.

                  1 vote
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                  • Allow pre-select of donation form fields via query parameters

                    I want to add QR codes with a donation form URL to our facility, so members can contribute to various areas/funds in WA by scanning the code, logging in and donating.

                    I'd like to pre-select a "fund" drop-down and ideally an amount, based on passing them in to WA in the URL query string, such as:

                    www.foo.org/donate?area='ice cream stand'&amount=10

                    Is there a way to easily do this?

                    2 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • integrate the PayPal Giving Fund into Wild Apricot - so that we don't have to pay the transaction fees for donations

                      Nonprofits that are PayPal Giving Fund members can receive donations from PayPal and Ebay customers without any transaction fees. It would be very useful if there were an option in the donate widget that would allow this option.

                      14 votes
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                      • Donation goal gadget/thermometer manual update ability

                        Manually update the donation thermometer

                        2 votes
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                        • Bulk Donation Upload

                          Bulk Donation data upload. It should work pretty similar to bulk membership upload. For those of us migrating from other systems, this is a must-have solution unless you want to pay someone to upload 20 years of data.

                          5 votes
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                            Collecting comments  ·  1 comment  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Donation categorization and tracking/management by member. To support political contribution legal requirements.

                            Provide different contribution to types (i.e. PAC and Small Donor Committee). Include in membership record to allow individual member donations tracking by type, and ability to limit donations to categories to satisfy legal requirements. Donation as a advanced search type and reports by donation type by member would provide capability to encourage members and manage the legal requirements.

                            18 votes
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                            • Support "Sponsors" in addition to "Donors" at a system level

                              Most trade associations do not have "fundraisers" but more so "sponsors" the system needs to allow for this and create invoices for it. There is to much back end rigging needed to offer annual sponsorships & event sponsorships.

                              67 votes
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                                Collecting comments  ·  19 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • PDF for the official tax Donation Receipt

                                We are just in the midst of switching over to wild apricot and I was very disappointed that when donations are made there is no option to send the official tax receipt as a PDF as it is not secure to send it as an email since it is too easy to change up the donation amount and date ect. Our current system sends an email after donation had been received thanking them and then letting them know they will receive a their tax receipt in another email attached as PDF please see email below

                                Dear xxxx:
                                Thank you for…

                                17 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to donate during membership application/renewal or event registration

                                  Current features:
                                  Visitors/members are not prompted to make donation while they are performing other payments (e.g. membership renewals, event registrations,etc)

                                  Desired features:
                                  Admins have the ability to enable donations to be made during event registrations, membership applications/renewals or other payments.

                                  188 votes
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                                  • Recurring donations

                                    Current behavior:
                                    Wild Apricot only supports one-time donations.

                                    Workaround

                                    Use Membership application form since it is possible to setup a membership level like 'regular donor' with automatic recurring payments.

                                    Desired behavior:
                                    Support recurring donations directly.

                                    93 votes
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                                      54 comments  ·  Donations / Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Multiple, separately customizable donation forms or Donation campaigns

                                      My organization runs different campaigns a year targeted towards different groups. We need several versions of the donation form, however WA allows for only one. Plus, some of our campaigns are sponsorships, not donations, while others are underwriting opportunities. We also need the ability for our members and friends to sign up for more than one level of sponsorship at once.

                                      Some of the donation forms would be used on the public site, while another is just for members.

                                      Is this a possibility for future releases? So far I have my organization sold on WA, except for this little snag.

                                      60 votes
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                                      • Manual donations or pledges

                                        A big selling point for my board in adopting WA is that I promised them that we could accommodate all kinds of payments for new and renewing members. I have found two areas where WA does not currently do what I expected:

                                        * for donations, there is not manual payment option, only online. My most financially capable donors are older and really, really like getting an invoice and mailing in a check On the whole, I love WA! These, and a few other little feature/functions are the only issues I've got. And, user support has been fantastic. I'm in the…

                                        21 votes
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                                        • Tracking donations with other member activity

                                          Hi- as far as I can tell we are not able to pull into one document (other than a statement) all of a member's activity such as their donations, events and membership. Each silo has that information, but it isn't aggregated into one document we can use for fundraising purposes. Nor it is seemingly possible to combine that information from all members.

                                          Donations reports only give sums, and isn't a detail list.

                                          We are both a member organization as well as dependent on fundraising-and I am not sure that I can gather into one place the fundraising info I need.…

                                          11 votes
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