Donation option on renewal screen
I would like to give our members the option to make a donation when they renew their membership.
Our current membership renewal screen, http://candocanal.org/renew2020.html , gives that option. Most of our donations accompany renewals. Both the renewal and the donation are in the shopping cart when PayPal processes the payment transaction. Of course, it’s not integrated with Wild Apricot membership database.
Sameer of your technical support team suggested a workaround using the extra charge calculation. That might work, but the transaction won't be recorded as a donation in the system.
I think this is a great idea. During our annual renewal drive is when we see the most donations. I learned about the workaround, too, of adding the extra charge button. But in addition to this not being recorded as a donation, you can't designate where you would like the donated amount to go. We have a few initiatives for donations and allow our members can choose how they want their donation to be allocated.
I would like to see the option of integrating donations with the renewal process so it is one paid transaction. And also for a way to allocate your donation by showing a list of initiatives.
Stan Salisbury commented
Create renewal forms that combine renewal payments and donations into one process.