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Text to Give allows donors to text how much they want to give to support your nonprofit—directly from their smartphones. Other platforms rely on payments processing through mobile phone provider bills, which can be costly and slow. With Aplos, donors can give securely, control their payment preferences, set up recurring donations, and cover transaction fees. You receive your gifts quickly and all donations automatically flow into your accounting in Aplos.
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* Standard transaction rates apply for credit card and ACH transaction processing. Credit or debit transactions are 2.9% +$0.30 per transaction for verified 501(c)(3) organizations, and 1% higher for non-verified. Transaction rates for American Express are 1.1% higher and rates for international cards may vary. ACH transaction rates are 1% +$0.30 per transaction for verified 501(c)(3) organizations and 1% higher for non-verified organizations. You must have a U.S. or Canadian bank to accept online payments.
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Allow people to give anytime, in real time, at a fundraising event, when volunteering for your organization, when they see a campaign on social media, etc.
This fundraising tool offers supporters an easy way to give to nonprofits right from their cell phones.
People can choose the frequency of their text gifts and designate purposes for campaigns, event fundraising, and more.
Quickly activate and share this feature to engage your audience and make the fundraising process simple.
Your time is important. Cut down on administrative time by automatically tracking contributions, text giving, and donor information.
All mobile and online gifts are tracked by donor and purpose with zero work required.
No need to manually enter donations. Import offline donations so all contributions are tracked in one fundraising platform.
A complete accounting system is included in your software platform. Automatically create a batch of contributions for your books without entering data twice.
Easily track pledges within your donor database, and generate reports to follow up on outstanding commitments.
Donors can give confidently using digital tools knowing their donor data and personal information are protected.
Payments are protected with PCI compliance standards and use the same level of protection as your bank.
We use multi-level firewall protection and 256-bit SSL encryption.
People can log in to a secure area to view their donation history, see giving statements,
manage their own giving, and make sure their payment information is up to date.
Fundraising made easy. Simply set up Text to Give, and then share your giving number on your donation page, in emails, on social media, and more.
Initial donations in Text to Give can be completed in less than 60 seconds.
Once a donor sets up Text to Give, future donations are completed with a single text from their cell phone.
Donors text "GIVE" + the donation amount they would like to give to your nonprofit's Text to Give number. EXAMPLE: GIVE 50
Donors text "GIVE" + the amount + a short code your organization has assigned to a specific purpose or campaign. EXAMPLE: GIVE 50 BUILDING
After sending a text to donate, people will receive an immediate confirmation text and an emailed gift receipt within 30 minutes.
Large volume? Talk to our customer success team about discounted rates based on your organization's transaction volume. Exclusions may apply.
We were looking for a program for our nonprofit that would provide a customer records management system, accounting system and credit card processing. Aplos provides all three at a very affordable price.
- Joyce H.
Killeen Independent School District
The donation management platform is worth it by itself. It's a very crucial part in bringing in money to non profits and Aplos allows you to track all of the data.
- Clayton P.
Foster Park Sports
I like that everything is all together in one spot - donor software, accounting, newsletters and online giving forms.
- Sherry N.
Q. How does Text to Give work?
A. Donors simply text "GIVE" to your organization's unique toll-free giving number. New donors will receive a text message with a link to a secure online mobile giving form where they can enter their contact info, donation details, and payment info to complete their donation.
Q. Are text donations safe?
A. With Aplos Text to Give, payments are protected with PCI compliance standards using the same level of protection as a bank. It is a safe and secure way for donors to give to your nonprofit.
Q. What are the benefits of text giving?
A. It's easy for your nonprofit to set up Aplos Text to Give, and it's a convenient and simple way for donors to give. People can give from anywhere at any time right from their phones, manage the frequency of their mobile giving, set up recurring donations, give to specific purposes in your organization, and choose to cover the transaction fees for their gifts.
Q. What forms of payment does Text to Give accept?
A. Donors can give to your organization via a credit or debit card, or through an ACH bank withdrawal. Standard transaction rates apply.
Q. Can donors set up recurring donations via Text to Give?
A. Yes. With Aplos Text to Give, donors can give a one-time donation or set up recurring giving.