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Three Things to Do Now That Help You Plan a Big Event

It’s no secret—if you truly want to improve donation numbers for your nonprofit, offering text giving to your supporters is a must. Email links, online portals, and cash/check avenues are also essential giving options, but the bottom line is that more and more people are preferring to use texting for most of their routine tasks. It’s the fastest, simplest, most frictionless method available. 

So how should you choose a text-giving tool? Here are some considerations:

Budget 

Text-giving tool costs vary. Make sure that you compare pricing across your top options. While that doesn’t mean you should always go with the cheapest one, you don’t want to pay for a more expensive solution if you can find a cost-effective tool that still has all the features you want. 

Features 

Define your must-have, nice-to-have, and don’t-need features. Making a list will help you compare across solutions so that you can choose the right option for you. For example, if you only need a text-to-give solution, then avoid choosing software that has a bunch of extra bells and whistles you’ll never use. 

Demos 

Be wary of any solution that doesn’t allow for a demo. A text-giving solution can be a bit of an investment, and you want to know it will live up to its promises. When you schedule a demo, make sure that you let as many people test drive it as possible. Getting feedback from more people will help you notice pros and cons that you maybe wouldn’t have noticed on your own. 

i3 Nonprofit Solutions Text Giving 

As a text-giving pioneer, i3 Nonprofit Solutions Text Giving is an easy-to-use solution that will help you drastically improve your capabilities to raise funds. 

With our Text Giving, your donors can not only give easily, they can also check their donation history, edit their profiles, set up recurring donations, and give to different funds—all from their phones. 

The recurring donations features are especially effective. Automating ongoing donations will help you reach new heights with your funds. And if your supporters ever want to opt out, it’s easy for them to do. 

Of course, security is a nonnegotiable feature. i3 Nonprofit Solutions is Payment Card Industry Level 1 compliant, which means all personal information, financial data, and transactions are encrypted, tokenized, and secure. What’s more, i3 Nonprofit Solutions offers customer support 365 days a year. If you or your donors ever have any questions or need assistance, we’re here to help. 

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