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Smart Donations

Smart Donations is a smart, simple, secure direct donation platform available for free to nonprofits. Upgrade your nonprofit’s fundraising today.

Fundraising with Smart Donations

We provide options when it comes to online fundraising. Choose one or integrate them all into your digital strategy.

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Customize Multiple Donation Pages

Send out links to your Smart Donations page and Campaign Pages via email, on social media, or place one behind a ‘Donate’ button on your site.

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Facilitate easy on-site fundraising anytime, anywhere. Great for galas, walk-a-thons, runs for a cause, and other fundraising events.

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Fundraise with Facebook's "Donate" Button

Donors can go from your Facebook page to contributing to your nonprofit with the click of a button.

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Raise Money Directly on Your Site

The embeddable widget provides a seamless experience to donors, and is as easy as copy and paste for nonprofits.

Smart Donations Is:

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  • Easy to Setup
  • Fully Customizable
  • Designed for Donors
  • Supported by Our Team
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Smart Donations has all of the features nonprofits have come to expect from online fundraising software, and more.

  • White-labeled branding
  • Access to the Nonprofit Admin Portal for updating and editing donation pages anytime
  • Automated, customizable ‘Thank You’ message
  • Unlimited campaign pages
  • Impact stories and custom donation amounts
  • Unlimited Text-to-Donate codes
  • Ability to make a donation in honor of someone
  • Previews of donation pages at every step
  • White-labeled branding
  • PCI Level 1 Compliant through Stripe
  • Funds disbursed to nonprofits within two business days
  • Recurring donation options for monthly sustainers
  • Proprietary algorithm that suggests returning donors give more
  • Quick donation checkout with donor giving accounts and saved payment methods
  • One-tap checkout available via Apple Pay
  • Platform accepts all major credit cards
  • Instant access for donors to link a bank account without a routing or bank number
  • Donors can opt to cover Stripe transaction fee
  • Automatic suggestion to donate with method that incurs lowest transaction processing fees
  • Encryption end-to-end
And More
  • Responsive across devices
  • Donation pages optimized for social sharing
  • Easy access to donor data
  • New features implemented constantly based on donor and nonprofit feedback

Learn How Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Works

Learn How Text-to-Donate Works

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Need Help?

For answers to our most common questions, visit our FAQ

For technical help or help with a donation, email

For questions about nonprofit membership, call our Membership Team at 1-917-877-0533 from 9AM-5PM EST / weekdays or email

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