Many of you may have been wondering what differences there are between the Donorbox and PayPal donation forms. In fact, while PayPal’s donation function may seem similar to Donorbox in some ways, we want to show you how Donorbox better caters to your non-profit’s needs. … [Read more...] about 8 Reasons Why Nonprofits Love Donorbox over PayPal
The Donorbox team is thrilled to introduce an exciting new feature for all U.S. based organizations. Our donation forms now accept ACH bank transfer (also known as eCheck) payments! In other words, your supporters can now make donations through bank transfers instead of using their credit cards or PayPal accounts. This is particularly helpful for large donations, as credit … [Read more...] about New Feature: ACH Bank Transfer Donations
We are happy to announce that we have added a new feature to our donation platform! Now, organizations can ask their donors to cover the processing fees for their donations. This covers the 2.9% + 30c credit card processing fee from Stripe or Paypal (this fee can be reduced for registered nonprofits), as well as the 0.89% platform fee . As a reminder, organizations only have to … [Read more...] about New Feature: Ask your donors to cover processing fees!
PayPal is the grandfather of internet payments system and quite an interesting one. Even though its checkout process could be faster, many donors are used to it. As as result, there are over 157 million PayPal users with their payment info conveniently saved on there. At DonorBox, we want donors to use using whatever payment method they feel most comfortable in. Thus, we are … [Read more...] about PayPal Donations is Here
Unfortunately, fraud is inevitable in online payments. It is less of a problem with donations, but chances are it may happen. Scammers use donation pages to test stolen credit cards. Oftentimes, the donation will have a gibberish email (eg. *protected email*) and have a low dollar amount ($0.50 - $1). If you see suspicious donation from unknown sources, don’t worry, just take … [Read more...] about On Fraud Prevention