For all these reasons, we think we're the clear winner. Bidpal (Text.Gives) does offer some nice features, but the point is to raise money. Some of Text.Gives' features have been demonstrated to diminish conversion rates.
Traditional text to give services require a half dozen hard-to-get forms and the paperwork is immense. It’s enough to discourage most people from even wanting to bother, and in fact, about to 83% of charities don’t even qualify because of the insane regulations. Why does text-to-donate have to be so difficult to obtain? Why are charities being punished and forced to jump through hoops just to do some good in the world?
Why do nonprofits use text to donate services? In short, because it works. Texting is probably the most common use for mobile devices around the world. And if you're planning to acquire the next generation of millenial donors, you're much more likely to reach them via text than through any other medium