The fundraising thermometer gives donors something visual in order to build their trust and increase excitement. Others like the feeling of being part of a team of donors that helped you achieve your goal. For these reasons, a fundraising progress bar can be a useful tool.
Every LPFM radio station is required by law to be associated with a charity or nonprofit of some sort. Therefore, SMS donations are a win-win, because they give LPFM radio stations an easy way to fulfill their charitable requirements. Text to give also makes it easier to find sponsors as well as raise funds for their nonprofits.
What if you're a small nonprofit, just starting out? You likely don't have a lot of financial resources at your disposal. You may not be able to afford member management tools like Wild Apricot, which tend to be geared to more well-established organizations with larger budgets.
Many smaller, well-managed nonprofits find success using our innovative text to donate platform.