A HUGE Dashboard Update ๐Ÿคฉ
We are extremely excited to bring you a HUGE update to the Givebutter Dashboard. With over 100+ new features, design updates, and bug fixes, this is our biggest update to the dashboard ever. Read on for the highlights.
Account Settings
  • Account Settings have been reorganized into more contextual tabs featuring new iconography, making it easier to find exactly what you need.
  • You can now add Funds / Designations to your campaigns, allowing supporters to select where they'd like to designate their gift.
  • Export your list of Funds to a CSV with one click.
  • We've added a Billing tab to manage your Givebutter subscriptions to Giving Hubs, Pro, or Premium. Update your card info, cancel your plan, and view / print invoices.
  • The Campaigns tab now features more digestible information about how much youโ€™ve raised at a glance.
  • We've added quick action buttons to Copy, View, and Edit a campaign.
Campaign Manager
  • The Campaign Manager has been reorganized to help you get things done quicker.
  • Enable additional recurring payment options for your campaign (one-time, monthly, quarterly, and yearly).
  • Set a default recurring payment frequency for your campaign.
  • Allow supporters to pay via check and include a custom message with instructions on where to mail the check.
  • Set the default fund for your campaign.
  • Hide the fund selection on your campaign so that all transactions automatically credit your default fund.
  • Make your campaign unlisted / private to hide it from your Landing Page (or Giving Hub) and Givebutter's Explore page.
  • Added copy / view buttons to your campaign link.
  • Reorder custom fields.
Team Fundraising
  • Customize the Fundraise button text.
  • Search your team members.
  • Search your teams.
  • Search your transactions.
  • Redesigned transaction sidebar with collapsible sections.
  • Mark your transactions as acknowledged to keep track of ones you've viewed or thanked.
  • Quick actions for emailing and calling a supporter right from the sidebar.
  • Added a search bar to the campaign filter.
  • Added a search bar to the New button.
  • Resend email receipts to your supporters with one click.
  • Edit the team credited with a transaction.
  • Edit the fund credited with a transaction.
Recurring Payments
  • See the frequency of a recurring payment.
  • See when a recurring payment started.
  • Search your recurring payments.
  • Export your recurring payments to a CSV.
  • Redesigned tickets tab with more information.
  • Revoke tickets that have been refunded or canceled.
  • Redesigned chapters tab.
  • Search your chapters.
  • Export your chapters to a CSV.
  • Tables, buttons, fields, and other elements have been redesigned for more clarity and consistency.
  • Faster performance when moving through the dashboard.
  • Your Dashboard can now be found at https://dashboard.givebutter.com
  • The ThankView Integration can now be managed in the dashboard.
  • Zapier no longer requires accepting the invite, find us directly in your Zapier dashboard.
We hope you enjoy this update as much as we do. Check our your Dashboard to see all the new features in action.
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Meet ThankGiving: Personalized Video Fundraising ๐Ÿ’›
We are excited to announce that we've partnered up with ThankView, the leader in video marketing amongst schools and nonprofits, to bring you...ThankGiving!
Combine the best in personalized stewardship and fundraising under one roof to help you raise more money, thank donors faster, and improve ROI tracking. With ThankGiving, you can easily record and send thousands of one-on-one videos for appeals, solicitations, and thank-yous โ€“ via email and text message โ€“ all fully-integrated with the Givebutter platform.
Close the Fundraising Loop ๐Ÿ”„
Personalize with Video Appeals โ€“
Create individualized video solicitations coupled with branded forms and fundraising pages
Raise More Money โ€“
Collecting donations and raising funds as a team has never been easier with almost all payment forms accepted and transparent low fees
Say "Thank You" Faster โ€“
Donor data is instantly added into ThankView so you can start stewarding right away
Track Progress & Analyze Results โ€“
Weโ€™ve married engagement analytics with donation data to showcase your ROI & help make the next step
Personalized Video, Meet Givebutter ๐Ÿ’›
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Push Donor Data Directly Into ThankView โšก๏ธ
Fully-integrated โ€“
Automatically add donors to ThankView campaigns to thank them within seconds of a gift being made
Data-driven personalization โ€“
Instantly pull in relevant data points like donation amount, designation and years giving to personalize each message
Powerful conversion tracking โ€“
Track all your donations in your ThankViews metrics dashboard to see your ROI in real-time
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
SMS donor invites, recurring donation frequencies, and funds ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ”ƒ
SMS Donor Invites
When running a team-fundraising campaign on Givebutter, team members have always been able to invite their friends and family to support and donate using our Automated Donor Invite feature. However, this feature was limited to email. Today, we're excited to announce we've extended this feature to include SMS invites:
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Recurring Donation Frequencies (beta)
๐Ÿ™Œ Additional frequencies
- One of the most highly requested features is finally here (in Beta). You can now add Quarterly and Yearly billing options to your recurring donation forms.
๐Ÿ”ƒ Set a default frequency
- Want to make Monthly the default option on your campaign? Now we can do so as well.
๐Ÿ™ˆ Hide the one-time option
- Don't want to accept one-time donations? We are now able to hide that option.
Funds / Designations (beta)
๐Ÿ’ฐ Account-wide funds
- Often times you may want to give donors the option to designate their donation to a certain fund. With this new feature, donors can select from a list of funds to credit their donation towards.
๐Ÿคฉ Default fund
- Set a fund to be the default fund for your campaign and allow donors to modify this if they want to.
๐Ÿ™ˆ Hide fund selection
- You might be running a campaign entirely for a specific fund and would like every donation to be credited to that fund. Combining this feature and the "Default fund" feature above gives you the flexibility to apply all donations on a campaign to a specific fund.
As a reminder, features in beta are limited to Pro customers until they are fully released. If you are a Pro customer and would like to enable this, please contact us.
More new features
๐Ÿ–‹ Custom donation button text
- You can now customize the "Donate" button on your campaign. Visit the Dashboard to choose any text you'd like for your button.
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Branded Pages and Custom Domains are here ๐Ÿ™Œ
Own the Givebutter experience from start to finish on your own domain, with your own branding.
Custom domains and subdomains ๐Ÿ”—
Instead of hosting your campaigns, events, and forms on Givebutter's website, you now can seamlessly integrate our entire platform with your own domain or subdomain, all without losing out on any functionality. See an example at https://eatsleepgive.org.
Custom branded fundraising pages ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป
Replace the Givebutter logo with your own across all your fundraisers on Givebutter (see an example).
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Custom branded footers
A custom footer replaces Givebutter's and includes your organization's logo, social links, and more:
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Givebutter Premium ๐Ÿ…
Our new plan, Givebutter Premium includes all the above mentioned features plus improved support. You'll receive onboarding assistance, phone/video calling, extended office hours, fastest response times, quarterly success reviews, dedicated one-on-one support, and more from our world-class Customer Success team.
Contact us for pricing and to get started with Givebutter Premium.
The all-new Giving Hubs ๐Ÿ’›
A beautiful home for all your fundraising activity on Givebutter. Showcase your organization, it's mission, social links, fundraising activity and more. Check out our Dance Marathon demo account. Giving Hubs are priced at $29/mo. Interested in getting early access? Send us a message!
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Waiving fees, email notifications, team management, and more.
Givebutter is WAIVING platform fees for the next two months ๐Ÿ’›
We are so excited to announce that Givebutter is officially waiving platform fees for all new and existing users from June 1 - July 31. Read the full announcement.
Fee & Tip Management
Along with waiving our platform fees, we've added a handful of new settings to your dashboard so that you have more control over the tips and fees shown to your supporters.
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Team Fundraising
๐Ÿคฉ Redesigned Team tab
- We've redesigned our Team tab and added new features to help manage your peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.
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๐Ÿฅ… Manage member goals and stories
- Now you can edit and assign goals for each team member on your campaign.
๐Ÿ†’ Multi-team fundraising
- Utilize our new multi-team fundraising feature to create teams on your campaign. Allow members to join teams, create their own teams, and manage everything from your dashboard.
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๐Ÿ† Team data export
- We've added a new way to export your team member and multi-team data to a CSV.
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More new features
๐ŸŽจ Account level theme color
- You've always been able to customize the theme color on your Givebutter campaigns independently. Now you can do so on the account level. All new campaigns will automatically inherit this theme color.
๐Ÿ’Œ Manage email notifications
- By default, Givebutter sends automated email notifications when you receive a new donation. You can now turn this off in the Notifications section of your campaign settings.
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๐Ÿ‘“ Clearer payout info
- We've heard your feedback, and have improved the way we display payout and campaign balance information.
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๐Ÿšซ Cancel recurring donations
- Need to cancel a recurring donation? Now you can, directly in the Recurring Payments tab of your dashboard.
๐Ÿ”ข Recurring donation stats
- We've added some new aggregate statistics about your total recurring donations.
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โŒ Delete offline donations
- You can now delete offline donations from the Transactions tab of your dashboard.
๐Ÿ” API access out of beta
- We've opened up our API for public use and have added a new section in the Integrations tab of your dashboard to get started.
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๐Ÿ’› Giving Hubs 2.0 (Beta)
We are working on a completely redesigned Giving Hub, which is now officially in Beta. For an early sneak peek, you can check out our Dance Marathon demo account. Interested in getting early access? Send us a message!
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Custom Fields is out of beta + Automated Payouts ๐Ÿคฉ
Several months ago we released Custom Fields in Beta. Today, we're excited to announce that Custom Fields is out of beta and can be managed directly in your Dashboard.
Custom Fields
โœ๏ธ Create
- Create a new custom field and choose from five field types.
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๐Ÿ”จ Edit
- Build your custom fields to suit your needs. Add a title, description, and make them required.
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๐Ÿ’ป Manage
- Come back anytime to update or delete your custom fields.
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๐Ÿ–จ Export
- Export your custom fields by visiting the Transactions tab. Custom field will now be included with transaction exports when you select a single campaign.
Automated Payouts
๐Ÿ’ฐ Automate withdrawals
- On Givebutter, all payouts made to your bank account are reviewed and manually approved by our fraud and security team. This helps ensure a safe platform for donors. For accounts with a history on Givebutter, and who provide verifiable information about their organization, we may elect to upgrade you to Automated Payouts:
๐ŸŽ‰ More new features
๐Ÿ–จ Export payout history
- You can now export your payout history to a CSV. To do so, visit the Payouts tab in the dashboard, click the Payouts History tab and click Export to CSV.
๐Ÿ–จ Export campaigns
- We've also added a way to export your campaigns to a CSV. To do so, just visit the Campaigns tab and click Export to CSV. The list of exported fields can be found here.
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Duplicate a campaign ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™‚๏ธ
One of our most highly requested features is here! You can now duplicate a campaign right from your Dashboard.
How to duplicate a campaign
In your Dashboard, select the campaign you'd like to duplicate and visit the Settings tab. Scroll down the bottom and locate the section that is title "Other". There, you'll see the button to duplicate the campaign:
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Click to confirm you'd like to duplicate your campaign:
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You'll be redirected to your new campaign once it's been duplicated.
More New Features and Improvements ๐Ÿ†•
๐Ÿ†• Goal support on Collect campaigns
- Previously, goals were only supported on Fundraise campaigns. We've brought this feature to Collect campaigns.
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๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Virtual Events + Live Stream Fundraising ๐Ÿ’ป๐ŸŽค
We're excited to announce the launch of Livestream Fundraising, a new product built specifically for virtual fundraising events. With Livestream, you will be able to sell tickets, stream your event, and collect donations โ€“ all in one place, all in real-time.
You can easily embed your live stream from any of the major providers (Youtube, Facebook, Twitch, Vimeo) and watch as your supporter feed, goal bar, and more all light up without ever needing to refresh the page.
Best of all, Livestream is completely free and included with every Givebutter account.
Digital Events
๐Ÿ–ฅ Digital & virtual event details
- Add your digital event details, including where you'll host your event.
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๐ŸŽŸ Virtual event tickets
- Sell tickets to your digital events, just as you would to your in-person events.
๐Ÿ”Private event details
- Keep the location of your event private until a supporter purchases a ticket.
Livestream Fundraising
๐Ÿคฉ Embed your live stream
- Embed your live stream directly onto your Givebutter campaign page. Supported platforms include: YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, Facebook. Read the guide
๐Ÿ†’ Real-time Supporter Feed
- The Supporter Feed is now real-time and will update live as new donations come in.
๐Ÿ†Real-time goal bar
- Watch your dollars increase in real time as well.
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More new features
- We've partnered with Bloomerang, a best-in-class donor management system. You can now automatically map & send donor data to their Bloomerang CRM. Read about the integration.
๐Ÿ  Dashboard Home
- A fresh, new, redesigned Dashboard Home tab, featuring new information that gives you a better overview of your account.
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๐Ÿ“Š Facebook Pixel
- Track visitor activity and conversion rates related to your Facebook Ad campaigns. Read the guide.
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๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Mobile Dashboard, Comment box, and more. ๐Ÿ“ฑ
Ever visit the Givebutter Dashboard on your phone? Yes, us too. It wasn't very pretty. Starting this week, we've rolled out a beautiful mobile optimized dashboard, letting you take all your campaign management on the go. Check it out below:
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More New Features and Improvements
๐Ÿ†• Message & Comment box on Collect campaigns
- We've added a new message / comment box to collect campaigns. You can view these responses in your Dashboard's Transactions tab.
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๐Ÿ“… Per-ticket emails fields
- Now when someone purchases a ticket(s) to your event, we'll collect ticket information for every ticket they purchase. We'll also send tickets directly to the supplied email address.
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๐Ÿ’ฐ Redesigned Payouts tab
- The Payouts tab received a fresh coat of paint. We've improved the layout and have added additional information about the funds you've raised.
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๐Ÿšซ Delete an account
- Need to delete an account you accidentally created? You can now do so directly in the Dashboard under the Account Settings tab.
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
Custom Branding, Custom Amounts, and more ๐Ÿงพ๐ŸŽŸ
Custom Branding is a Givebutter Pro feature that takes your organization's marketing to the next level. With Custom Branding, you'll own the donor experience from start to finish by removing the Givebutter logo and replacing them with your own.
๐ŸงพBranded receipts
- Replace our logo with yours for a white-label touch on email receipts that are automatically issued after every donation and/or ticket purchase.
๐ŸŽŸ Branded tickets
- Give your supporters an A+ event experience with PDF Tickets that not only look good, but also contain all the info they need for the event and can be easily printed or scanned right from their mobile phones.
๐Ÿ†Branded donor invites
- Using Automated Donor Invites you will automatically generated emails & reminders to donate + share your campaign. Add your logo for a personalized touch.
How to Upgrade:
Custom Branding is available on Givebutter Pro starting today. From your Dashboard, visit your Account Settings. You'll see a blue "Upgrade" button in the Branding section. It's that easy!
More New Features and Improvements ๐Ÿ†•
๐Ÿ†• Send yourself a test email
- Want to see what your new logo or custom thank you message looks like? Use the new button in your Dashboard to send yourself a test email.
๐Ÿ“… Next bill date for recurring payments
- We've added the ability to see the next billing date for your recurring payments.
๐ŸŽจ The redesigned Team tab
- Notice something missing in your Dashboard? We've removed the Team Members tab and moved all of the team fundraising functionality into the redesigned Team tab of each campaign.
๐Ÿ’ฐ Custom amounts
- You're now able to customize the donation amounts on your campaign pages in the Settings tab. Read the guide.
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๐Ÿšซ Delete a campaign
- Need to delete a campaign? You can now do so directly in the dashboard under the Settings tab.
To see full pricing and plan details, visit our pricing page.
๐Ÿ“ข Do you have something youโ€™d love to see changed or added to Givebutter? Visit https://community.givebutter.com to share your thoughts with our team.
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