Does your nonprofit use MobileCause for your online donation forms? Are you looking to incorporate matching gift information into both your MobileCause donation pages as well as across your organization’s broader fundraising?
If so then this guide is for you.
Double the Donation’s Relationship with MobileCause:
MobileCause is a popular provider of donation forms and fundraising tools for nonprofits.
Double the Donation is the leading provider of employee matching gift data and tools to nonprofits.
This guide was put together to help organizations who use MobileCause’s donation forms incorporate Double the Donation’s employee matching gift plugin into their fundraising pages and into their primary websites.
Please note that MobileCause and Double the Donation are two separate companies.
Steps to Integrate Double the Donation’s Matching Gift Search Tool with MobileCause:
At risk of stating the obvious, the below steps and screenshots are applicable to organizations which already have an account with Double the Donation (Premium Plan) and MobileCause.
If you don’t have an account with Double the Donation you can learn more about our service or view our annual service fees and start a risk-free trial.
In terms of integrating Double the Donation’s matching gift search tools into your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy there are two primary options.
- In the Donation Process (Use MobileCause’s system)
- Across Your Other Fundraising Channels (Use your other systems)
Let’s start by looking at how to incorporate Double the Donation’s plugin into MobileCause’s donation forms.
Step #1: Log into your organization’s MobileCause account. Then select “Weblink” under the “App Links” drop down.
Step #2: Add a Custom Section to your website donation form
Step #3: Name the Custom Section “Matching Gifts” and position it after the contact information.
Step #4: Navigate to the Matching Gift Section and enter a Section Heading. We recommend “Matching Gifts | Access Forms, Guidelines, and Instructions”.
Step #5: Create a Custom Message field.
Step #6: Add a Field Name of “Matching Gifts” and click on the <> to switch to the source code mode.
We recommend you set the height to be 250. You’ll need to change height=”500″ to height=”250″.
- Access your nonprofit’s matching gift iFrame code by logging into your Double the Donation account at https://doublethedonation.com/members/.
- Copy the iFrame code from your Double the Donation account and paste it into the weblink receipt page.
- The code will look similar to the following:
<iframe src=“https://doublethedonation.com/api/iframe/your-double-the-donation-key” width=“100%” height=“250”></iframe>
(Don’t forget to that you need to copy the iframe code from your Double the Donation account)
Step #8: Save everything and preview your MobileCause donation form.
Your donation form now incorporates Double the Donation’s searchable matching gift database so donors can easily access company specific matching gift forms, guidelines, and instructions.
Please note: We recommend going through the donation process once on your website to confirm everything is working correctly.
Next let’s look at how to incorporate Double the Donation’s matching gift plugin across your broader fundraising
Step #1: Create a dedicated matching gift page on your main website.
This is all done by using Double the Donation’s primary matching gift plugin which can be found in your organization’s Double the Donation account management pages. You’ll want to use the following steps:
- Log into your Double the Donation account
- Access the embed code
- Copy the embed code to the dedicated matching gift page on your own site
- Our searchable plugin will automatically load
Step #2: Direct donors to your dedicated matching gift page across your broader fundraising efforts.
This includes in locations such as:
For our complete marketing toolkit which includes suggested marketing locations, downloadable graphics, sample wording, and examples visit https://doublethedonation.com/marketing-matching-gifts/.
Use one of the following ways to learn more about Double the Donation’s service: