Does your nonprofit use Blackbaud Online Express for your online donation forms? Are you looking to incorporate matching gift information into both your Blackbaud Online Express 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 Blackbaud Online Express:
Blackbaud Online Express 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 Blackbaud Online Express’s donation forms incorporate Double the Donation’s employee matching gift plugin into their fundraising pages and into their primary websites.
Please note that Blackbaud Online Express and Double the Donation are two separate companies.
Steps to Integrate Double the Donation’s Matching Gift Search Tool with Blackbaud Online Express:
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 Blackbaud Online Express.
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:
- Adding our plugin to the confirmation page of an Online Express donation form
- Across Your Other Fundraising Channels (Use your other systems)
Let’s start by looking at how to incorporate Double the Donation’s plugin into an Online Express donation form.
Note: If you have already installed the Online Express donation form to your website, skip to Step #2.
Your page editor should now look like the following:
Step #3: Change the “XXXXXXXX” to the API Key as seen in your Double the Donation admin portal.
Step #4: Save the changes to the webpage, and view it in the browser. Test the donation form and ensure that the Double the Donation plugin appears on the confirmation page. It should look like this:
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.
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: