This is a time of technology and the Internet promises to reduce your work when collecting donations. Whether you are raising money for a charitable disease or you need funds for the girl's soccer team, you can collect these donations online.
Make a website if you have some net savvy and put a PayPal "donations" button on it for free. When people click the button, they can use their credit cards or a Paypal account to send you money. In addition, you will have detailed records of the transactions.
Try Network For Good, a site designed to help you will all aspects of your fund raising and donation collecting. You can even sign up for a newsletter that keeps you abreast of the latest trends in raising funds. (See Resources)
Use the Amazon Honor System to collect payments from donors to your charity or cause. You can put a button on your site and donors can use their Amazon payment terms to donate. (See Resources)
Sign up with EventBright for free and use their services to collect donations for your club. They make it super simple to create a page all about your event and let the donations start rolling in.(See Resources)
Tips & Warnings
- Use only reputable collection services. Check online and with the BBB before you use one that no one knows about.