If you are looking for a PayPal donate button alternative for your nonprofit or personal project look no further. PayForm is a great way to accept donations with several advantages over the basic PayPal donate button, that go beyond simple donations. In this article we’re going to see some awesome PayForm features that will surely convince you.
Advantages of PayForm as a PayPal donate button alternative
With PayForm you can accept recurring donations. This means, a donor can pledge to donate the same amount month by month. It’s great, because your donors’ credit cards will be charged automatically every month. You can even pre-set the amount of a recommended donation. Recurring donations are powered by Stripe, one of the leading credit card processors online. This ensures your donors’ cards will be charged automatically without any intervention.
Ask for additional information about your donors
The PayPal donate button does not give you any information about your donors. When you need special information about your donors (ex. shirt size, or address), it’s even more complicated. With PayForm you can add fields to your donation form. You can let your users complete information like birthdate or other data you may need. All of this without writing a single line of code. It’s really easy to add custom fields to your donation forms.
Don’t have a website? No problem
PayForm is great if you have a website, but it’s not mandatory to embed the form in a website. You can even claim an address like https://payform.me/mynonprofit and your form will be accessible from there. Share this url on social media, or add it to your printed material. Your donors will be able to access it and donate with their credit cards.
And if you have a website, PayForm also works awesome. Add the embed code to any website, or use our WordPress plugin to manage PayForm from the WordPress dashboard. PayForm works in mobile too, so you can receive donations from every device. Your donors will be able to donate on the go with their credit cards, on their mobile devices.
Keep an order of your donors
One of the things that makes PayForm the best PayPal donate button alternative around, is that you can keep an order of the data received in the form. With our Zapier integration, you can connect PayForm to over a hundred different applications. Even we’ve have even created a tutorial about exporting your donors information to a Google Spreadsheet. All of this, without writing a single line of code.
If you want to do more advanced things, you can try connecting PayForm to tools like Hubspot or Mailchimp, to automate your donation flow. Send thank you emails, or add them to a mailing list automatically.
Free to get started
It’s really easy to get started and totally free. Also, if you are a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization, you can take advantage of the discounts Stripe offers to your organization. And also, with our Plus Plan, you get zero comission from our side. How cool is that?