Interview with Yael Reinhardt-Matsliah

Yael ReYael Reinhardt Matsliah profile photoinhardt-Matsliah is a former activist turned web designer and the owner of Pixel Happy Studio, a design studio based in Israel. Yael works with clients all over the world who share her commitment to make the world a better place.

We came across Yael earlier this year while she worked on a brand new website for the Nu Mu Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity created for African Americans. We loved Yael’s super-clean integration of Charitable on the Scholarship Beautillion section, where donors can support young men preparing for college.

With the website now launched, I caught up with Yael to talk about her business and her experiences working with non-profit organisations. Read more

PayUMoney: A Payment Gateway for Indian NGOs

Our latest extension is a payment gateway add-on, created especially for Indian organisations. Our PayUMoney plugin lets your supporters donate through PayUMoney, where they can pay with their credit or debit card, internet banking or rewards program. Read more

A Sneak Peek at Our Easy Digital Downloads Extension

We have been working hard on our next extension: Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect. We’re not quite done yet, but I thought I would share a little of what the plugin looks like and how you might use it.

Charitable Easy Digital Downloads integration screenshots
A sneak peek at how Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect integrates with the Checkout theme by Array Themes.

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Matchme: A Crowdfunding Platform for Donation Matching

An interview with Jeremy Peskin, Co-founder and President of Matchme

Photo of Jeremy Peskin, Co-founder and President of MatchmeA few weeks ago, Matchme.org launched as a free donation matching platform, connecting non-profits with businesses that want to make a social impact.

The website launched at an interesting time. Google’s matching donation campaign for Syrian refugees raised an impressive €10 million, showing just how big an impact businesses can have when they put their weight – and money – behind a social cause they care about.

I chatted to Matchme’s co-founder and President, Jeremy Peskin, to find out more about the vision behind Matchme. Read more

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising & Crowdfunding with Charitable

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a powerful fundraising channel for your non-profit. It gives your supporters a way of doing much more than just making a donation. As they create fundraising campaigns, your supporters spread awareness of your organisation through their network of family and friends.

With Charitable Ambassadors, you can give your supporters a platform to put together an amazing fundraiser for your organisation.

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Accept Credit Card Donations with Stripe & Charitable

Today, we are releasing our latest premium extension: Charitable Stripe.

With Charitable Stripe installed, you can start accepting credit card donations directly on your website. Your donors can enter their credit card details and confirm their donation without ever leaving your website. Stripe will securely and seamlessly process the transaction for you.

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How to Build a Non-Profit Fundraising Website with Make

For non-profits trying to stick to a low overhead, WordPress is a great choice because it keeps your website costs down.

WordPress itself is free. There are thousands of free plugins. Likewise with themes. And you can find many more paid plugins or themes that will cost less than $100.

But with all that choice comes one big challenge: Where do you begin?

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Infographic: Why Non-profits Choose WordPress

Thousands of non-profits choose WordPress because it’s free, easy to use and boasts an unparalleled collection of plugins that extend its capabilities.

Below is an infographic we put together to highlight why non-profits and WordPress are a great match, including a section on handy plugins for non-profits which features Charitable – our new fundraising plugin.

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