Donation eCards: Inspiring Cards To Sell For All Occasions
Donation eCards are digital greeting cards that nonprofits can sell to supporters. Make it easy for donors to share your cause, donate in honor of loved ones, and create a culture of generosity. They’ll receive a shareable eCard with every donation they give to your cause!
How eCardWidget Helps You Sell Donation eCards
Our user-friendly design tools and embeddable widget give you the power to create and sell the cards your nonprofit wants. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect:
- Drag-and-drop eCard design tools with customizable templates, plenty of graphics, and all the colors and fonts you could want
- Instant sending and scheduled sending options
- Smart donation options, allowing you to add suggested giving amounts to your eCards
- An address book, providing you with all email addresses used to send and receive eCards
With our fundraising eCards, you’ll provide an instant give-back with every gift. These features are just the tip of the iceberg. Explore our complete list of features to learn more about our platform’s functionality.
Why Create Donation eCards?
Everyone loves receiving thoughtful greeting cards, and now your donors can send them while financially supporting your cause. Nonprofit donation cards are incredibly versatile, so your team can create designs for holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions throughout the year. That makes them perfect for launching holiday fundraisers and birthday fundraisers.
Not to mention, they provide an instant give-back with every gift and are low-cost since you don’t have to worry about postage or printing. That means donors can express their love for your cause without breaking the bank. With quick deliverability, your supporters can send donation eCards directly to their loved ones’ inboxes in an instant, too!
88% of people highly trust a brand when a friend or family member recommends it, making eCard recipients likely to engage. (Source: Double the Donation)
Personalized emails increase click-through rates by an average of 14% and conversion rates by 10%, and eCards are an easy way to personalize email outreach. (Source: Kalungi)
Why Use eCardWidget For Your Donation eCards
We’re trusted! Our digital nonprofit donation cards have helped thousands of nonprofits and charities increase engagement, bolster referrals, and spread their message.
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Creating Your Nonprofit Donation Cards
eCardWidget makes it easy to launch your fundraising cards in a snap. Here’s how it works:
1. Design Your eCards.
Customize the beautiful themes with your nonprofit’s branding. You can connect each card’s design to your nonprofit with colors, fonts, and graphics associated with your cause. Don’t forget to edit the pre-set message to emphasize the proceeds of each card go to your mission.
2. Sort Your Designs.
Sort your designs into fundraising pushes, seasonal events, or specific campaigns. This makes it easy to keep your fundraisers organized and make donation eCards part of your regular fundraising.
3. Upload Your Donation eCards.
Embed the widget into your microsite, landing page, or core website for instant sending! You can even connect your cards to your fundraising eStore and sell them that way. To help, we even have integrations with eCommerce tools like Shopify.
Types of Donation eCards Your Supporters Will Love
You can create digital greeting cards for every occasion. Whether you’re creating designs for a specific campaign or year-round occasions, donation eCards can improve your fundraising efforts. Here are the most common types of fundraising cards:
Get Well Soon Cards
Tribute Donation Cards
How Our Donation eCards Tools Simplify Fundraising
At eCardWidget, we make securing gifts easier than ever with our customizable in-honor and gift greeting cards.
Easy to Use
Simply log in and use our friendly design tools to craft your cards. Then, embed the widget into your site to start selling them.
Customize each design with your branding. Then, allow senders to send personalized messages alongside each card.
Use our templates to quicken the design process, and empower gifters to send digital donation eCards in seconds via email and other social channels.
Fundraising eCards FAQ
How can I sell donation eCards?
With eCardWidget, you have a few options for selling your fundraising cards to supporters. You have the option to:
- Embed the widget into its own landing page
- Add your cards to your donation confirmation page as a fun reward for donors
- Sell them in an eStore alongside your other fundraising products
We make sure our customers have the options to sell their digital greeting cards the way they want. You can set fixed prices or offer them in exchange for any donation amount. You can even add suggested donation amounts to give donors a frame of reference for how much to contribute.
How else can I use charity eCards to support my cause?
You’re not limited to selling donation cards for your nonprofit. Greeting cards are perfect for acknowledging donors, recognizing volunteers, spreading cause awareness, improving staff retention, and inviting supporters to fundraising events. Get creative, and you can make eCards a regular part of your daily operations!
How can I design effective nonprofit donation cards?
Even if you’re not a professional graphic designer, you can still create visually-engaging cards. Our templates can help you get started. Then, elevate the designs by doing the following:
- Infuse elements of your nonprofit’s brand. Make your cause shine through in each eCard’s design. Choose fonts, colors, and images connected to your mission. Even if you kickstart your designs with our templates, you can add custom elements like your nonprofit’s logo to make the design your own.
- Add a call to action to each donation eCard. Edit the message with each card to drive recipients back to your site. You can explain that the card’s proceeds will go to your cause but that the recipient can visit your website or take another action to get involved.
- Create designs for different occasions. Remember, greeting cards are perfect for raising money year-round. Create birthday, sympathy, thank-you, and anniversary cards among many others!
Plus, we’re always updating our blog with the latest and greatest tips for eCards. Discover some tips specifically for nonprofits in our charity eCards guide.
How much does it cost to create fundraising eCards?
We have options for every budget. We have a free plan that enables you to create up to 4 fundraising eCards and send 15 emails per month. Then, our paid plans start at $20 per month, allowing you to create unlimited eCards. Explore our pricing page to see which plan is right for your organization.
Examples of Donation eCards in Action
We’re honored to have supported amazing nonprofits with their digital donation eCards. Check out some of our favorite examples.
One Tail At A Time
Valentine’s Fundraising eCards
One Tail At A Time sold pet-themed Valentine’s cards. The designs featured rescued animals, hearts, and plenty of pink. Supporters could send cards to loved ones in exchange for a $25 donation.
Youth For Understanding
Nonprofit Recognition eCards
Youth For Understanding had a unique take and used our donation eCards for recognition. Students could show their appreciation and say a heartfelt “thank you” to their host families, teachers, volunteers, or anyone who helped make their YFU experience memorable.
What People Say About Our Donation eCards
Trust the feedback we’ve received from fundraising directors, strategists, and marketers just like you.
A+ customer service and plugin! Loved the plugin/widget from the beginning, and Tim made it even better by being super helpful and responsive to ensure it worked well for our organization of about 7,000 staff. It’s easy to upload your own graphics or make cards on your own and place on our website. Definitely recommend!
This app is a great addition to our store. We are using it for charity donation gifts for Christmas. It is easy to use, and Tim has been super responsive and helpful with all our requests to get it set up exactly as we want to use it. Would highly recommend.
Amazing customer service! Customer service was great and super efficient! Great service! We had to add a language to the app, and it was done in just a few hours. The widget works perfectly and really user-friendly. Really happy with it!
Seamless Integrations With Any Nonprofit Software
Quickly launch your donation eCards across all fundraising platforms, giving tools, and websites. You can even embed your greeting cards into your online fundraising store with our eCommerce integrations.
Enhance Your Donation eCards with eCardWidget
Raising money has never been easier. We make it easy to get started, whether you have a few more questions or want to dive straight into designing your cards.
Get a feel for our design tools by creating your first donation card, or reach out to our team to learn more about infusing eCards into your fundraising strategy!