Texting for Nonprofits

Reach more people with a mass texting service for nonprofits. Increase funding opportunities with text message donations, an SMS solution that nonprofits can easily implement.

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$43 million raised by the Red Cross text donation campaign for Haitian earthquake relief1

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84% of event fundraising is fulfilled via mobile donation pledge2

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205% increase in mobile giving between 2017 and 20183

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83% of millennials open SMS messages within 90 seconds of receiving them4

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Text Message Marketing 
Solutions for Nonprofits

Partner with the best text-to-donate service for nonprofits to maximize fundraising opportunities and modernize your communication strategy

  • Affordable Mass Texting Service for Nonprofits
  • Automated SMS Marketing Campaigns
  • Bulk SMS and Direct, Two-Way Messaging Features
  • Key Software App Integrations for Streamlining Workflows
  • Reliable Texting Platform for Event and Emergency Alerts

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Why Text Is the Right
Solution for Nonprofits

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Use Nonprofit Text Message Marketing to Drive Giving, Connect with Volunteers & Employees & Grow Your Network

   Share Community Milestones
Keep members engaged by letting them know when you’ve reached a fundraising milestone.

   Text-to-Donate Reminders
Provide a convenient way to collect donations via mobile phone.

   Engage with Members
Promote your cause by sending text alerts to stay top-of-mind, ensuring continued support with members, donors, and volunteers.

   Offer Help via Text
Use keywords to provide helpful resources and information to those your organization serves.

   Promote & Manage Events
Boost event participation and engagement with text invitations, automated reminders and logistical updates.

   Recruit Volunteers
Let people know when and how they can help by volunteering to provide event support.

   Welcome New Supporters
Use drip campaigns to welcome new members and share information about your organization and ways to get involved.

   Send Text Alerts
Let all your members and volunteers know instantly about cancelations, venue changes, or schedule updates.

   Donation Deadline Reminders
Text reminders provide a convenient way to collect donations as a drive winds down.


 

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Which EZ Texting Plan Is Right for You?

No matter which plan you choose, EZ Texting’s reliability and expertise will be backing the texting service for your nonprofit. No hidden fees. Trial for free. Cancel anytime.

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Steve Harrell

“Thanks to EZ Texting, our supporters know exactly where their money is going in real time.”

Steve Harrell
US Coordinator – Water is Basic

Val Fishman

“Implementing EZ Texting has been a game changer for us. It's already helped us make some very significant changes to fresh water supplies across the U.S. and I'm excited for our future together.”

Val Fishman
Chief Development Officer – Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Steven Beck

“EZ Texting makes messaging easy to use, easy to train on, and has a high return on investment. It presents a new means by which we communicate with our growing segment of our 200K strong donor base. Great stuff, I highly recommend the platform!”

Steven Beck
Executive Director – Big Brother Big Sister Foundation

Our Customers Love Us. The Feeling’s Mutual.

Nonprofit organizations are improving their communications every day with EZ Texting.

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Best Comms Solution

EZ Texting enables us to exist by continuing to be [relevant to] our community. We are overcoming the challenge of email oversaturation. SMS/MMS allows for us to remain engaged with our clients. I like the ease and use of the website, import function, and reply feature best.

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Exactly what we were looking for!

The site is so easy to navigate. You can import your contacts and send group texts with no problem. I highly recommend EZ Texting to any company/business who is looking for a quick way to text their message to their group.

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EZ Texting makes communicating super easy with interested people

I can upload contacts quickly and easily to send out messages. EZ Texting connects with my CRM for texting to my current database. Letting people know about my events via text is easy and gets more responses.

Powerful Features
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MMS Picture Messaging

Make your text marketing messages pop by adding pictures, GIFs, or audio and video files. MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages deliver more engagement and supersized ROI.
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The EZ Texting Mobile App

Manage your account, add contacts, and stay connected to your customers, wherever you are, by downloading the free EZ Texting iOS mobile app.
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2-Way Texting & Text-to-Landline

Our self-service 2-way messaging feature allows you to send and receive texts using your existing business phone number or a new, textable 10-digit number.
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Dedicated Short Codes

A dedicated short code is a 5- or 6-digit number that is reserved for use by one business. Dedicated short codes offer guaranteed throughput, unlimited Keywords, and low messaging fees.
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Streamline Your Workflows with Custom App Integrations

EZ Texting works closely with popular applications like Constant Contact, HubSpot, Shutterstock, and Squarespace to help you integrate texting into your campaigns with ease.

  • With our easy-to-use integrations, you can quickly sync systems to one another — without the need for a developer.
  • Automate contact management across platforms — including CRM tools, email marketing systems, and thousands of apps.
  • Integrate text message services for nonprofits with your current marketing workflows to be more organized, efficient, and productive.

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Learn How Texting for Nonprofits & NGOs Can Help You Surpass Your Goals

Revolutionize your communications strategy. From human rights organizations to emergency relief aid, you can use bulk SMS to mobilize networks and activate fundraising.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A text-to-donate campaign is a simple fundraising campaign that both large and small nonprofits can execute with the help of a mass texting service for nonprofits like EZ Texting. From civic and social organizations to homeless shelters and charitable foundations, SMS marketing can assist fundraising efforts through various methods. For example, a prospective donor texts a relevant Keyword to a textable number or dedicated short code (think: Text “GIVE” to 858585). Then the donor receives a preset autoreply text which includes a link to a mobile donation page. Or, a charity or emergency relief org may have a corporate partner, as in the case of Bonneville Environmental Foundation, that donates a set amount for every text received. The autoreply SMS would then offer further information about the campaign. On the other hand, a text-to-give campaign triggers a set donation amount to be added to the donor’s phone bill, and the phone carrier later transfers that money to the nonprofit. However this type of fundraising requires specific software that is not considered cost-effective for most nonprofit organizations.

Yes, mass texting is legal for nonprofits yet, like email, requires the recipient to subscribe to receive bulk SMS. Email marketing for nonprofits, which has an open rate between 15 to 18%, is also an opt-in-only activity. Meanwhile, text messaging for most nonprofits has a 98% open rate and an average mobile donation of $107. There are several ways for nonprofits to acquire text message marketing subscribers — an SMS Keyword campaign, a Sign-Up Form added to web pages, and/or a sign-up link emailed to newsletter subscribers. Nonprofits can also grow subscribers by including an opt-in in any online registration or point-of-sale processes or within any lead generation forms.

Nonprofits across the country are recognizing the incredible opportunities that SMS services offer. Consider a human rights organization coordinating its volunteer intake and dispatch through text messaging or a youth mentoring foundation that activates its community donation program via SMS alerts and notifications. In many cases, nonprofits will use a texting platform like EZ Texting to both manage text message donations and streamline employee and volunteer communications. A nonprofit that depends on fundraising events like galas can leverage SMS services to boost attendance through reminders, enhance attendees’ experience with informative texts like speaker profiles, and then nurture would-be donors after the event through automated text message marketing campaigns.

Nonprofits are getting impressive community engagement results with mass text messaging. Using bulk SMS, nonprofit organizations can stay in touch with donors and volunteers by sharing relevant content via text like a trackable link to a blog post, a newsletter, or a gallery of photos from a recent event or project. An MMS (aka a text message with a media file like a photo, animated GIF, or illustration) provides a dynamic way to share valuable or educational content that, because of the high open rate of SMS marketing, is sure to get seen.

1 https://snowballfundraising.com/mobile-fundraising-statistics
2 https://nonprofitssource.com/online-giving-statistics/mobile-giving
3 https://nonprofitssource.com/online-giving-statistics/mobile-giving
4 https://www.eztexting.com/blog/42-unbelievable-text-message-marketing-statistics-will-blow-your-mind

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