Any good executive director is always on the lookout for ways to improve his or her nonprofit site, and if you run a WordPress powered blog, one of the easiest ways to do that is to add widgets. We’ve listed some of the amazing free nonprofit widgets for WordPress, however it is not free and is not exclusively used for donations. It is not expensive and has many other capabilities. These fund raising widget plugins are currently the best supported donation plugins and will work with current versions of WP.
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Kerstner Foundation Footer
One of the many free services the Kerstner Foundation offers is FREE Web Hosting for Nonprofits. If you’re a nonprofit that qualifies you get free web/email/database/backup hosting free of charge essentially indefinitely as long as you keep this plugin activated and your nonprofit doesn’t engage in anything unethical.
Sign-up sheets is being used on 1000s of WordPress websites and for dozens of functions. Unlimited number of sign-up sheets and unlimited number of sign-up slots, Administrator can clear sign-up slots if needed, Ability to copy a sheet, Export all sign-up information to CSV and more.
This plugin offers all the functionality needed to build and maintain a database of people. The database is fully configurable, allowing you to define all the fields of information you want to store for each record. The records can be entered individually in the WordPress admin section, imported with a CSV file, or let the individuals themselves create their own record.
Donately Donation Form
Non-profit groups can now take secure donations from any page on their site. Include the widget in a sidebar or use the shortcode to drop it in a page or post.
Seamless Donations by Designgeneers does all this and more – and all you need to do is embed a simple shortcode and supply your PayPal Website Payments Standard email address to start receiving donations today. This plugin was recently adopted by David Gewirtz and ongoing support and updates will continue.
The thermometer images are completely customizable with options available to change the fill and text colors. You can also choose to display the target, amount raised, percentage raised, and the currency symbol of your choice. Color schemes and default values are controlled from the settings page.
The “Progress Indicator Thermometer? plugin uses a simple shortcode to display an great looking thermometer on your WordPress page, post or sidebar to indicate the progress of your fund-raising and charity activities. The plugin allows the user to set a fundraising target and update a “current total? amount. The user interface is extremely simple and easy to use.
This plugin enables shop administrators to create teams that buyers can associate their orders with in order to stage fundraising competitions.
Grants for Nonprofits Widget
This feed of grant opportunities (RFP) is nested into a widget you can easily add to the sidebar of your website. Well you can stop wishing, I’ve put together an aggregation of RSS feeds that serve you grant opportunities daily. The feed is updated multiple times per day so you’ll always see fresh grant request for proposals which your non profit can apply for.