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SEPA Direct Debit Now Available to Nonprofits Using Fundraise Up

At Fundraise Up, we understand the critical role donation payment options play in cultivating someone from a website visitor into an active donor. We pride ourselves in continually evolving our library of payment options to help you meet donors wherever they are and however they like to donate, instilling more trust and confidence in your organization. 
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Fundraise Up Adds French to Growing Family of Languages for Localization

Earlier this year, Fundraise Up announced the rollout of localization, making it possible for nonprofits to customize the giving experience for every donor regardless of where they live or what language they speak. We included Canadian French (CA) in our original batch of languages to support our neighbors to the north. Now, to best serve global French-speaking audiences, we’re excited to debut our support of French (FR), also known as French of France.
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Topics: Localization

Fundraise Up Expands Languages for Localization to Include German, Dutch, Norwegian, Finnish

International fundraising is an opportunity for nonprofits to broaden their donor base outside of their home country to generate even more funds for their critical missions. However, due to limitations in technology and the inability to communicate with donors in their preferred languages, nonprofits have often been faced with a slew of challenges that have hindered them from reaching these donors effectively.
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Topics: Localization

Show Where Supporters Give Around the World With Fundraise Up’s New Donor Map Element

Donor maps are now available as part of Fundraise Up’s customizable Elements, a library of buttons, forms, meters, and more that help nonprofits better engage website visitors. This new Element enables you to embed an interactive map on your website to show where your donors give around the world. 
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Topics: elements, Donor Map

Crypto Donations Are Coming to Fundraise Up

With the value of cryptocurrency on the rise, Fundraise Up is excited to announce that crypto donations for nonprofits are coming very soon. Crypto as a donation payment option is currently planned for Summer 2022, giving nonprofits yet another way to receive donations to help them accommodate every donor’s giving preference. 
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New Localization Feature Enhances International Fundraising for Nonprofits

Nonprofits struggle with routinely providing positive donation experiences for their international supporters. Most donation platforms show languages and currencies without taking into account the donor’s browser language setting or location. Even for nonprofits investing in platforms that convert a donation to the donor’s local currency, they are forced to navigate through a page that is either poorly translated or not in their preferred language. 
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Nonprofits Can Now Accept Venmo Donations With Fundraise Up

  To give donors more giving options and to help nonprofits meet more donors where they are, Fundraise Up is excited to announce that nonprofits are now able to accept Venmo donations, further expanding our portfolio of digital wallets — which also includes Apple Pay, Google Pay, and PayPal. 
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New Image Collections Add Personalization to Tributes

Dedicating a donation, whether in honor or in memory, is an important way for donors to add significance to their donation and better connect with your nonprofit's cause. Now, with Fundraise Up, donors can choose from a variety of images to accompany their dedication; all pre-curated and categorized by your organization.  
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Fundraise Up is the First Donation Platform to Integrate with Hubspot

  Fundraise Up is excited to announce its partnership and native API-based integration with HubSpot. This strategic partnership will enable nonprofits to provide their donors with a truly remarkable end-to-end experience. Whether it's the first interaction with a prospective donor, or sustained correspondence with a life-long supporter, nonprofits will be able to leverage the interconnective technology they need to attract, engage, and delight their donor base.
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