Reasons our clients love CommittedGiving’s Virtual Gifts solutions

Reasons our clients love CommittedGiving’s Virtual Gifts solutions

Date tag 27 Sep 2022
Author tagCommittedGiving Team
Category tagNews - Dev

We asked some of our clients what they liked about our Virtual Gifts solutions, and this is what they said:

  • It’s a value-exchange product, popular in tight economic times
  • Supporters can send a virtual gift directly to friend/family
  • Simple to send by email and/or post
  • Delivery of virtual gift can be scheduled, so a supporter signs up and then the gift is sent nearer the birthday, anniversary, Christmas, or special occasion
  • Ability to configure Gift Aid at product level
  • Brand control – all communications made on brand and in your charity’s tone of voice
  • Ability to try different things to see which Virtual Gifts work best – easy to edit, remove and add items
  • Possible to have a general, regular Virtual Gifts page, or create a dedicated page for specific one-off, emergency or once-a -year campaigns eg Christmas Special - more targeted campaign can increase sign-up
  • Ability to combine Virtual Gifts with fulfilling online orders for physical items eg cross-sell of packs of Christmas cards, all in one easy transaction
  • Can send Virtual Gift and physical gift to multiple recipients at different addresses in one transaction through our fulfilment solutions
  • Dedicated account managers hold your hand every step of the way, as well as suggesting improvements to help you maximise your offering
  • Technical support. We are there when you need us most, ensuring a smooth, continuous supporter experience, and minimal hassle for you
  • Our 20+ years’ charity sector expertise ensures you get the most out of your Virtual Gifts pages

As charity-experts experienced in building Virtual Gifts pages and managing them for our charity clients, we understand that you already have a lot on your plate, so we will hold your hand every step of the way and not just at set-up.

Our flexible Virtual Gifts solutions allow you to monitor what is working best for your charity in real time. This allows you the agility to respond quickly to market demands, easily adding new Virtual Gifts to your charity’s offering, or equally, removing those which are not working for your charity.

As charity experts, we are seeing rapidly increasing interest in and demand for our Virtual Gifts solutions from the 250 charities within our company group. Certainly, charitable donations by way of Virtual Gifts seems to be rising in popularity during lean economic times, and they are a great additional tool in your fundraising toolbox.

For more information about our Virtual Gifts Solutions please Click Here or if you would like to speak to us about how our expert Virtual Gifts solutions could help your charity raise more funds and increase its impact, contact us today on 01795 608174.

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Mathew Joined CommittedGiving way back in 2002 at the same time as the launch of our then brand new online fundraising service – which at that time consisted of just the one Client!

He has played a major role in developing and enhancing the core applications and services since that time and now, as a Director of the company, manages some of our major Client, Supplier and Partner relationships as well as getting heavily involved in new business generation and product development.

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“Honest, adaptable and loyal with extensive IT experience. Possesses wide ranging software and technology knowledge. A good team member.” That’s what he tells us. And, to be fair, it’s all true.

Currently using his all-round skills to support key systems and Clients and finding time to get involved in project and system developments. A real asset to the team.

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Very pleased to be part of the team and learning something new every day. Graduated with a BSc Computer Science from University of Greenwich and have previous experience in the payment industry.

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A certified software tester with degrees from Oxford & Open universities, Jerry joins us after a long stint in the IT department of a major travel & financial services company. Working in production data management and UAT he really enjoys the flexible, positive ‘can do’ ethos of the team.

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