Givv is a web-app that makes it easy to donate to all of your favorite causes—whether that’s two, 10, or 20—with the click of a single button. Simply input your favorite charities and the monthly amount you’d like to give, and Givv will do the rest—automatically distributing the funds equally among however many groups you choose and keeping your identity anonymous so you can avoid the fundraising solicitations that frequently appear in your mailbox after making a big donation.
Start by searching for your favorite groups or browsing Givv’s lists of the newest and most popular organizations. Once you’ve clicked on a group, you’ll be directed to an account page where you can input the dollar amount you’d like to give each month. From there, that single amount will be distributed amongst all the groups you click on. Your credit card will be charged only once each month no matter how many groups you decide to donate to, and you’ll avoid getting hassled for additional money since your identity and contact information will remain private from the organizations themselves.
Not only does Givv make donating easier on the part of the giver, but it makes fundraising easier for non-profit organizations, too. Because Givv bundles its users’ funds before distributing them to the various organizations at the end of each month, non-profits can avoid paying costly credit card transaction fees on each $1 or $5 donation they get. Overall, Givv is an application that erases many of the barriers that typically prevent people from donating to charities and makes managing donations a little bit easier for both the giver and the recipient.
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