This mod allows site members to create campaigns so others could contribute to them. Contributions are done through Paypal.
Members can create Donation Campaigns stating :
a) the target amount
b) target date for achieving the amount
c) the purpose of the Campaign (for self, community, charity etc).
d) The level of seriousness (want or need)
SEE BELOW FOR BREAKDOWN OF SOME FEATURES
Contributors can opt to remain anonymous and not shown in the Donors list. This is an important option as some persons would rather to contribute privately.
Non-Members can easily Donate without needing to create an Account on the site.
Administrator can configure a percentage to deduct from each Donation.
Progress is given for each campaign (desired target, amount received to date etc). The progress is represented in terms of percentage and also in the form of a progress bar.
Each campaign will list the persons who have contributed and the amount of contribution.
A campaign is marked as fulfilled after the target amount is reached.
There are Categories and Subcategories of Donation Types.
DONATION PERCENTAGE SPLIT
GoDesi.com ensure that all of the funds are delivered to the Campaign owner with 10% split with GoDesi.com. This helps to cover expenses.
EXPORTING OF DONATIONS TO SPREADSHEET
Members can export the Donations received to a spreadsheet.
HALL OF FAME SECTION
Top Donors are recognized by getting listed on the Hall of Fame page
Thank you letter sent to Donor after they make Donation.
Notification letter sent to Campaign owner after they receive Donation.
Notification letter sent to Campaign owner when the Campaign has been fulfilled.
Notification letter sent to all persons who contributed to a Campaign, notifying them that the Campaign has been fulfilled.
ACCOUNT and PROFILE PAGES
My Donation Campaigns - Displays the Donation Campaigns posted by the member.
DONATION VIEW PAGE
Information Block - Display of Target Date, Donation Type, Donation Reason etc
Donation Description Block
Donors Block - listing of all persons who have contributed (amount of contribution etc)
Statistics Block - Shows amount needed, contribution received, progress bar etc.
DONATION MAIN PAGE
Featured Donation Campaigns block
Recent Donation Campaigns block
Ask for Donation Block
Donation Categories block
Top Contributors Block
You can drill down by both Categories and Sub-Categories
Comprehensive list of Donation Categories and Sub-Categories included
Members can upload Videos with their request.
Members can upload Photos and Files with their requests. This is useful if they want to attach documents supporting their requests (medical certificates etc)
Members can upload sound, in case they want to make a verbal request.
EXTERNAL VIDEO EMBEDDING
There is also the option to embed videos from popular video sharing sites, so if a member had a Youtube Video already requesting help, they can include it here.
Members can Rate Donations Campaigns
Members can Comment on Donations Campaigns
SUBSCRIPTION AND SHARING
Viral invitation feature to allow members to Invite both site friends and external friends to contribute to their Campaign.
Social Sharing functionality that allows the sharing of a campaign on social sites such as digg, facebook, twitter etc.
Members can Subscribe to Donations Campaigns and get updates when there are changes to the request.