Funraise is built different by design. Your platform can work with as many gateways as you need for your strategy.

In addition to major payment gateways like Stripe, which is used for processing credit cards, you can also add alternative payment gateways like Bitpay or PayPal. This allows your givings forms to collect the payment methods your supporters prefer and keeps all your transactions and supporter data in one place.

To access Your Gateways:

1. From your Profile icon, click "Settings".

2. Under Settings, navigate to the Gateways page.

What can you do on your Gateways page?

  • Add a new gateway
  • Reorder your gateways
  • Delete / remove a gatway

Does the order of gateways matter?

Yes, very much. In a nutshell, the order of your gateways is the order your giving form will attempt to transact. As soon as a gateway is found that meets the requirements of the request, that gateway will be used. For example, if a supporter wants to give with Bitcoin, the giving form will run down the list of gateways to find the FIRST gateway that can transact the Bitcoin donation.


In most cases, you'll just want to follow this rule:

Keep the gateway you want to transact credit card donations with at the TOP of your gateway list, followed by Paypal, and then Bitcoin.

KEEP IN MIND: Paypal will attempt to process credit cards, so if you are using the Paypal integration (not the gateway PayFlow Pro) make sure that Paypal is ordered BELOW your credit card gateway.

Common gateway connections:

Connect Stripe
Connect Paypal

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