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2021.7 - July Release Notes
2021.7 - July Release Notes

New features and product updates

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Written by Tony Sasso
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This month, we're empowering you to go global with multi-language support for Giving Forms. As well, a few ease-of-use and accessibility improvements were released this month.

What's new

Multi-language support for Giving Forms ๐ŸŒ

The text of the Giving Form is now completely customizable. You can edit a single phrase or add multiple languages to a form to localize campaigns for audiences around the worldโ€”or in your own neighborhood.

Developers can edit phrases and add multiple languages to the form through the configuration script. Learn more at our developer docs.

Giving Form advance button text

To increase clarity, the advance buttons on Giving Forms will now simply say, Next. Thanks to our community (and donors) for this feedback!

Campaign Site accessibility improvements

In our continuing effort to improve the accessibility of Funraise's tools, we've released new accessibility improvements to Campaign Sites focused on improving descriptions for links and the ability to tab through menu items.

Allocation Ids are easier to access

The Form Allocation Id can now be easily accessed from the form editor. This Id can be used with a donation launch button to default the popup form with a specific allocation selected. This feature already existed, but with a more accessible Id, we hope more organizations can take advantage of this tool. Learn more at our developer docs.

Coming soon!

Fundraising Commitments

Soon, you'll be able to require fundraisers to raise a specific amount and then charge their payment method for any remaining amount they were not able to raise through their page.

Giving Portal App - Subscription Management

Currently, donors can manage their donations and access yearly donation summaries in Funraise's Giving Portal App. Donors will soon be able to edit their recurring subscription details and payment methods in the Giving Portal App.

Donors Cover Fees

Funraise will be implementing a Donors Cover Fees model this year. This update will guarantee an effective Platform Transaction Fee rate of 0% for qualified transactions.


Sunsets this month

  • Amply integration was sunset, in favor of Double the Donation

  • Trends was sunset, in favor of Fundraising Intelligence

Feature Sunsetting Reminders

In an effort to deliver the world's best fundraising platform, we sometimes have to say goodbye to features or integrations that aren't up to par or that have superior alternatives. We want to let you know about a few items that have an end-of-life date set. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact your Success Manager.

  • Yearly Donation Summary Email Automation: The Yearly Donation Summary Email Automation will be sunset on August 1, 2021.

  • Legacy Sites: Legacy Campaign Sites (any site created before January 8, 2021) will be sunset on Jan 1, 2022.

  • Operations Tip: Funraise's Operations Tip feature will be superseded by Donors Cover Fees. Donors Cover Fees functionality will be released sometime in 2021.

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