Want to Make WidgetMakr Better?

We know that you have opinions about how we’re doing at WidgetMakr, and we want to hear them. Whether you are happy with the donation platform and recommend it to everyone or hate it, we want your feedback. Will you complete this short, 5-minute survey about...

New ID Tokens Make It Easier to Give Through WidgetMakr

Are you trying to convert your offline donors to online? Do you want to simplify your donation forms and make it easier for donors to give? A new feature from WidgetMakr and Crimson helps streamline the online giving process for your donors. Crimson, the political CRM...

Recurring Donations: The Benefits Add Up!

Recurring donations are an easy, innovative way to boost your campaign’s fundraising efforts! These gifts are automatically charged to donors’ credit cards at regular intervals chosen by the donor, usually every month.

Thank You Email Best Practices

WidgetMakr provides many opportunities to thank donors for their contributions. Campaigns can use auto-generated email messages to thank donors. They also serve to confirm that donors’ contributions processed successfully. Thank you messages are also a great...

Infographic: 2016 Political Donation Limits

Now that the general election has started for Republicans, you might encounter questions about how much individual donors can contribute. The infographic below breaks down the limits that individuals can contribute to different types of campaigns, committees and PACs.

Experimenting with WidgetMakr

During election season, almost nothing is certain.  It is often difficult for campaigns to determine the effectiveness of specific outreach efforts.  Even small changes to the phrasing of a fundraising email or the color theme of a donation page can make a...

New WidgetMakr Pricing

Over the past year, WidgetMakr rolled out many new features that make us the best online fundraising platform for Republicans. Now, we’re changing our pricing plans to ensure that WidgetMakr is the best value for your campaign, PAC, nonprofit or committee. Starting immediately for all current and future WidgetMakr customers, we are dropping our simple, flat rate to 3.9% + .30 per transaction.

How Does Spark Make Donations Safer?

You’ve probably seen us mention Spark 1-Click Donations many times on our website and social media and have a few questions about it. How does Spark work? What does it mean to save payment information? How does Spark make online giving safer? Our latest infographic...

WidgetMakr Best Practices Guide

Download a PDF version of the WidgetMakr Best Practices guide. There’s far more to WidgetMakr than just creating donation forms. The online donation platform includes features that enable you to utilize 1-click donations, customizable gift levels, pre-filled forms,...