There has been a lot of talk about how mobile devices are changing the way nonprofits raise money. Online donation pages and mobile sites are used more and more these days as organizations struggle to keep pace with ever-changing technology and a tough financial climate.
But as recently reported in The Guardian, text messages might be the future of fundraising. Sending a text is fast, easy, and efficient. While examining new options for fundraising on the web, many experts saw text messages as a medium that’s easy to share and manage. Social media applications may be the fancy new toys, but text messages get the job done fast.
Many organizations have already set up systems to raise money through SMS services, but the recent trends may just be the beginning. Check out The Guardian’s post to learn more about how some organizations are already using text messages to raise money.