The simplest way to increase giving is to customize and personalize the supporter experience as much as possible. We’ve made it easy to collect additional information from your supporters at check-out.Β 

Please note: this feature is not yet self-service. If you'd like to add Custom Fields, please click that little chat bubble in the bottom right corner to send us a message with the link(s) to the campaign(s) you'd like updated. For each custom field you'd like to add, please include the title, description (optional), required/not required, and field type.

Highlighted Features

πŸ†’ Title & Description - Each custom field can contain a title and description. Descriptions support links and basic text formatting options.

⚠️ Required / optional fields - Want to make your fields required? No problem, we can handle that.

πŸ€“ Custom ordering - Order your custom fields in any way you'd like.

βœ‰οΈ Email receipts - Custom field responses will appear in email receipts to supporters and notifications you receive.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Transaction panel - View custom field responses in the side panel in the Transactions tab of your Dashboard.

⚑️Zapier - If you're using Zapier, the custom fields in a transaction will now be sent over as part of the payload.

Field Types

1. ✏️ Text - A simple text field for collecting short answers:

2. πŸ“ Text box - A large text box for collecting long answers:

3. πŸ‘‡ Dropdown - A dropdown selection with the ability to add custom dropdown values to select from:

4. βœ… Checkbox - A simple checkbox:

5. πŸ“» Radio - Radio buttons for selecting a single option from a group:

6. πŸ”’ Number - A text field that validates the supporter entered a valid integer:

Use CasesΒ 

Here are a few examples of how you can use custom fields to increase information gathering on your donation forms, fundraising campaigns, ticketed events, and more:

  • Subscribe supporters to your email marketingΒ 
  • Offer T-shirt size selection
  • Collect questions and comments
  • Offer dinner options (Chicken, Steak, or Vegetarian)Β 

Coming soon

πŸ–₯ Dashboard Support - Ability to add and manage your own custom fields in the dashboard soon.

πŸ” Custom field filtering - Filter your transactions by custom field responses (ex: all supporters with T-Shirt size Large)

πŸ–¨ Custom field exports - Include custom fields in CSV transaction exports.


Feature Availability

Custom Fields can be used with all of Givebutter's free products:

  • Collect – donation form, donate button, dues/payments
  • Fundraise – crowdfunding, team/peer-to-peer fundraising
  • Events – ticketing & registration
  • Platform – CRM (dashboard)

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