You can add a Donate Button to your Facebook page at no cost to you.
Things you'll need before you get started:
- A Facebook page for your cause
- To be an administrator of the cause's page
Note: Facebook regularly update their website (and sometimes display different versions to different users). If the instructions below no longer work, please let us know here.
Log in to Facebook and visit your Charity's Facebook Page. To the bottom right of your cover photo, you should see a big blue button labelled +Add a Button. This will open a popup window.
Don't see +Add a Button?
You may have a button already (e.g. Contact Us). You will need to remove this before you can add a Donate Button. To remove, hover over the button and select Delete Button from the list that appears.
Inside the popup will be 5 dropdown boxes. Select Shop with you or make a donation and then select Donate. Click Next.
Don't see a dropdown option for "Donate"?
This is most likely caused by your page having the wrong category set. You'll need to change your page category to "Companies & Organisations > Non-Profit Organisation".
Full instructions for changing your category can be found on Facebook's Help Center.
Page 2 of the popup is where you add the link to your donate page. Click Website Link and copy and paste the link from your admin area into the popup:
Click Save, then Finish and that's it! Your Facebook page will now display a Donate Button to your visitors, allowing them to donate straight to your cause.