Continue to Give software


121 reviews(4.5/5)
121 reviews(4.5/5)

Continue to Give is a cloud-based fundraising solution for non-profit organizations, churches and missionaries that helps them to manage online giving and accounting. It includes mobile and kiosk giving options.

Continue to Give features SMS-based donations which provides a local text-to-give number to collect donations via text message. Donors can manage their accounts, edit recurring donations, update payment options and generate receipts. The event ticketing module helps users send email tickets for events which can include QR codes. The solution also allows users to create custom drag-and-drop forms for surveys and donations.

Additionally, Continue to Give offers customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities and like a client portal, bulk email tools and a tagging system. It integrates with applications like BreezeCHMS, Aplos Account, Neon CRM and Church Community Builder.

Services are offered on a per transaction basis that includes support via email and over the phone.

Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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  • Anthony from Remnant Church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    May 2018

    Great

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    N/A
    Pros

    Convenient use and flexibility it provides our members. They can give securely and we do not have to physical handle credit cards and deal with PCI

    Cons

    There are not anything negative aspects of this software that I have identified T this time. The kiosk options are expensive

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Bruce from S2L Recovery

    May 2018

    We needed a trustworthy payment feature that understood our type of business. We found that with CTG

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money
    Pros

    It has an API feature that works with our accounting software Aplos. And the return times for payment are usually within 2-3 days

    Cons

    That we have to pay for it LOL. But seriously, we haven't had many problems, I think the most challenging part is getting approved a lot

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Stephanie from Jefferson Street Christian Church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    May 2018

    CtG functions too much like a Go Fund Me.

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    We were seeking a company that would provide a kiosk with card-swiping abilities.

    Pros

    I like the options of sharing online and creating "causes/purposes". I also like that it integrates with our bookkeeping software.

    Cons

    CtG functions too much like a GoFund Me asking everyone to create a page and crowdfund for the organization. Probably not best suited for churches, but rather missions, and other causes.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Lorie from Good News Community Church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    May 2018

    Continue to Give is inexpensive but you get what you pay for.

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    Value for Money

    I saved money on monthly fees.

    Pros

    The setup on our website was easy and quick. Pricing is very affordable and billing works well. Adding funds is very easy. Reporting works well.

    Cons

    There isn't much visual appeal. The giving site is very generic and lacks interest. While it's easy to add funds, there isn't much room for casting vision and adding art. Tech support is available only through email. I had to work hard to get a phone number to speak with a real live person. When I switched to Continue to Give 2 years ago I was using a "Cadilac" company and was looking to save some money on fees. I saved money but now I feel like I have a "Fiesta"! I'm on the hunt again for an Outback.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Michael from Baptist World Mission

    November 2017

    Very Surprised with Customer Support after Failed Attempt with Another Similar Company

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    Online giving, text giving, ACH giving. We are trying to reduce the in-house workload that mailed checks mean to us. This software will help a great deal!

    Pros

    My review has more to do with newbie customer-support of the folks at Continue To Give.

    About 2 months ago I signed up with a different company to handle our online-giving needs. I had a question for them, so I created a ticket. It was an easy question: Can I upload a CSV file to your online software to create the various projects we need. I received a message back the next day that said that I could create as many funds as I needed to. I tried to be more specific with the question. It took 21 days for them to answer by way of their ticket system. I decided not to put myself through what I knew was going to be a bad relationship and I canceled the account. Then I found Continue to Give.

    The Continue to Give folks are amazing. I am a new customer, but they have been very active in answering my questions, bulk uploading projects, and making sure that their forms work on our WordPress website (even adjusting the code a bit to see that they look right on my pages!) We are just starting .. with no public contributions yet.. and these folks have probably spent hours working with me.

    All I can say is .. if what I see from customer service as a newbie is anything like what I will see when we get thousands of dollars of online contributions coming in .. I am going to be so happy!

    On a side note: Most online giving systems allow for up to 3 projects to be funded with 1 contribution. There is no limit with this software!

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    November 2017

    Thank you for your review! We enjoy serving you!

  • Chelsey from Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Initiative

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    September 2017

    Good customer service, software needs work.

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    Text to give and ACH options. Lower transaction rates.

    Pros

    I like that we can see all recurring transactions well, there is a text to give option (which is the reason we went with the software), and EFT and ACH options are offered.

    Cons

    The projets/events portion really cannot be used becuase the software calls everything a donation and is hard to use. There are limitations with the reporting and ACHes cannot be refunded electornically.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Betsi from Church of the Lakes

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    August 2017

    Great product, somewhat confusing interface

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    Value for Money

    Easy and inexpensive online giving, recurring gifts, and text-to-give included. Integrates with our Church Management Software and our website.

    Pros

    They have great prices for credit card processing, the interface it really easy to customize, and it is easy to setup on the user-end as well.

    Cons

    There are some confusing aspects when using it as a church, since most of it is setup for individual fund raising and missions efforts.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Wallis from Titus International

    July 2017

    Great overall experience, easy interface, great customer service

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    Value for Money

    Easy to keep track of my supporters!

    Pros

    Continue to Give has an easy, clear giving interface and let's you update information for supporters on your personal profile.

    Cons

    It is hard to upload multiple pictures to your personal page since you can only upload one at a time.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    July 2017

    We are glad you like Continue to Give!

  • Brandon from Red Village Church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    June 2017

    Great company and software if a bit rudimentary. Very easy to use for donors!

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    Value for Money

    Online giving for our church.

    Pros

    It's ease of use and the variety of giving formats and instant donation receipts. You can now too set it so the donor can offset any fees!

    Cons

    It's look is very simple and low-tech. The main page is a little clunky looking and the menus aren't always clear.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Jeff from Member of South Kitsap Family Worship Center

    April 2017

    Easy Way To Tithe

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    Value for Money

    Continue to give makes it easy to ensure that my tithe is the first thing that comes out my check each payday. Auto withdrawal is great and I really like the ability to get reports for each year at tax time.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Cory from Mt. Zion Christian church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    April 2017

    Giving Made Easy- Almost

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    If giving had an easy button, CTG would be in the top running. This app does what it's supposed to but was a little confusing while managing two logins. With only one, it would be a breeze.

    Pros

    It's quick and reliable

    Cons

    A little confusing to navigate to where you want to go.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    April 2017

    Cory, You mentioned you have two logins? You should only need the one login and you can manage your giving and the church account with one email address. Let us know if you have any questions on that. You can switch between Giving and Receiving under your email at the top of your dashboard.

  • Austin from Good News Church

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    April 2017

    Decent Auto Tithing Program

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    I have set up my account to automatically donate my weekly amount to my local church. I don't do much with the program after setting it up; I just receive the notifications that my offering has gone through. It is pretty simple, but using the desktop website seems kind of jumbled and not super easy to navigate. When in doubt, however I have contacted customer support and they were extremely helpful.

    Pros

    -Automatic deductions
    -Timeframe query
    -Feedback of successful transactions

    Cons

    Desktop site is not simple

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    April 2017

    Austin, Thank you for your review. We recently updated the desktop version for donors. Check it out at www.continuetogive.com! We hope you enjoy the updates!

  • Brittany from Church of the Four Corners

    April 2017

    Great product!

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    Value for Money

    My church uses this and I am impressed with how easy it is to use and how accurate each transaction is. Never had any issues.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    April 2017

    Brittany, So glad you are enjoying the giving process!

  • Beth from New Hope Community Church

    Number of employees: 10,000+ employees

    April 2017

    Very convenient!

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    We love using Continue to Give, because we don't have to think about bringing a checkbook to church it automatically gives our tithe. It's one less thing I have to think about on Sunday.

    Pros

    Easy

    Cons

    Nothing

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    April 2017

    Beth, We are so happy to be able to help with your online tithing!

  • Tom from North Hills Christian church

    April 2017

    Giving Made Easy

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    Easy application to use. Made giving to my church a wonderful and easy experience, Don't know what I would do without it.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Daniel from First Baptist Church

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    April 2017

    Not very flashy, but very functional

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    We've used Continue to Give to support friends of ours in a counseling ministry for a couple of years now. The site is very functional in terms of being able to use the links provided in their emails to get our funds to the ministry we support. The web design isn't over-the-top or even "attractive," but it does what it needs to do. We appreciate this because that means the funds we give are going to the ministry we support, not overhead administration.

    Pros

    Its functionality, as well as that it is free for people making donations to use.

    Cons

    It can be a little confusing to navigate from the home page to the ministry I support if I want to make an extra donation. I usually use a link from an email to get there.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Nik from Every Nation Church Seattle

    April 2017

    Helpful for recurring giving

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    It was easy to set up my giving, and works flawlessly. Glad to have something that works well for recurring giving.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Colton from Jones Chapel

    April 2017

    Easy to Use

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    Value for Money

    Great experience overall. No issues with the website. Always 100% dependable. Will continue to use in the future.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Gina from Edgewood Church

    April 2017

    Takes the pressure off!

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    I love CTG because it takes the pressure off me to remember my checkbook or to get out cash each week, not to mention the easy record of my donations, love it!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Vanessa from Adoption Fundraiser

    February 2017

    Love Continue To Give!

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money

    We used Continue To Give for our adoption fundraiser and loved our experience! The customer service was excellent when we needed some assistance. I highly recommend Continue To Give!

    Pros

    It was easy and fast to get started!

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Continue to Give, Continue to Give

    February 2017

    We are very happy we could be of service!

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