Payment Providers - Stripe / GoCardless
Donorfy has two main payment providers (gateways) these are, Stripe and GoCardless. Within this section, the articles guide you through the process of connecting Donorfy to each of the providers as well as guidance on Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), Direct Debit custom notifications, migrating GoCardless Payment Plans or other Direct Debit providers to Donorfy RPIs via GoCardless.
Payment via Stripe - Overview
Stripe allows your donors to securely give one-off and recurring gifts using credit/debit cards via the Donorfy Campaign Donation Pages and Donorfy donation Forms, Memberships and Donorfy Web Widgets. Stripe payments are available to both Essenti...
Connecting to Stripe
You can connect Donorfy to Stripe to allow you to collect one-off or recurring payments by paid by credit or debit card through a Donorfy Campaign Donate Page, Donation Form or Web Widget. You don’t need an existing Stripe account as you can creat...
Creating a Stripe Payment Card Donations Web Widget
This option is available in the Donorfy Professional plan but not the Essentials plan This web widget allows you to add functionality to your website to take one off or recurring payment card donations. A web widget comprises HTML code which you w...
Using reCaptcha with your Stripe Web Widgets
You can set up your Stripe web widgets to use Google reCaptcha v3 - reCaptcha helps prevent fraudsters from using your Stripe web widgets for card testing. You can find out more about Google reCaptcha v3 here These are the steps you need to follo...
Stripe Email Receipts
If someone makes a donation using a credit or debit card you can set Stripe up to send a receipt to the email the address the donor provided - see this article for more information. In addition to the Stripe receipt you can also send an acknowledg...
Disconnecting from Stripe
If you want to stop collecting payments using Stripe you can disconnect Donorfy from Stripe - this is done as follows In Settings search for Stripe Connect Press the Disconnect button Important If you disconnect from Stripe any recurring payme...
How to Setup and Take Donations using GoCardless
GoCardless allows you to take recurring donations by direct debit - this is an overview of how it works You add a Web Widget to a page on your web site which allows people to sign up to make a regular donation - the recurring donation appears as ...
Connecting to GoCardless
NOTE: the integration uses the GoCardless API. Please check their website for availability of the API for your organisation. It may not be available on certain price plans - this beyond Donorfy's control. You can connect Donorfy to GoCardless to a...
Creating a GoCardless Web Widget
This web widget allows you to add functionality to your web site to allow people to make recurring donations via direct debit using Go Cardless A web widget comprises HTML code which you will add to a page on your web site to allow a donation to b...
Disconnecting from GoCardless
If you want to stop collecting payments using GoCardless you can disconnect Donorfy from GoCardless - this is done as follows In Settings search for GoCardless Connect Press the Disconnect button Important If you disconnect from GoCardless any...
Using Your Own Notifications for GoCardless Direct Debits
When you use GoCardless to collect payments for recurring payments the account holder will receive an emailed notification from GoCardless when: The Direct Debit mandate is set up, and Each payment is about to be taken. These notifications are d...
Example GoCardless Notifications
If you want to send your own GoCardless notifications you can use these examples as a starting point for setting up your own notification documents - see this for more information Example Text for a New Recurring Payment Instruction Notification E...