How to Setup Donations on Handbid

This article provides simple steps for setting up donations on your event site via Handbid App and Website.

If you are a registered charity and are authorized to solicit for and accept donations, you may setup an "Appeal" item in Handbid. These items are donation items that will show up in the App and on the web version of Handbid under the "Donate" button.  

How to Setup Appeal/Donations 

  1. Create an Appeal item(s) in Handbid:  How to create an appeal item.  You will want to create an item for each appeal level you intend to offer (e.g. $100, $200, etc.)
  2. Make sure the appeal items are in an open status and that your auction is also open.
  3. In the app, you will see a donate button appear in the top right-hand corner of the screen.  That button will take the user to your donation page in Handbid where they can select their donation level.
  4. If the user entered the donation from the app, they will have the option to return to the app to continue bidding after completing their donation.