Create a donation page

A full written guide with screenshots is coming soon!

Add a donation page to your community to allow your guests to donate directly to your organization. A donation page can be added to a specific page, the top menu, or included in a Fundraising campaign so your guests can easily donate.  

From the Fundraising menu option, select the Donations tab. From here, a list of existing donation items will appear. By default, the list will be filtered to All items (in either a Visible, Scheduled, Draft or Archived state), but this can be changed.   

For each of your donation pages, details will appear on this overview screen such as the Amount Raised, a total Count of donations made per, when the last donation was made, number of Views, and the page’s State.

To get started, click on the Add Donation button. 


Following the same steps to setting up a page in CommuniBee, begin by filling out the fields below. 

  • Donation Name: Enter the name of your donation item. 
  • Page Slug: Based on your title, this field will automatically populate. Feel free to update this as desired. 
  • Suggested Donation Amount: Set a starting amount for your donation item. Supporters can adjust this amount or use quick-fill buttons to quickly choose: $10, $25, $50, or $100. 
  • Show Details: An optional setting that will display the number of donations made and the total amount raised. 
  • Short Description: Provide a summary of the donation item that will be displayed when shared online or on other pages. 
  • Feature Image: Upload an image that will be displayed when sharing this item on social media or within your community. 
Once you have entered the above details, click Save.


This section is all about the design of the donation item’s web page. You can upload images or link to a video that act as the banner for this page. The appearance of your banner can then be configured to create a truly stunning landing page for each of your items. 

  • Media Position: Choose where you want your image or video to appear. 
    • Header & Body Only: No image, no problem. Your page will default to only have header and body text. No image upload necessary. 
    • Media On Left: If you would like to keep your image and content together within a single section, this allows your image to appear on the left, and your header, body, and details of the donation item on the right. 
    • Media Full Width At Top: Like standard web pages, a banner appears at the very top of your page and takes up the full width (commonly referred as the ‘Hero’ section). The rest of the content then appears below your banner.
      • If using Images, you will have the option to adjust the following: 
        • Banner Aspect Ratio: select the general size of your image(s). 
        • Banner Max Height: choose how tall your image(s) will be. 
        • Image Anchor: determine how your image(s) will be positioned. 
    • Use Custom Blocks Only: Feeling ambitious and want to build this page from the ground up? Select this option and navigate to the Layout tab to create a unique donation page using our pre-built page blocks. 
  • Media Type 
    • If you selected Media on Left or Media Full Width At Top from the Media Position dropdown, you can decide on the media type (Images or Video). 
      • Images: you can browse from your community library or upload new images from your device. If you upload multiple images, they will appear on your donation page as a slideshow. 
      • Video: only YouTube videos are supported currently. Open the YouTube video you want to link. Click on the Share button, then select the Embed option. Only copy the URL from this screen, then navigate back to your CommuniBee dashboard and paste it in the Video URL field.


Add additional details about this donation item so your audience fully understands why they should donate. If left blank, we present the Short Description that was entered on the General tab.


Not only can you preview your donation item’s page from this tab, but you can also make additional changes to the overall page layout. 

To build on this page and add additional sections, follow the steps below: 

  1. Under where it says, Choose Another Template or Block to Add, click on the Add Block To End button. 
  2. A Page Block screen will appear that lists individual blocks that can be added to your page. For example, a Text Block to include text and an optional button, a Multiple Item Block to feature specific items from your community, and more.  
  3. Click the Add button to have the block appear on your donation’s page. 
  4. Depending on the block type you select, you will have different customization options. As you make changes to a page block, a preview will update live on your screen so you can know exactly how your page will look before you save. 
  5. After you finish customizing a page block, be sure to hit the Save button so you don’t lose your work. 
  6. For any additional blocks you add, you have the option to edit, duplicate, or delete individual blocks by using the icons on the right side of each block. 
  7. To rearrange a block, use your mouse and hold left click on it, then drag the block above or below another block. Let go of left click to set the block in place.


With your page fully designed and ready to share to your audience, the Visibility tab is where you make the page visible. 

Can Guests See And Donate? 

  • Guests can see and donate: allows your audience to donate directly from the donation item’s page. 
  • Guests can see, not donate: if you would rather use the donation item page to promote a cause without being able to donate online. You can accept offline payments and attribute those funds to this donation item from the dashboard. 
  • Guests cannot see: this donation item won’t be visible to your audience, but you can still attribute offline donation amounts to it.


  • Draft: The default status for any newly created page. Pages set to Draft cannot be shared or and viewed by your audience. 
  • Live: The status given when a page is published. You can share and have your audience view the page from your website. 
  • Archived: For pages that you want removed from your website. Once Archived, the page will be accessible from your dashboard and can be permanently deleted by navigating to its General tab.

At any time, you can manually update the status of this page. You can also schedule a Publish Date to have a page become visible at a specific date and time. Be sure to switch the status of the page to Live before entering a Publish Date. If you include a Hide After date, this page will automatically switch from Live to Archived at the specified date and time. 

Lastly, you can optionally link this donation item to a fundraising campaign to consolidate your fundraiser’s reporting. Fundraising campaigns can include Bid Beacon auctions, Raffle Rocket raffles, marketplace products, donation items, and event tickets. Reporting is also available for everything that is linked to the campaign. This is especially useful if you set a fundraising goal as everything linked to the campaign will contribute to the overall goal which is updated in real time as funds are received.