Program Details - Text Giving
Text Giving is a new fundraising platform that allows donors to give to their favourite charity by sending a single SMS text message.
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Program Details

Charity requirements

To join the Text Giving platform, an organisation must:

be an Australian Registered Charity

be listed on Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission website

have fundraising licences in all Australian States and territories

agree to adhere to the Text Giving Code of Conduct

have a minimum annual turnover in excess of $1M

agree to contribute to ongoing Text Giving program evaluation

Application process

  1. Complete the online application form which includes details about your organisation and proposed campaigns. Contact us if you would like to find out more before completing your application.
  2. Telco Together will review your application and be in contact
  3. If approved, you will receive a welcome pack and begin technical onboarding with the Text Giving program aggregator Ansible
  4. Ansible will send you your Text Giving Shortcode that you can use in your marketing collateral
  5. You will develop your campaign/s and marketing collateral and coordinate with Ansible to ensure your materials meet regulatory requirements
  6. Promote your Text Giving Campaign/s
  7. Receive campaign donations within 90 days from initial donation
  8. Choose to take part in Text Giving  support events such as skill-share sessions and round-table discussions

Set-up costs

Price AUD


Exc. GST


Text Giving annual program fee

PSMS Shortcode rental for 12 months - dedicated PSMS number

Dedicated Text Giving campaign set-up - including testing and configuration of inbound donations

Up to 12 keywords set-up during 12 month campaign period

Outbound SMS set-up message (donor's tax-deductible receipt)

Monthly statistics/donor information report (real time reporting available at additional cost)

Regulatory and compliance checks of charity call to actions/POS

Donation reconciliation with carriers and invoicing

Charity variable costs:

Outbound SMS fee - $0.12 per outbound text (donor's tax-deductible receipt)

Note: Final pricing confirmed upon agreement with program aggregator, Ansible.