Orange County, CA &ndash FrontGate Media the leading faith-based, pop-culture media & marketing group, with
MobileGive.us have been pleased with the response the National Religious Broadcasters community has been
giving to the popular uGive mobile fundraising application. As a free customizable feature, uGive is available
within the mobile fundraising platform offered by through the MobileGive.us/FrontGate Media partnership.
MobileGive C.E.O. Steve Shepherd and FrontGate Media&rsquos Courtney Clark are currently at the NRB Convention
helping non-profits to increase their donation revenue.
The free uGive app (which previously sold for $129/month) allows donors to view a cause&rsquos video, graphics and
info, to share with their friends on Twitter or Facebook, as well as make SMS donations and subscribe to mobile
lists. Additional uGive features include donation and visits tracking, easy web-based customization and a quick
launch through iPhone and iTouch.
uGive is one of three methods of mobile fundraising non-profit organizations can utilize. Currently the most
popular method is Text2Give, which allows for $5 or $10 micro-donations that show up as a tax-deductible gift on
a caller&rsquos phone bill. Text2Donate allows for tax-deductible text donations of ANY size and are automatically
collected through a unique interactive voice response system (IVR).
&ldquoEveryone is familiar with the astounding success of text donations on behalf of Haiti relief.&rdquo says Shepherd. &ldquoNow
non-profits of any size can raise funds via mobile text donations–including macro donations of $100, $200 or
even thousands of dollars.&rdquo
Text2Give example: Text COAID to 85944 to donate $10 to Community Aid & Development in Haiti.
Text2Donate example: Text TENT 25 to 27138 to donate $25 to Children&rsquos Hunger Fund &ldquoTents 4 Haiti
Clients currently include Children&rsquos Hunger Fund, Gospel for Asia, Answers in Genesis, National Domestic
Violence Hotline, CoAid.org, Family Friendly Radio, Rock of Africa, Project AK-47, Fireproof Ministries, Union
Rescue Mission, XXXchurch.com, Love146, Audubon Society, AKERFA, Philander University, PraiseFest/Cruise
with a Cause, My Broken Palace, Special Operations Warriors Fund, Liquid Church, Logos Baptist Church, and
Destiny Metro, and more Additional information about these services can be found at
&ldquoWe are already reaching millions of people through our media channels,&rdquo states Scott A. Shuford, CEO of
FrontGate Media. &ldquoWith this turn-key mobile fundraising solution, we can now help our clients tap into the ease
and popularity of mobile giving.&rdquo
To schedule a meeting during NRB with Steve Shepherd from MobileGive or Courtney Clark from FrontGate
Media, please contact: Lori Lenz &ndash 714-553-5181.
MobileGive founder, Steve Shepherd, has 20 years experience in Christian media and publishing.
Shepherd has spent the last two years developing platform strategies and the web site and social media for
MobileCause, helping MobileCause become the leading software for mobile fundraising with hundreds of nonprofits
utilizing the platform. As a consultancy and licensed MobileCause platform reseller, MobileGive offers
mobile expertise and custom solutions at the lowest possible price with $0 set up and–in most cases–same-day
About FrontGate Media
FrontGate Media is the largest pop culture media group & marketing service reaching the faith and family
audience with 15 million email subscribers, 25 million monthly page views, 600,000+ at events and in 45 million+
television households. The firm serves as both conduit and coach for brands and companies desiring to reach any
and every demographic of faith-based consumers through promotional campaigns through its media group.
FrontGate also provides social networking, public relations, merchandise development and mobile giving
services. The company has been repeatedly honored by World Vision as their #1 emedia partner, and plays a key
role in the success of non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, movie studios, record labels and artists
and more seeking &ldquocreative & emerging media&rdquo outlets. The company was recently featured in Adweek as an
authority on the &ldquoRole Of Religion In Modern Consumer Culture.&rdquo
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For more information on MobileGive.us and FrontGate Media, please contact
Lori Lenz &ndash FrontGate Media
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