Via email from Brittany at First Giving:
Over the past few weeks, our developers have been working tirelessly on creating a fundraising application for Facebook; and we will be releasing it within the next few weeks! Our goal is to create the most user-friendly and far-reaching fundraising applications possible. As soon as the Facebook API was ready, so were we, because we know that our fundraisers are already using Facebook as an important platform for communicating with their online community.
So, how will it work?
For those that have a Firstgiving page, all you have to do is enter your page address when prompted. Your profile will then display your fundraising total and your friends will be able to donate from there. Donations your friends make are represented on your page and once the donations are mailed (or electronically transferred) they are attributed to you, so your nonprofit will know what you’re doing for them! Creating a page takes less than 5 minutes, so if you don’t already have one, go get one!
Your friends can also help you by using the app to promote your page on their Facebook profile. The donation process is totally secure and we transfer the funds directly to the charity. We accept credit cards from anywhere in the world.