1. Create an account on

  2. Navigate to My Fundraisers under your account icon in the upper righthand corner.

  3. Select Fundraisers from the left hand navigation menu.

  4. Select Create a fundraiser.

  5. Add details to your fundraiser, including the nonprofit(s) you would like to support.

  6. Navigate to Zoom integration and click Log in to Zoom.

  7. You will be redirected to Zoom and shown a sign-in page. Enter your Zoom login information and then select “Sign In.”

  8. Click “Authorize” to grant Donations by Pledgeling access to your Zoom account.


  1. Connect Donations by Pledgeling with your Zoom Account

    • You’ll need to log in to your Pledgeling account first.

  2. Create a new fundraiser

Create a new fundraiser and complete the fundraiser creation flow.

  1. Create or add a Zoom meeting or webinar from the fundraiser creation page.

    • You’ll need to log in to your Zoom Account on the Zoom Integrations section

  2. Set up the virtual donation overlay to display a real-time donation tracker and Call to Action during a Zoom meeting or webinar

    • You’ll receive a confirmation email once your fundraiser has been created with a link for instructions to set up the virtual donation overlay

    • Follow the installation instructions to enable the virtual donation overlay

    • You’ll need Zoom Version 5.1.2 or higher, OBS Studio, OBS Virtual Camera

  3. Launch your virtual fundraiser via Zoom! 

  4. Optional: On the Fundraiser page, select Set up keyword under the Keyword column next to your fundraiser to set up a free Text to Donate keyword which will be displayed in the virtual donation overlay.


  1. Login to your Zoom Account and navigate to the Zoom App Marketplace.

  2. Click Manage > Installed Apps or search for the Donations by Pledgeling app.

  3. Click the Donations by Pledgeling app.

  4. Click Uninstall.