Born To Give – Charity Crowdfunding Responsive WordPress Theme



“Born to Give” is a full functional WordPress Theme designed & developed for Crowdfunding, Charity or Non Profit Websites and comes handy for Corporate Business Websites as well.

It is fully responsive template based on Twitter Bootstrap framework that makes it available for all screen sizes from the bigger ones to smartphones. Its not only responsive whereas it is retina ready also, now no blurry images on your HiDPI and retina devices.

Receive donations using PayPal(Free), Stripe,, PayFast, PayUMoney. Buy WpCharitable Extensions Now (Sold Separately)
Buy multiple extensions for your campaigns/causes with WPCharitable Packages
Front end campaign submission Ambassadors plugin (Sold Separately)

Current Version – 2.9 – See Change Log



Features in detail

Events Manager

  • Create unlimited events and assign them to event categories along with attaching tags to events
  • Recurring Events: This exclusive features allows you to repeat any event on fixed day of week for a number of times you want. You can also repeat a single event on different dates for multiple years. Each instance of event will display as separate event on the website.
  • Display your events on full width/screen working calendar
  • Link your Google Events with your website, all events you create in your Google Calendar will be shown on the event’s calendar of your website.
  • Create multiple type of tickets paid/free for your events and allow your website visitors to register for the events with multiple tickets at time. Set limited number of tickets for each event and show message sold out once all tickets are booked.
  • Your website visitors can pay for event tickets with the integrated PayPal payment option that can linked to your PayPal account easily. You can even enable demo mode while developing your website or testing the payment gateway for PayPal.
  • Events can be shown on the website front end in 3 ways Listing, Grid View, Full width Calendar, Calendar shortcode in a text widget


  • Theme use WP Charitable plugin for the campaigns feature. This plugin is available free on the WordPress repository and gets updated frequently with new features and bug fixes. The plugin developer is supporting the plugin very effectively
  • There are many extensions available for this plugin to extend your payment options for users to donate on your website. Available payment gateway extensions are: Stripe,, PayFast, PayUMoney and can be purchased on a very nominal price from their website.
  • Plugin can be extended to create a crowdfunding website where your visitors can register and create campaigns for their own cause and collect donations from your website where you can charge users a fixed commission on the donation received for their created campaign by using Ambassadors Extension
  • Campaigns can be created with a target amount or unlimited. A campaign end date can be set after which donations will be disabled.
  • Multiple types of donation amount suggestions can be created per campaign so users can pay easily by selecting the amount. A custom donation field is always available in the donation popup window

Page Builder

  • Theme comes bundles with the most popular visual page builder “Visual Composer” worth $46
  • We have added several custom elements for the page builder to make it easy for you to show the theme’s functions in an easy way. There are elements for Events which can be used to show upcoming/past events in a list view or grid view, campaigns element allows you to show your created campaigns in a list/grid/carousel mode, Testimonial element can be used to show a full width story showcase or for a carousel like basic testimonials, Posts element can show all blog posts in grid/list/carousel more. Any custom thumbnail size can be defined for the post thumbnails to create a unique look for your website.

Theme Options

  • Theme comes with theme options panel to fully customise your website’s look and feel. Below are the options available
  • Enable maintenance mode while you are developing your website. This is a simple module included in the theme which will block access to your website for non logged in users where logged in users like administrator can still see the website while making changes
  • Show or hide the back to top button which comes at the bottom right of website viewport
  • There are fields available for you to add custom scripts in your website before closing head tag or closing body tag.
  • You can disable responsive functionality of the theme or can enable the pinch zoom for touch devices.
  • Easily change the website content width or make it boxed in the center with a beautiful background for the whole website body outside the box.
  • Control the minimum height for the content area or top/bottom spacing for all pages. You can event make the content area spread to 100% of the screen width
  • Choose between the 3 designs for the website header. Make it spread 100% of the screen width, enable, disable search and Woocommerce cart option in the header. Add in your info like phone number, email in the header.
  • Customise the look and feel of sticky header like set background color or links color. Set default header banner images for all the post types like different image for all event posts, blog posts etc.
  • Set header banner titles for static pages like archive page for custom post types, search results page etc.
  • Upload logo image for default header, sticky header and both logo as retina images as well for retina enabled devices
  • Set a custom logo for the WP admin login page
  • Add favicon, Apple iPhone, iPad icons easily from the theme options
  • Easily customise the look of your website menu and mobile menu with extensive options available
  • Choose from the different footer layouts example 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 columns. Change the background of footer with your own color, image. Customise the widgets places in the footer area. Use option to show a menu in the footer or your social icons. Easily change the sequence of your social icons with simple drag drop interface
  • Create unlimited sidebars using theme recommended pojo sidebars plugin or any other sidebar plugin of your choice and then set default sidebars for all custom posts types and static pages like Woocommerce, search results, archive pages
  • Enjoy the built in social sharing module which can be activated for your choice of post types. Choose from 3 different styles of social sharing links. Enable or disable social media websites for the sharing links.
  • Set options for the events whether to keep showing events till it’s end time or hide it from the website as soon as the event start time is reached.
  • Change the look of your events calendar, localize the month, day names easily
  • Choose your website primary color from the preloaded 12 css stylesheets. or add in your own color
  • Change the typography of the whole website with an easy to use interface, choose from 600+ Google fonts for different set of options
  • Add your own custom css or js easily
  • Import or export your theme options data

One Click Demo Import

Exclusive demo import that is amazingly easy and the fastest way to build your website. Import a fully finished site with one click. It will import pages, posts, sliders, widgets, theme options and more. Demo images will be not be imported for copyrights reason, they will be replaced with image placeholders.

Advance Page/Post Options

  • These options work per page/post or any post type and can override the global/default style set by theme options
  • Choose your inside page header from several options like background color, background image, FlexSlider , Revolution Slider
  • Set custom height of the page header individually per page
  • Custom top bottom spacing for each page/post
  • Control width of the content area individually per page
  • Enable disable social sharing per page
  • Add background image for content area or background image for the body when using boxed mode.
  • Choose sidebar for any page from the list of all sidebars. Choose position of sidebar from left or right. Set width of sidebar from several options like one forth, one third or half page width

Built in Mega Menu

  • Create full width mega menu for your menu items, create for one or for all menu items
  • Use a sidebar to create the mega menu or add in any shortcode
  • Choose post type to display its latest posts any number
  • Display any selected post types with post IDs

Theme requirements

Minimum PHP version required is 5.6 for the theme to work correctly


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Change Log

v2.9.4 – June 20, 2022

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BTG Core Plugin
UPDATED! Compatibility with WP version 6.x
UPDATED! Compatibility with PHP version 8.x

v2.9.3 – January 06, 2022

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin

v2.9.2 – November 25, 2021

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! BTG Core Plugin
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.9.1 – August 11, 2021

UPDATED! Revolution Slider
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.9 – July 27, 2021

NEW! Option to show category and tags in events grid/list
NEW! Option to mark events as online
UPDATED! Revolution Slider
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin

v2.8.1 – May 29, 2021

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin
UPDATED! bTG Core Plugin
FIXED! Megamenu opener link position in small screens
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.8 – April 02, 2021

NEW! Instagram Widget
NEW! Twitter Feed Widget
NEW! Option to autoplay carousel based page builder elements like testimonials
IMPROVED! Page design options
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin
UPDATED! BTG Core Plugin
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.7 – January 27, 2021

IMPROVED! Mobile menu
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin 
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
FIXED! Some styling issues

v2.6.4.1 – December 11, 2020

Compatibility with WP version 5.6
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin

v2.6.4 – December 08, 2020

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin

v2.6.3.1 – November 13, 2020

FIXED! Single campaign pages not working correctly

v2.6.3 – October 24, 2020

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin
IMPROVED! No events message in events list/grid when no events are available
FIXED! Archive page using index.php template showing no content
FIXED! Charitable plugin settings not getting saved for some users

v2.6.2 – August 21, 2020

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
FIXED! Taxonomy image upload option not working

v2.6.1 – August 13, 2020

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! Compatibility with WP version 5.5
FIXED! Category page header image not showing

v2.6 – May 15, 2020

NEW! Option to disable sticky header for small screens
UPDATED! BTG Core plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery page builder plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider plugin
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.5 – March 11, 2020

UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive Core Plugin
UPDATED! Events time function

v2.4.2 – December 24, 2019

FIXED! Single event pages not showing correct date
FIXED! Some styling Bugs

v2.4.1 – November 27, 2019

UPDATED! IMIC Shortcodes Plugin

v2.4 – November 26, 2019

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
FIXED! Event time issue with new 5.3 WP version
FIXED! Image link not working for FlexSlider

v2.3.3 – September 20, 2019

UPDATED! BornToGive Core Plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! Event registrants post type to be not publicly queryable
FIXED! Revolution Slider not showing for some users

v2.3.2 – September 11, 2019

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! BTG Core Plugin
FIXED! A problem with slider revolution not working when changing it for page/post header options

v2.3.1 – August 06, 2019

UPDATED! BornToGive Core Plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! IMIC Shortcodes Plugin
UPDATED! Demo Data
FIXED! Some styling Bugs

v2.3 – June 14, 2019

UPDATED! Born To Give Core Plugin
UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin
FIXED! Flexslider custom height option not working
FIXED! Campaign with no end date to not show progress on single page
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v2.2.1 – November 08, 2018

UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! WPML Config file
FIXED! A bug in function.php file when Woocommerce is not active on the website
FIXED! Single page scroll isn't working

v2.2 – October 06, 2018

UPDATED! WPBakery Page Builder Plugin
UPDATED! Charitable widgets stored in the theme
IMPROVED! Born To Give Dashboard
FIXED! An error for some users with function of disabling Woocommerce on activation redirect

v2.1 – September 15, 2018

NEW! Added GDPR Framework in recommended plugins list
IMPROVED! Demo Importer module
IMPROVED! Security of the theme data
FIXED! Using child theme does not let the theme registration work
FIXED! Child theme not taking the main stylesheet to load at correct position

v2.0- September 03, 2018

NEW! BornToGive Dashboard added for users to see all things in a single place
NEW! Added HTML Template
NEW! Option to hide campaign progress from list/grid
NEW! Option to hide remaining time for campaign in list/grid
NEW! Options to hide campaign progress, description, end date, donors number, remaining time from single campaign pages
UPDATED! Demo importer for more seamless one click import
UPDATED! IMIC Shortcodes plugin to add new category selector in calendar shortcodes
UPDATED! js conditional loading to improve site speed
FIXED! PHP Warning in WP Admin for Megamenu
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.9.4 – July 03, 2018

UPDATED! Visual Composer Plugin
UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin
FIXED! Pagination not working for events listing

v1.9.3 – March 24, 2018

NEW! Google map page builder shortcode added
UPDATED! Visual Composer plugin
UPDATED! Revolution Slider plugin

v1.9.2 – February 08, 2018

NEW! Option in campaign post to hide campaign progress on single campaign pages
UPDATED! TGM Class to fix a bug with activating bulk plugins
UPDATED! Woocommerce function to support product slider and lightbox
UPDATED! Header cart module to support live cart updates
UPDATED! BTG Core plugin to fix a bug with demo importer
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements plugin to fix a bug with gallery category filters
FIXED! Slider problem with gallery posts
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.9.1 – December 05, 2017

UPDATED! Visual Composer Plugin
UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin

v1.9 – October 23, 2017

UPDATED! Visual Composer Plugin
UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Element plugin
FIXED! Page title style in mobile view
FIXED! Causes shortcode not showing description of campaigns when use on single post page
FIXED! Events list not working on mega menu

v1.8.9 – August 23, 2017

UPDATED! Visual Composer Plugin
UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin

v1.8.8 – July 19, 2017

UPDATED! Visual Composer to latest version
FIXED! Styling bug for menu level 3
ADDED! Option to show donation form on the single campaign page or separate page

v1.8.7 – June 24, 2017

UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin
UPDATED! BTG Core plugin for demo importer to support PHP 7.0
UPDATED! BORNTOGIVE VC Elements plugin for a bug in Team shortcode
UPDATED! Custom widgets to support PHP 7.0
FIXED! Campaigns description not showing when using cause shortcode in post element

v1.8.6 – May 23, 2017

NEW! Offline payment option for events registration
FIXED! WordPress 4.7.5 version fix (BTG Core plugin updated)
FIXED! Disable event registrants posts searchable from site search

v1.8.5 – May 04, 2017

UPDATED! Revolution Slider plugin
UPDATED! Visual Composer plugin
FIXED! Tickets dropdown in event ticket booking form not working
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.8.4 – March 29, 2017

UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements plugin to fix a problem with Causes Shortcode

v1.8.3 – March 24, 2017

NEW! Option to disable links on staff posts in VC shortcake
NEW! Option to order causes/campaigns Ascending/Descending
FIXED! Event tickets count not updating on registration
FIXED! Currency not showing on event ticket booking popup
FIXED! Flex slider styling of theme conflicting with VC flex slider style
UPDATED! Visual Composer plugin
UPDATED! Slider Revolution Plugin
UPDATED! Demo data

v1.8.2 – February 24, 2017

NEW! List style for staff posts
NEW! Option to allow HTML in staff list/grid shortcake
NEW! Option to show rounded and entered staff grid/carousel/list
FIXED! Gallery not showing in single post pages

v1.8.1 – January 16, 2017

FIXED! Visual Composer plugin installation issue
FIXED! Event Category colors on calendar not working

v1.8 – January 13, 2017

NEW! Option to change post types slug and labels
NEW! Option to disable custom post type archives
FIXED! Past events now showing on calendar for the same month

v1.7.3 – January 11, 2017

NEW! Option to set menu in the topper
NEW! Option for one column layout in BORNTOGIVE Team VC Shortcode
NEW! Option to show inactive campaigns in BORNTOGIVE Causes VC Shortcode
FIXED! Categories not getting comma separated in BORNTOGIVE Posts VC Shortcode
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.7.2.1 – December 21, 2016

UPDATED! Revolution Slider Plugin

v1.7.2 – December 08, 2016

NEW! Option to sort campaigns by title, post_date, popularity, ending time in BORNTOGIVE Causes VC shortcode
UPDATED! Visual Composer plugin to latest version
UPDATED! Slider Revolution plugin to latest version
FIXED! Campaign progress percentage will round up on single campaign page
FIXED! Events calendar not showing future events
FIXED! Author name on single posts and author archive showing nickname instead of user’s display name
FIXED! Bug in tabbed widget for tags number

v1.7.1 – November 29, 2016

UPDATED! Visual Composer plugin to v5.0
UPDATED! Slider Revolution plugin to v5.3.0.2
UPDATED! Recur events function
UPDATED! Born To Give Core plugin to add excerpt field for post types
UPDATED! Single event page to link manager name to its email

v1.7 – November 08, 2016

NEW! Option to show Google map and link to event location direction in single event pages
NEW! Option to show hide post meta info on blog and single post pages
UPDATED! Option to show author name and category name on archive posts pages
UPDATED! Revolution Slider
FIXED! Event time bug on single event pages
FIXED! Remove image not working for taxonomy banner image
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.6 – October 15, 2016

NEW! 3 homepage designs added
NEW! Option to show author/category name on single posts and archive pages
NEW! Option to open links in new window for borntogive featured link vc element
NEW! Page designs, sidebars support for Buddy press pages
NEW! Styling support for Charitable plugin paid extensions
UPDATED! Demo data
FIXED! Multiple sidebar megamenu not working
FIXED! If no link is set for borntogive vc featured link element then link is building
FIXED! Charitable my campaigns page not showing campaign summary
FIXED! Testimonial vc element not working with vc shortcodes

v1.5.3 – October 01, 2016

NEW! Option to choose whether to display post date, author, category in BORNTOGIVE VC element
NEW! Option to choose number of words and closing text for BORNTOGIVE Posts VC Element
IMPROVEMENT! Hover effect added for team post grid items
IMPROVEMENT! Now post meta shows with icons instead of static posted by, In text
FIXED! Staff posts closing text now hides if no content limit field is blank or have 0
FIXED! Linkedin, Pinterest and Email share links causes layout break when found custom html in the page content
FIXED! Map API key not getting used for the mic shortcode for map
FIXED! Page design options background color or banner color not showing their field label
FIXED! Auto align menu option not taking correct height
FIXED! Sidebar position not working in single team post page

v1.5.2 – September 27, 2016

NEW! Option to auto align menu with the logo image
NEW! Option to filter posts by author in BORNTOGIVE Posts VC Element
NEW! Author name and category display in default blog page and VC posts element
NEW! Event category and tags added in single event template
NEW! Option to show excerpt/full content in blog page or VC element for posts
UPDATED! BorToGive VC Elements plugin
UPDATED! Demo data
FIXED! Charitable plugin category archive template not working
FIXED! BORNTOGIVE POSTS VC Element not taking full area when no thumbnail is found
FIXED! Cause donation received amount showing extra 2 00 after the amount
FIXED! Cause progress tooltip showing out of viewport when 0 donation received
FIXED! BORNTOGIVE Causes VC Element not working with one column grid layout

v1.5.1 – September 10, 2016

NEW! Option to hide tags from BORNTOGIVE VC Element (Grid View)
UPDATED! Translation .pot file
UPDATED! BTG Core Plugin
UPDATED! Visual Composer Plugin
FIXED! CSS issue with VC full width row class
FIXED! Custom donation amount not appearing in the input
FIXED! Maintenance mode not working
FIXED! LinkedIn share tooltip showing vk share alt text
FIXED! Divider/Separator for events date/time

v1.5 – August 25, 2016

NEW! Option to select default page banner image for all post types
NEW! Theme heading style added for VC custom heading element
FIXED! Taxonomy banner image not working for woo commerce product categories
FIXED! Horizontal scroll when BORNTOGIVE POSTS ELEMENT used in list style
FIXED! Overlay effect on thumbnails not working for BORNTOGIVE POSTS ELEMENT in list style
FIXED! Translations missing for Tabbed widget
FIXED! Share buttons title tooltip translations not working
UPDATED! Demo data
UPDATED! Translation .pot file

v1.4.6 – August 19, 2016

NEW! More typography Theme Options
FIXED! Default inner pages header image not working
FIXED! Banner image showing with revolution slider in header on single campaign, single post and single team pages
FIXED! Some translation were missing from single post template
FIXED! Footer copyrights text escaping the HTML tags 

v1.4.5 – August 16, 2016

NEW! Added 18 Fully Layered PSD Files
FIXED! Past events not showing with borntogive events element (Updated Btg vc elements plugin)
FIXED! css style.css overriding social icons display and content padding on homepage
FIXED! Line Icons not showing in IconBox shortcake (Updated imic shortcodes plugin)

v1.4.4 – August 02, 2016

FIXED! Category filtration not working for Causes VC Element
ADDED! Styling for Charitable Login, Register, Profile and Receipt shortcodes

v1.4.3 – July 29, 2016

NEW! Update borntogive vc elements plugin to allow image size selection for events,gallery, testimonials, posts widget
NEW! Option to hide line under page title at Theme Options > Header > Inner page header
FIXED! Column option not visible for posts list/grid vc element
FIXED! Show hide page title at Theme Options > Header > Inner page header not working
FIXED! When revolution slider/flex slider is chosen for posts/blog pages then the page banner showing underneath it
FIXED! Page post header options not working for page set as posts page for the website at Settings > Reading UPDATED! Demo data

v1.4.2 – July 26, 2016

NEW! gallery pagination option for Gallery VC element
NEW! Linkedin and Phone no. info option for staff posts
FIXED! One column event grid not working VC element 

v1.4.1 – July 20, 2016

 NEW! Option to add your custom bg and text color for Featured Link VC Element
NEW! New field for event posts to add Event Manager name
NEW! Option to show/hide excerpt for event list/grid view
NEW! Option for one column event grid view
FIXED! Pagination for Posts List VC Element not working
FIXED! Category filtering not working for Posts List VC Element
FIXED! Event start time field in the Dashboard not allowing time selection above 12:00 hours

v1.4 – July 14, 2016

NEW! Custom page/post design options
NEW! More styling options at Theme Options
NEW! Post meta data added in single post template
NEW! Social Icons option for footer
NEW! Email icon for social media links in header/footer
UPDATED! Meta Box Show/Hide plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive Core plugin
UPDATED! BornToGive VC Elements Plugin
FIXED! Percent bar jumps to 100% on single campaign page
FIXED! Hide footer if no widget found in the Footer widgets area
FIXED! Header style 3 width issue when boxed layout is active
FIXED! Font family not working for featured link and featured text Visual Composer Element

v1.3.1 – July 02, 2016

NEW! Option to change archive title for all post types at Theme Options
FIXED! Social sharing options not appearing in single post pages
FIXED! Event registration custom URL was not working
FIXED! Book Online button was not getting hidden when event registration is set to disabled

v1.3 – June 30, 2016

NEW! Option to add read more link in team listing element
NEW! Option to limit content show in staff/team listing element
NEW! Excerpt option in team post type
UPDATED! Revolution Slider plugin to latest version 5.2.6
FIXED! Retina logo for sticky header not working
FIXED! A bug in BornToGive VC Elements plugin which is causing data hidden when Posts Listings Element is used on any page

v1.2 – June 25, 2016

NEW! Some styling options added in Theme Options
NEW! Custom color for calendar events option for event category
NEW! Option to change buttons label and header view of the event?s calendar
NEW! Option of category sorting in causes list view as well like grid view
FIXED! Team email links not showing the icon on the front end
FIXED! Team element for Visual Composer not showing the grid correctly
FIXED! Problem with campaign loop custom template

v1.1 – June 09, 2016

 NEW! Categories added for testimonials post type
ADDED! Option to change testimonial full story button, URL and target
UPDATED! Visual Composer to latest version
UPDATED! TGM Plugin activation class to latest version

v1.0.2 – June 07, 2016

UPDATED! TGM Class to latest version
UPDATED! Revolution Slider to latest version
FIXED! Some styling bugs

v1.0.1 – June 01, 2016

FIXED! Custom styling not working dues to bug in borntogive-theme-functions.php
FIXED! Boxed layout not working
FIXED! Testimonial type 1(Story Slider) not showing content showing excerpt instead
FIXED! Call to action vc element styling bug
FIXED! Wrong metabox title for campaign post type

v1 – May 26, 2016

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