Forms have been an integral part of the Almabase platform. Used across various modules like events, giving, directories, etc. Forms help collect the information you need to plan and execute your alumni programs.

Depending on how a form can be used, we have different form types to choose from.

Various Types Of Forms

Here, we will understand what different form types are and when to choose them, depending upon the program you are working on.

For an event or giving campaign on Almabase

Use this form type for the registration form or the payment form of an event or a giving campaign on Almabase.
Note: Other form types are not supported on the events and giving module.

To collect submissions for a directory.

Use this form type to collect information to be published on a Directory.
Note: Other form types cannot be linked to a Directory.

To conduct a survey

Use this form type when collecting information for a survey. You may toggle off identification for anonymous surveys. Then all submitters will be considered participants in a campaign.

To conduct an online competition or campaign.

Use this form type for online campaigns such as throwbacks, polls, etc. Identification is mandatory, and all submitters will be considered participants in a campaign.

To collect requests or applications.

Use this form type to collect applications or special requests from your constituents. Identification is mandatory, and all submitters will be considered as those requesting help from your organization.

To collect responses to an appeal or a request.

Use this form type to collect responses to an outgoing appeal from your organization. Identification is mandatory, and all submitters will be considered as those willing to help your organization.

Custom Campaign

Use this form type to Customize the form configuration to your own needs.

To collect verification data for verification of information to join a community.

If you are setting up Verifications on certain platform features, then use this form type to ask questions that will help you verify a particular user.

To trigger gift-related workflows.

This form type is generally used to collect gift data from syncing with the external databases.


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For any queries or suggestions on different types of forms, write to us at help@almabase.com or through the chat bubble 💬 if you have any questions. 😄


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