Author: Keith Lau,

January 31st, 2018


(1) StartSomeGood


StartSomeGood is a crowdfunding platform which gives you expert advice on your crowdfunding campaign。


  • Personalized feedback and support.
  • Donors won’t be charged unless the project gets the minimum needed to launch


  • Project submission is free and 5% service fee on fundraising.



It makes it easy for individuals, groups, social causes and non-profits to fundraise online with no tipping points or hassle. Like most platform, it has 3 steps approach: create pages, share the story, and raise money.

  • Social Media Integration with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and many other social media sites
  • Website Integration using widgets
  • Easy report creation for 501(c)3 nonprofits, making legal compliance simple and streamlined


  • It is free to setup and charges 5% + credit card fees (2.9% + 30 cents) for each donation processed.


(3) Pozible

Pozible provides the platform for project creators to present their ideas to a connected audience, worldwide.  It claims that it has the highest success rate of any platform with the current rate of 57%

  • Pozible has multiple categories like art, technology, photography, technology, and performance.
  • Once you have chosen and categorized your project, you also need to choose rewards to give your benefactors.


  • Pozible offers three tiers for fees ranged from 3-5% based on the project size.


(4) Fundly

Online fundraising platform, Fundly is fast, easy, and has no raise requirements or start-up fees.


  • Donation Management,
  • Email Marketing,
  • Online Payment Processing, and
  • Task Management & Workflow.


  • Fundly platform fee 4.9% + credit card processing fee 2.9% + $.30/transaction


(5) FirstGiving

Online fundraising platform, FirstGiving claimed to make the impact of more than 5,000 nonprofits and schools.


  • Create branded fundraising and event pages in minutes
  • Cut your donation fees in half with “Donor Pay the Fee”
  • Integrate your online fundraising and donor management with GiftWorks Cloud


  • Peer-to-Peer Donation Fee: 5% Fee and 2.5% credit card processing fee.
  • General Donation/Event Registration Fee: 4.25%.


(6) CrowdRise


CrowdRise is a part of GoFundMe and with billions of dollars raised on our platforms.
CrowdRise is an innovative, cost-effective online fundraising website for personal fundraising pages, non-profit fundraising and event fundraising.


  • All-in-one solution and offers API integration


  • Starter: Free to get started, 6% platform fee, 2.9% + 0.30 payment processing
  • Premium:  3% platform fee, 2.9% + 0.30 payment processing
  • Enterprise: Need to contact them for custom pricing.


(7) Classy


It is an online and mobile fundraising platform. It claimed to trusted by 3,000+ of the world’s top nonprofits & social enterprises.


  • Supports peer-to-peer fundraising methods and integration with Salesforce, Google AdWords.


  • It is not an open pricing model and the pricing is based on the needs of the client.


(8) Chuffed


A similar to most donation fundraising platform, Chuffed is for nonprofits only. There is no platform fee or transaction fee.


5 steps model,

  • Decide -On a social cause project you’re passionate about
  • Connect – With 2-3 people who also care about your project
  • Create – A campaign page on to raise funds
  • Promote- Use your team to promote your campaign
  • Act -Use funds raised to do your project and tell people about it


  • Chuffed only charges credit card processing fees while leaving the rest of your money to your nonprofit.


(9) Causes


Causes claimed to be the world’s largest online campaigning platform. 1billion actions taken by 186 million registered users in 156 countries


  • Like other fundraising platforms, you can create your own campaign and share with your supporters.


  • Causes is an ad-based platform, so all campaigns are conducted free of charge.


(10) CauseVox


CauseVox provides crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising platform and tools.


  • Built-in fundraising tools to ensure you can easily design and launch an inspiring online peer-to-peer fundraising campaign without IT or a designer.
  • Four key features: design & customization, mobile optimized, donation processing, and Safe & Secure.


  • Three packages: Free, Lite, and Standard from $0 to $155 monthly charge
  • Plus 2% CauseVox fee* on donation pages or, + 4.25 to 5% CauseVox fee* on campaigns.




Instead of relying on donation, CharityiBonus is a very innovative concept of social fund-raising based on cashback from airline and hotel booking.

It has affiliation with major traveling sites such as,,,


  • Sign up is very simple. Tweet a message #join to @charityibonus from your Twitter account.
  • The system will reply you with a hyperlink and QR code to your personal page. The page contains special links to major travel booking sites.
  • You can promote your page to your supporters. While your supporters use this link to book hotels and airlines, you will get cash back from 1-5%


No monthly charge. CharityiBonus charges 20% administration fee of your cash back earned from your supporters.