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Givebutter Pricing

Free Fundraising, Forever

All features are free thanks to optional tips we receive from donors. If you'd prefer to disable tips, a small platform fee applies instead.

Optional Tips

Platform Fees

None

1% Donation Form
3% Fundraising Page
5% Event or Auction

Processing Fees

2.9% + 30¢

Covered by 95%
of donors

“Honestly, Givebutter is the best thing that I’ve ever done for my nonprofit's financial success.”

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Lisa Hilas
Saving Gracie

95% of donors cover fees on Givebutter

For every
$1,000 raised

$995 goes to
your mission.*

*Seriously! Because most donors cover fees and Givebutter is free to use, the average campaign keeps 99.5% of all funds raised. Smooth as butter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Princess Buttercup
How is Givebutter free, forever?

Givebutter is free thanks to optional tips we receive from donors, and we are committed to remaining free, forever. This means that every time we release a new feature (and we release a lot of them!) you will always get access for free.

Max Friedman
Co-founder, CEO
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Ali Butterson
What are tips? Can I turn them off?

Tips are optional contributions that help cover the cost of everything Givebutter provides, including unlimited use of our modern fundraising tools and live customer support.

Tips can be turned off or on at any time, for any campaign. While tips are off, a small platform fee applies based on campaign type (1% - Donation Forms, 3% - Fundraising Pages, 5% - Events or Auctions).

Kait Cogswell
Customer Success
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Bread Pitt
What are processing fees?

All transactions include a standard processing fee of 2.9% + 30¢ for all payment methods except for ACH, which offers a reduced rate of 1.9% + 30¢ per transaction. You can choose to hide, show, or require these fees in the form.

Chris Bohn
Customer Support
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Marge Erin
How does the average campaign keep more than 99% of all funds raised?

Over 95% of donors across all campaigns on Givebutter have chosen to cover the entire fee associated with their donation, leading to an average overall fee of just 0.5%.

In the rare event that a donor decides not to cover their fee, it is deducted from the full donation amount in real-time. Your organization receives the remainder without actually paying anything out of pocket.

Mark Rummel
VP of Customer Experience
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Jane Dough
Do I have to pay extra for support?

Nope 🤗

Our award-winning support team is here to help. You can also request a demo from our Customer Success team to answer all your questions over Zoom. We’re excited to hear from you!

Sunny Ellis
Customer Support
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Pat O’Butter
Are there any hidden fees, contracts, subscriptions, or penalties?

None whatsoever!

Every feature on Givebutter is completely free for you to use and you will never receive a bill from us. This lets your organization spend less on overhead and more on your mission.

If we do a good job, you can leave us a tip :)

Becca Bluford
Customer Support
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Baker Hayfield
What payment methods do you support?

We have partnered with Stripe and PayPal to offer the widest selection of modern payment methods available, including Venmo, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, ACH, and all major credit/debit cards.

Holly Warren
Customer Success
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Rocky Roll
Do you offer ACH?

We sure do 👍

Unlike some other platforms, Givebutter charges less for ACH transactions. All payment methods include a standard processing fee of 2.9% + 30¢ except ACH, which offers a reduced rate of 1.9% + 30¢ per transaction. Perfect for larger donations or sponsorships!

Lyla Foley
Customer Support
Breadley Cooper
How do payouts work?

We know how important it is for you to get the funds you raise quickly and securely, which is why we don't impose any limits or fees on payouts, and provide several options for you to do so:

  • Direct deposit via bank account (2-3 business days)
  • Direct deposit via debit card (2-3 business days)
  • Send to beneficiary (contact us)
  • Automated deposits (available to verified nonprofits)
Stephen Kao
Customer Success
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Dear Dairy
How do we get Venmo donations if we don’t have Venmo?

Givebutter is the first platform to allow your donors to pay for their donations using Venmo. Venmo is another built-in payment method option for your donor’s convenience, and there’s no set-up or Venmo account required on your side! Funds from all payment methods (credit card, Venmo, debit card, PayPal, and more) are simply transferred into your account whenever you request a payout.

Solaris Blackwood
Customer Support
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