Our Favorite Fundraising Platforms for GoFundMe Charity Users

As GoFundMe moves to officially sunset the GoFundMe Charity solution, you may be on the lookout to transition to a new fundraising platform. If you’re having a hard time deciding where to start, we’re here to help!

Double the Donation has compiled resources from some of our favorite online fundraising platform partners to help you make an informed decision about where to start fundraising next.

The best part? All of the following platforms have a native integration with Double the Donation’s most powerful gift matching automation tool, 360MatchPro!

See below for a sneak peek of what each platform has to offer.

Don’t have 360MatchPro yet? Talk to the double the Donation team to take advantage of matching gifts with these awesome platform integrations.

ACD Direct

ACD Direct is a full-service, omni-channel contact solution that has helped over 170 charities raise over a $1.3 billion in donations from tens of millions of donors since 2003.  ACD can help leverage your successful campaign by engaging with your donors and cultivating their investment in your mission for years to come.

Some key features:

  • Flat fee per transaction. No middleman processor or payment gateway.
  • Easy to set up campaigns and donations taken in single, monthly, quarterly or semi-annual increments.
  • Omni-channel donation capture to best suit each donor’s needs via web, text, email or phone.

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Arreva

Arreva has been serving the nonprofit industry for more than three decades and is prepared to help you transition right now from GoFundMe Charity. Further your mission, attract new donors, cultivate and engage existing donors, and raise more money with Arreva’s ExceedFurther, All-in-One, Digital Fundraising and Donor Relationship Management Software, and MaestroAuction OnlineTM and MaestroAuctionTM virtual, live, and silent auction software, Text2Bid® virtual and mobile bidding software, and Text2Fund® text-based donation software and services. 

Some key features:

  • ExceedFurther® provides robust, fully integrated fundraising and donor relationship management capabilities including unlimited webpages for your different giving needs; donation forms, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, recurring giving, tribute giving, event registration, volunteer registration, and much more. 
  • ExceedFurther enables you to promote your story and make online giving simple and practical at the very point of impact. Arreva’s approach brings together households and donor relationships in a unique way to provide a full 360° view of your donors and constituents through robust dashboards and reporting capabilities, to help you make strategic decisions to cultivate, engage, retain, and grow your donor network.
  • Arreva’s MaestroAuction OnlineTM and MaestroAuctionTM virtual, live, and silent auction software, Text2Bid® virtual and mobile bidding software, and Text2Fund® text-based donation software are also helping nonprofits raise billions of dollars through virtual, live, and hybrid fundraising. 

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BetterUnite

BetterUnite is one of the most comprehensive fundraising softwares available – all with no monthly payments, no setup fees and zero commitment. Their innovative fundraising software modules allow you to raise money for your organization in branded and customizable events and virtual events, auctions, walk/run races, crowdfunding campaigns, giving pages and much more. Further, BetterUnite fundraising modules are all supported by a robust donor management tool working on the backend to empower you to capitalize on data-driven fundraising.

Some key features:

  • Events and Virtual Events – industry-leading and fully customizable, embedded live stream, event registrations, immersive guest experiences  
  • Auctions – Live and Silent auction functionality with complete mobile experience 
  • Free Text to Donate feature, with custom text messaging
  • Walk/Run (virtual or IRL) Events
  • Peer-to-Peer Campaigns with customizable fundraiser pages, triggered email responses, team packets and leaderboards
  • Robust donor management tool working on the backend that empowers you to capitalize on data-driven fundraising

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CharityEngine

CharityEngine gives you more of the benefit of your most passionate supporters fundraising on your behalf. After all, personal (or DIY) fundraising is an enormous part of your donors’ journeys. When supporters fundraise outside of your tools, you lose valuable information and control of your brand. CharityEngine makes it easy to build peer-to-peer fundraising sites and personal fundraising pages for individual and teams that automatically integrate with all of your other data and operations. So, no more imports/exports for your staff. Just seamless operations and reporting for you and your most passionate supporters.

Some key features:

  • Peer-to-Peer for your events & DIY tools for birthdays, projects, milestones, & tributes
  • Brand control, payment processing, & marketing automation for you, and complete self-management for your supporters
  • Plus, create additional forms for donations, registrations, or sign-ups

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Classy

Classy is a B Corp Certified social enterprise that helps nonprofits maximize their impact through a suite of world-class online fundraising tools. Nonprofits of every size and cause—from human rights to disaster relief—use Classy to raise money, engage their communities, and advance their missions. From events to donations, to crowdfunding and peer-to-peer campaigns — with Classy you can create a consistent online presence across all of your fundraising.

Some key features:

  • Recurring Giving Management and Migration: Build and manage a community of reliable, recurring support for your mission. Already have a recurring giving program? We’ll migrate your donors for a seamless transition.
  • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Mobilize your supporters and give them the tools to fundraise on your behalf.
  • Campaign Flexibility and Customization: Get creative with customizable fundraising campaigns that tell your story.
  • Platform Ease of Use: Set up beautifully branded fundraising pages and automated emails in minutes, no coding required.

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Donately

Donately provides incredible value in online fundraising. With customizable donation forms, peer-to-peer fundraising, donor management, recurring donations, text messaging, and more, your organization will get all of the top features available for a fraction of the cost of traditional platforms.

Some key features:

  • Customizable, embeddable donation forms
  • Peer-to-Peer fundraising
  • Flexible integrations to thousands of web apps

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DonorDrive

Drive more revenue for your cause with the enterprise-level fundraising platform that has a proven track record of driving growth for nonprofits. DonorDrive provides a better all-around experience for nonprofit staff, fundraisers, and donors. With over 20 years of innovation, DonorDrive has helped hundreds of nonprofits grow and become industry leaders.

Some key features:

  • Advanced virtual fundraising capabilities including activity tracking and livestream fundraising
  • Supports event registration and fundraising experience for peer-to-peer fundraising that coaches participants to raise more
  • One-time & recurring donations through customizable Donation Campaigns with many payment options on a beautiful, mobile-first experience
  • Enterprise-level admin controls with event and campaign templates, robust reporting, automated communications
  • Open APIs & a wide range of powerful fundraising integrations (including Double the Donation)

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Fundraise Up

Fundraise Up is aware that GoFundMe Charity is shuttering the fundraising-dedicated site, leaving many nonprofits potentially in a tough situation. They have a solution!

Fundraise Up leverages AI, machine learning, and data science to reduce friction in the online donation experience and double your donation revenue.

Some key features:

  • The Fundraise Up Elements library is a conversion-driven, fully customizable suite of buttons, forms and meters.
  • The new QR Code Element means you can now generate a code that when scanned, directs supporters to a Campaign’s Checkout.

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Funraise

Funraise is fundraising software that was developed by nonprofits for nonprofits. As an all-in-one, user-friendly solution, Funraise provides fundraisers with the tools they need to empower donors and further their mission. This platform provides donation forms, fundraising websites and a donor CRM to help you raise more money, tame donor management and customize online donation collection.

Some key features:

  • Create beautiful online donation sites with an easy-to-use fundraising website builder
  • Nurture donor relationships with nonprofit email campaigns based on fundraising activity.
  • Manage donor data with an intuitive CRM that is built to nurture and track your supporter relationships

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Givebutter

Givebutter was founded in 2016 out of a college dorm room in Washington, DC as one of the first crowdfunding platforms geared specifically towards students. Today, Givebutter offers a full suite of online fundraising technology for payments, campaigns, and events of all kinds, powering more than $100 million in donations per year for over 35,000 organizations and causes. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the fundraising industry, Givebutter is proud to be named a 2020 FrontRunner by Software Advice and #1 Highest Rated Fundraising Software by G2.

Some key features:

  • Collect donations online and in-person with ease. Givebutter enables cash, check, credit and debit card, Venmo, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and even text-to-donate payments.
  • Sell a variety of ticket types and manage events, from livestream campaigns to international walk-a-thons. 
  • Enjoy zero platform fees and complete transparency. Only pay for payment processing fee of 2.9% + $0.30 transaction fee, which Givebutter donors can cover for you (95% do).

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GiveForms

GiveForms is a powerful online donation platform that lets you seamlessly embed a form on your website, allowing visitors to donate using credit card, PayPal, Google Pay or bank transfers. With a focus on intuitive, human-centered design, the GiveForms goal is to help you increase your online donations.

Some key features:

  • A customizable donation page optimized for mobile
  • Embeddable donation forms directly on your website
  • Donor dashboard to help you search, view and export your donations
  • Helps keep track of donations and which campaign each is associated with
  • Monthly recurring donations and social sharing options
  • Funds automatically transferred to your bank account
  • Multiple payment methods offered on a single form
  • Doesn’t require redirecting to a 3rd party website
  • Low transaction fees

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GiveGab

GiveGab is one of the top Giving Day and year-round fundraising solutions trusted by community foundations, nonprofit networks, public media outlets, hospitals, and educational institutions of all sizes. With a mission to make it incredibly easy for fundraising professionals to be great at their jobs, GiveGab can help you experience the joy of fundraising!

Some key features:

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GiveSignUp | RunSignUp

GiveSignup | RunSignup is a leading all-in-one Support Engagement platform for endurance events and fundraising. More than 22,000 events, including over 9,000 nonprofits, use the GiveSignup | RunSignup free and integrated registration, nonprofit ticketing & fundraising solutions to save time, grow events, and raise more money for their organizations.

Some key features:

  • Ticket Events: GiveSignup is the only ticketing platform purpose-built for nonprofits, giving you the technology and full control to grow your event and raise more from automated rewards and fully customizable event websites to integrated donations and free email marketing.
  • Fundraising Campaigns: Create unlimited DIY and peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns with GiveSignup’s free and easy-to-use solution. Raise more with the free GiveSignup – Facebook Fundraiser integration and free, easy-to-build websites.
  • Virtual, Hybrid, and In-Person Events: Turn your participants into advocates with the leading all-in-one registration and fundraising platform for run, walk, and ride events used by more than 9,000 nonprofits to raise more and engage supporters.

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GivingFuel

One of the world’s simplest and most affordable donation platforms, GivingFuel helps people and organizations fundraise to change the world.

GivingFuel offers the ability to create beautiful donation pages plus other fundraising tools like peer-to-peer, event registration, and text-to-give. Already one of the most affordable platforms, GivingFuel is currently offering six months free on their Pro and Enterprise plans.

Some key features:

  • Donation Pages
  • Donor Management
  • Peer to Peer
  • 2,000+ Integrations
  • Text to Give
  • Employer Matching with 360MatchPro by Double the Donation
  • Free and friendly support & onboarding

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Hopsie

Hopsie is a Fundraising Application that provides custom, white label, and responsive giving pages to nonprofits at an affordable price. The core features include donation forms, crowdfunding projects, Peer 2 Peer campaigns, and transactional emails for post gift automated communications.

Some key features:

  • White Label Donation Forms, Peer 2 Peer & Crowdfunding Pages 
  • Automated Tax Receipts and Post Donation Drip Emails
  • No Platform Fees

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Kindest

Kindest brings modern marketing methods to the online fundraising world with simple and easy to use tools. Their platform combines email campaigns, scheduling and SMS marketing with powerful CRM, donor engagement and integrated analytics. This sophisticated yet simple combination takes all important fundraising use cases under one roof.

Some key features:

  • Fundraising pages: Create clean, functional fundraising pages with milestones and donation tiers.
  • SMS Marketing: Engage with your donors on a more personal level by sending text messages right from Kindest.
  • Email automations: Communicating with your donors has never been easier with Kindest email automation series that make thanking, following up, or recapturing donations easy.

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OneCause

OneCause is a leader in the fundraising tech space, specializing in virtual events and all forms of online giving (especially peer-to-peer fundraising). This complete set of fundraising tools can help you acquire, motivate, and empower more supporters to take part and spread the word about your cause. A highly-flexible solution, OneCause supports all types of peer-to-peer activities, including DIY fundraising, runs and walks, virtual campaigns, awareness days, and ambassador fundraising.

Some key features:

  • Highly-customizable branding, registration, and campaign options
  • A range of gamification tools to boost engagement and energy
  • Social media feed integrations, social listening, and automatic reply functionalities

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Qgiv

Qgiv believes that outstanding causes deserve outstanding software designed with your unique needs in mind. They help nonprofits raise more with a comprehensive suite of fundraising tools, including award-winning donation forms, event registration, peer-to-peer fundraising, text giving with outbound messaging, and auction events. Unlimited users with unlimited access to tools and support, no long-term contracts, and integrations with powerful CRM and email tools make it easy for nonprofits to experiment with new technology and grow their digital fundraising programs.

Some key features:

  • Unlimited donation and event forms, users, support, and training
  • $0/month for the Start package, featuring award-winning donation forms with single and multi-step layouts, impact images, recurring upgrade prompts, thermometers, and Facebook donation form integration
  • Add and remove additional fundraising packages as you need them—never pay for tools you don’t need

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RaiseDonors

Complicated, clunky software is costing you donors. RaiseDonors helps nonprofit teams get it right with an intuitive, flexible platform designed to build better donor relationships and increase impact with confidence.

Inefficient software is frustrating for your donors and your team. It derails your day, wastes your time, and stalls your growth. Technology should remove barriers. It should be intuitive. And it should help you do more. RaiseDonors helps scale your team’s impact without the stress.

Some key features:

  • Quickly launch beautiful, embeddable, secure donation pages
  • Automate personalized follow-up with donors
  • Integrate all data with essential systems
  • Empower donors by making self-service easy

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Raklet

Raklet is an all-in-one nonprofit management software designed with both donors and volunteers in mind. With Raklet, your organization can fundraise, create events and so much more – all with easy-to-use technology. Their robust solution delivers a wide variety of features so that you can power donor engagements and fuel your mission.

Some key features:

  • Manage memberships by collecting applications and payments online
  • Drive donations with impactful donation forms
  • Organize events with online ticket sales and guest check-in functionality

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Soapbox Engage

Soapbox Engage is a powerful set of online apps for changemakers. With their Donations app, you can easily create an unlimited number of engaging, mobile-friendly donation forms. Your transactions are processed on your website and saved directly to Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics, radically reducing overhead so you can spend more time on your mission. Interested in learning more? Watch a demo or start a free trial!

Some key features:

  • Accept one-time or sustaining gifts, and offer pre-defined payment amounts specific to each frequency.
  • Allow visitors to customize their own gift amount, share a dedication, or sign up for your newsletter.
  • Easily customize the appeal and confirmation experience with text, images, or video to create a compelling ask that gets results.
  • Choose from a variety of payment gateways for seamless processing.

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With all these options to choose from, you’re bound to find the fundraising platform that’s right for you for this season and for years to come!

About Double the Donation: Automate your matching gift fundraising with the industry-leading solution from Double the Donation. The 360MatchPro platform provides nonprofits with tools to identify match-eligible donors, drive matches to completion, and gain actionable insights. 360MatchPro integrates directly into donation forms, CRMs, social fundraising software, and other nonprofit technology solutions to capture employment information and follow up appropriately with donors about matching gifts.