Givebutter vs GoFundMe

See for yourself why Givebutter is a better way to give

Givebutter

G2
4.8
Quality of Support
97%
Ease of Use
96%
Meets Requirements
92%
Ease of Doing Business With
98%
Ease of Setup
97%

Return on Investment

Average: 5 Months

Go-Live Time

1 day or less

57%

1 month or less

40%

Givebutter pricing

2.9% + 30¢

With Givebutter, there are no subscriptions, contracts, penalties, or hidden fees—ever. Givebutter is free thanks to Optional Tips from donors. If you'd prefer to hide Tips, a small Platform Fee of 1–5% applies instead. Here's a breakdown:

  • Donation Forms - 0% with Tips | 1% without Tips
  • Fundraising Pages - 0% with Tips | 3% without Tips
  • Events - 0% with Tips | 5% without Tips

All transactions include standard Processing Fees of 2.9% + 30¢ for all payment methods except ACH, which offers a reduced rate of 1.9% + 30¢ per transaction.

Did you know? More than 95% of donors on Givebutter cover fees when asked, resulting in an average campaign fee of less than 1%.

vs

GoFundMe

G2
3.4
Quality of Support
80
%
Ease of Use
86
%
Meets Requirements
85
%
Ease of Doing Business With
%
Ease of Setup
%

Return on Investment

Average:

Months

Go-Live Time

1 day or less

%

1 month or less

%

GoFundMe

pricing

2.9% + 30¢

Donors CAN'T cover fees

GoFundMe hides credit card fees from donors and asks them for tips as high as 15% to support their platform, which they make quite difficult to opt out of. Donors CAN'T cover fees.

Methodology

Our editorial team sources comparison metrics directly from sites like G2, Capterra, Trustpilot, BBB, InHerSight, Comparably, Glassdoor, and more. Score data gathered on July 1 2022.

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Givebutter is the leader in
online fundraising

According to G2, Givebutter is the leading Fundraising Software in all of the following categories:

  • Quality of Support
  • Ease of Use
  • Ease of Setup
  • Likelihood to Recommend
Givebutter is #1 on G2 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Mid-Market High Performer for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Donor Management Momentum Leader for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Fundraising Best Relationship Small-Business for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Fundraising Mid-Market Easiest Admin for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Fundraising Mid-Market Easiest Setup for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Fundraising Mid-Market Easiest to Use for Summer 2022
Givebutter is the G2 Fundraising Small-Business Leader for Summer 2022

Givebutter is a better way to give