Every day, hundreds of Americans start fundraisers for basic necessities like food, housing, and utilities. The Essentials Fund distributes cash grants to help individuals make ends meet and find paths to stability.
Donate once, help many
Provide support for multiple people in need of a little extra help with a single donation.
Quick and direct
Deliver funds directly to people who are asking for help.
Donate with confidence
The GoFundMe Giving Guarantee provides a full refund for up to a year in the rare case something isn't right.
Your donation to GoFundMe.org is tax-deductible in the US.
Learn how donations to this fund can help those who receive a grant by watching this video below:
If you have or know a fundraiser that may qualify for a grant, please submit it here for review.
If you would like to donate to this Fund via stock, ACH/wire, crypto, DAF, check, or by Private Foundation please visit https://www.gofundme.org/off-platform-donations/ and we will add your donation to this fund as an offline donation so that your contribution is recognized on this Fund page.
GoFundMe.org is a 501(c)(3) public charity (EIN 81-2279757). Its mission is to provide fast and effective relief to victims of disaster, and to fund education and other charitable initiatives. Since 2017, GoFundMe.org has raised over $150 million, for distribution to nonprofit organizations serving the same mission, and to individuals who are part of the charitable class. It strives to eliminate the paradox of choice for donors by providing a centralized place to give, knowing that those dollars are disbursed to the right organizations and people. GoFundMe.org operated at a 96% efficient rate, meaning that $.96 on every dollar given, goes straight to delivering help, not our admin costs. Donations to this fund are tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law. Money will be given at the discretion of GoFundMe.org as the need arises.