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How GoFundMe Works

GoFundMe is the best place to fundraise, whether you are an individual, group, or organizations.

1

Start your campaign

  • Set your fundraising goal
  • Tell your story
  • Add a picture or video

2

Share with family and friends

  • Send emails
  • Send text messages
  • Share on social media

3

Manage donations

  • Accept donations
  • Thank donors
  • Withdraw funds

Fast, free, and safe

Millions trust GoFundMe as the #1 online fundraising expert. That’s why more people use GoFundMe than any other platform—and have raised more money than anywhere else.

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“This website rocks! I raised close to $10,000 in less than 48 hours for my nephew’s medical needs, and your customer service was so prompt and helpful.”

— Monica S.

raised $16,000 on GoFundMe

The leader in online fundraising

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Donor protection guarantee

GoFundMe has the first and only guarantee in the industry.

Simple setup

You can personalize and share your GoFundMe in just a few minutes.

0% platform fee

With a 0% platform fee, you get to keep even more of your money.

Mobile app

The GoFundMe app makes it easy to launch and manage your campaign on the go.

Social reach

Harness the power of social media to spread your story and get more support.

24/7 expert advice

Our best-in-class Customer Happiness agents will answer your questions, day or night.