Is JustGiving a legitimate charity? JustGiving is a for-profit organisation but Goode says that all the funds the website generates are ploughed back into the global business, which has raised more than $4.2bn (£3.4bn) in 164 countries since it was launched in 2001.

How much does it cost to use JustGiving? It’s free to sign up and create a Crowdfunding Page on JustGiving and at the end of your campaign, we’ll send everything you raise to you directly, minus card-processing costs. The cost per transaction amount for donations made in GBP via debit or credit card is 2.9% plus 25p.

What percentage does JustGiving take from donations? JustGiving fees

Similarly, JustGiving offer 0% platform fees for, but impose transaction fees of 2.9% + £0.25 for crowdfunding. UK charities also incur transaction fees of 1.9% + £0.20 fees. JustGiving also keeps 5% of the Gift Aid although charities can opt out of this.

What percentage of money does JustGiving keep? We deduct the payment processing cost on each donation of 1.9% + 20p. If the donation is made is a currency other than GBP, the processing fee becomes 2.9% + 20p. If the donation is eligible for Gift Aid, we claim the Gift Aid from HMRC on behalf of the charity.

Is JustGiving a legitimate charity? – Additional Questions

Which is better GoFundMe or JustGiving?

GoFundMe has a 0% platform fee while JustGiving takes 5% of the Gift Aid added to each donation you make to a charity.

Does JustGiving make a profit?

Profits at the online fundraising platform JustGiving more than doubled in 2019 after it recorded double digit growth in charity sign-ups, latest figures show. The company’s accounts for 2019 show it recorded a profit of nearly £9.4m, a £5.6m increase on the previous year.

How long do JustGiving payments take?

We’re not able to make any guarantees as to exactly when funds will be received, however it typically takes 4-6 working days for funds to reach your account once you’ve requested a withdrawal, or once your page has closed.

Who is JustGiving owned by?

JustGiving was acquired by U.S.-based Blackbaud, Inc. for £95 million in October 2017.

How do you make money on JustGiving?

Boost your fundraising / Top 10 Fundraising tips!
  1. Upload a photo.
  2. Set a target.
  3. Show donors what their support will do.
  4. Tell your story.
  5. Email your contacts in groups.
  6. Tweet your page.
  7. Put your page link in your email signatures.
  8. Thank your donors.

How long does a JustGiving page last?

Pages are automatically set to run for 120 days but you can edit this by visiting the ‘Page settings’ tab – the minimum page duration is 30 days, but you can also extend your page so that it’s live for up to one year.

What happens to JustGiving money?

Your withdrawals:

Once the funds have been withdrawn and fully processed on our side, the status of your payment will change to ‘Paid’ under the ”Your withdrawals” section. We make payments via BACs transfer, so they usually take 2-3 working days to reach you once the status changes to ‘Paid’.

Where does the money go on JustGiving?

Sending it to Charity

Once a week the money that you raise on your page is sent to the cause you have chosen to support, minus our small charges and the transaction costs that all payment providers charge.

How do you use JustGiving?

Just follow the steps below to create your page for a charity:
  1. Log into your account and click ‘Start Fundraising’.
  2. Click “A Charity”, to the question “What are you raising money for?”
  3. Search for the cause you want to support.
  4. Select the event you’re doing.

Does JustGiving have an app?

Introduction. The JustGiving app (the “App”) is owned and operated by Giving.com Limited (“JustGiving”). This privacy policy (the “App Privacy Policy”), explains how JustGiving may use the information we collect about you when you use the App and our website.

How do I share my JustGiving page on Facebook?

There are a few different ways you can do this:
  1. Log in to your account, visit your Fundraising Page and click ‘Share’
  2. Add your Fundraising Page web address to your Facebook status or Tweet. Copy and paste page URL straight into your Facebook status or Tweet.

How do you put a video on JustGiving?

Scroll down and you’ll see a box giving you the option to ‘write an update’ for your supporters. Simply type the message you want to leave, click ‘Add photo’, ‘Add video’ or ‘Tag Facebook friends’, follow the steps through and then hit ‘Post’.

Why is my JustGiving page not showing donations?

We’ll also send a receipt to the email address provided. If your donation is not appearing on the page and you have not received an email this may mean there was a problem with the payment process. If you’re not sure whether your donation has been processed, please get in touch with us and we can check for you.

Can you post videos on JustGiving?

Once your Crowdfunding Page is up and running, it’s super important to let your supporters know how you’re doing, as well as thanking them for their support. You can add photos, videos and tag Facebook friends in your updates – they’ll appear on the left hand side of your Page underneath your Story.

Can you add a photo to a JustGiving page?

Add photos

To do this, click on ‘Media’ at the top of the screen and then under Add a photo, click, ‘Select photo’. Choose the photo from your device and add a caption (up to 40 characters). Press ‘Upload photo’ to finish. If you have problems, you’ll probably need to resize your image.

Can JustGiving be anonymous?

Popular donation questions / How can I donate anonymously or hide the donation amount? Just leave the box blank that says ‘Your name (optional)’. This is in the second step of the donation process. To hide your donation amount from the page, make sure to tick the box next to ‘Hide donation amount from public view’.

How do I increase my JustGiving target?

You should then see ‘Edit page’ at the top right side of your Page:
  1. From here you can make changes to your target, name, bio, cover photo, location and story by scrolling down. Once you’re done click ‘Save and view’.
  2. Hit ‘Continue’ if you’re yet to submit your page for approval.

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