GoFundMe: Best in Crowdfunding 4+

Fundraise & Accept Donations

GoFundMe Inc.

    • Free

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Description

The GoFundMe app is your all-in-one place to create and manage your online fundraiser on the go. This includes the ability to receive up-to-date donation alerts and easily thank and update your donors. Our fundraising features make it easy to share your story far and wide to raise money for yourself or the people and causes you care about.

• Get started in minutes: Set up your fundraiser and share it with supporters in just a few simple steps

• Receive updates in real time: Never miss a donation or an important update about your fundraiser with timely app notifications

• Post updates on the go: Record and share video updates or simply post photo or text updates within the app to let supporters know about your fundraising progress

• Quickly respond to donors: Send thank-you messages to your fundraiser supporters at any time from anywhere

What’s New

Version 5.5.8

We're constantly working to provide you with an even better experience through the GoFundMe app.

This updates covers the following:
- Various bug fixes, performance and UX improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20.2K Ratings

20.2K Ratings

honeybunneycombs ,

Great idea

I love the idea of go fund me. The idea that people who are in need can have someplace to ask those in a better position to help out is genius. For people who are looking to donate to something not someone and doesn’t know what or where to do it this is so amazing. My only wish is that there was some way to help get your “message” or “wish” or “fund” more out there and seen than just sharing. For people who don’t have easy access to people or many contacts on social media or real life it can be really difficult to get donations. For example mines been up for a few weeks and I only have two donations. I’m running out of time and thinking I’m going to have to sell literally everything I own. Otherwise this app has really helped so many people. I only wish it was easier to help those that haven’t made much money yet. All the main screens show the “highest donated” pages where they have met or surpassed their goal. What of those that still need money? That’s all I’m saying. Based on my experience.

Laura4968 ,

Need help line!

I am very happy with my experience with GoFundMe. Honestly, the only reason I didn’t give you 5 stars is because of 1 single problem. That being the fact that there isn’t a way to call and speak to someone if you run into an issue. I had an issue with my password and got locked out for a little while. Of course there is the regular “forgot password”, but for some reason it just wouldn’t work for me causing me to become very frustrated to the point of just giving up for a week or so.

Thankfully, when I went back to try again, it worked just fine. HOWEVER, at that point, we had a difficult time setting up withdrawals and never really figured out why except the specifics bank was not one to choose from. Thankfully there was a way to do it manually by just putting in the bank account info. Then at that point, we were told it would take 2-5 business days to transfer the money, which I understand. However, if we had known that a little earlier, we could have done it before the bill we needed to pay came due.

Honestly, some of these problems may have been “user error”, but, if I had been able to speak to a person, they could have walked me through it and alleviate my anxiety. Other than these issues, we have been very pleased with the app and the responses received.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so sorry to hear about the trouble you experienced, If our team can be of any assistance, you can reach us here: https://www.gofundme.com/contact/suggest. They are more than happy to help.

WindyFaan ,

Shameful Embarrassment

Who are you to decide if a charity or a movement people believe in is acceptable or not? Thieves who claim they will give other people’s money to “approved” charity of their choosing? What an absolute narcissistic control move. Firstly, it is not your money, it is the money of the donors and the supporters who are wishing for good things, offering support, hope, charity and unity, all for something they believe in. Secondly, you don’t get to decide for other people what they should believe in. Not your money! And you are not the arbiters of other people’s beliefs! Shame on you for masquerading as means of connecting people and providing support access to charities and peaceful movements. A sham! You ought to be ashamed of yourselves, crooks, and cronies! What kind of degenerate steals money from the donation box only to turn around and suggest giving it to someone or something else? Those donations should only be given to the intended parties, end of discussion. Just outright dishonest, and false at your very core. I think this would also count as a clear violation of the section of the consumer protection act that highlights what can be considered fraud, based on the contractual expectations between the consumer, and the service provider. If you donated money that was then redirected to a different organization without your clear consent, then there are plenty of grounds here for FRAUD CLAIMS!

App Privacy

The developer, GoFundMe Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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