FundMe.
Social crowdfunding for everyone.

FundMe helps like you
to create social crowdfunding campaigns in 5 minutes or less.

Some of the latest campaigns
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Low, transparent fees
You keep 95%We keep 3.9%*
Transaction fees start at 1%
FundMe makes it easy

We make it easy for you to create crowdfunding campaigns

5 minute set-up

Setting up an account is easy, and you can start setting up your campaign immediately, in English and in Hebrew.

Credit card and PayPal

Receive payments by Visa, Mastercard, Diners, American Express, Isracard and by PayPal.

Flexible campaigns

Set a goal for your fundraising campaign. But if you don't reach it - you still get everything that you've raised.

International

Receive payments in 17 currencies, and non-profit donations are tax-deductible from the US, UK, and Canada.

Happy Fundraising

Personalized service in English and Hebrew, personal meetings, and 4-types of campaigns to choose from.

Instant receipting

We'll send out receipts by email to all of your contributors, so there's no extra work for you to do.

We've already thought of it, so you don't have to.

We'll stop fraud before it costs you money

We automatically process recurring donations every month, and contact your donors if a payment fails

We'll rescue donations of donors who tried to make donations but didn't succeed.

We'll take care of all of your bookkeeping and bank reconciliation, so you can focus on fundraising.

Both you and your supporters receive an account to manage your donations.

We give you support by phone, email, live chat, and Whatsapp.

4 types of campaigns

Pick the type of campaign that maximizes your fundraising.

Classic

The classic funding campaign. Set yourself a fundraising goal and collect donations.

2x, 3x, 4x matching

Every donation on your campaign is doubled, tripled, or quadrupled!

Create a crowdfunding campaign and recruit masses of small or large donations from donors in Israel and around the world.

Create your campaign

Raise twice, three times, or four times as much you ever thought you could. With a Matching Campaign, a donor agrees to match every donation that your donors make. You come home with twice as many donations, and the match incentivizes your donors to give!

Create your campaign

Rewards

Offer your donors prizes, gifts, or recognition in return for their donation.

Teams

Create a fundraising team - great for marathons and major fundraising events!

Offer your donors rewards in return for their donation.
Crowdfunding campaigns have swept the world because they allow donors to get something back in exchange for their donations.

Create your campaign

Let your supporters join your cause. In a click, donors can add their pictures and message to your campaign and create their own personalized campaign. Great for Marathon and sports fundraising teams.

Create your campaign

Security is our #1 priority

Over 60% of non-profits and companies were victims of hacking and fraud last year. Most don't even know it. Don't be a victim - let Israel's nonprofit leader ensure the security of your online donation platform.

Questions & Answers


Non-profit organizations
The donations that you raise on FundMe will be processed like all other donations on the IsraelGives platform.

Companies or Independent Contractors (עוסק מורשה)
If you're an individual fundraising for a social cause, all donations will be processed through our non-profit partner, the IsraelGives Foundation. The foundation will receive the donations on your behalf, receipt the donors, and then either help to fund your social cause or project directly, or in cases when you raise less than ₪50,000 transfer you the funds directly.
Companies, Independent Contractors, and Individuals
Click here to set up your account

Nonprofit organizations
First, Click here to create a free IsraelGives account. In setting up your account, there are a few things that you'll need to do:
Then you can go ahead and create your campaign.
Your campaign can be in both Hebrew and in English. Any donation received on one language's page will appear on the other language page as well. In both language campaigns, you can receive donations in 14 global currencies. If you're fundraising for a non-profit organization, all donations from the US, UK, Canada, and often Israel are tax-deductible.

You chose a cause to fundraise for, created a campaign, shared it with friends and family and asked them to open their heart and pocket. But now - what's next? How can you promote your campaign to the next level?

Here are a few winning techniques to upgrade your campaign and transform it from "Family and friends campaign" to a real crowdfunding campaign:

1. Transform your friends and family into "Good Will Ambassadors"

After you shared the campaign with friends and family, ask them to help you a little bit more for your cause and become your "Good Will Ambassadors".

Ask them to share the campaign with their own close family and friends and social circles. Ask them to promote the campaign and share it on their Facebook pages and other social networks. This will help you boost the campaign exposure tremendously. You can never know who may see their post – it might be a significant donor.

2. Post a personal word about the campaign on social media.

In the past, word of mouth was a main marketing tool. These days, when everything is digitalized and being communicated via computers and mobile devices – social media became the new word-of-mouth. Interesting and touching content alongside a capturing image may go viral on social media and boost your campaign - all for free.

Each platform has its own type of suitable content.

For Facebook:

Create an authentic post which best describes the campaign. Tag friends and family in it and share it in relevant groups. Think wide and creative while searching for such groups. Wider exposure will lead to more donations for your campaign.

For YouTube:

Shoot an original clip from your own mobile device which best describes your campaign. Upload it to YouTube. Don't forget to post the campaign page link at the end of the clip so that people will be able to donate.

For Instagram:

Choose a picture which best represent the campaign story. Colorful and eye capturing. You can also tag here people you know.

For Twitter:

Tweet the campaign briefly combining keywords and hashtags (#). Each tag will also boost your campaign's exposure and present it in front of a wider audience.

3. Send Emails

Sending Emails is free of charge and is proven to be one of the most productive ways in marketing to maximize results.

Create as wider as possible recipients list. Choose carefully the subject line so it will capture attention and bring people to open your mail. And most important – don't forget to attached the link to your campaign so people can donate easily.

Send such Emails frequently with updates about the progress of the campaign in a reasonable timeframe. Don't sent too many Emails so you won't spam be marked as spammers by the recipients.

4. Talk about your campaign at any given opportunity, to anyone at any time and place.

On your lunch break, at the grocery store, while in a soccer game, on the elevator, at the gym, taxi or the bus. Talk about the meaning of the campaign and how much it is important for you. Most important – share how one can donate to your campaign online.

Be aware that there are a few proven techniques to ask for donations in a way which maximize your results. Here's a sample guide.

5. Contact journalists in person and ask them to write about your story.

Media exposure can boost your campaign fast and significantly. Even though sometimes it may seem that there is a distance and difficulty to reach journalists directly, it is actually pretty easy: journalists' email addresses and contact info are published online for the public as part of their role to be accessible for the public in order to collect interesting stories to write about. It is highly reasonable to assume that a good story that will reach their desk on time may win press coverage.

Don’t hesitate to send them a direct email. Tell them why it may interest them and what an impact press coverage can bring to your campaign. In many cases this may capture their eyes more than any Public Relations office.

Here are lists with contact information of high profile journalists (in addition, you can search their public Facebook profiles or the channels in which they work for):

6. Use your personal connections to reach opinion leaders to promote your campaign

There is a common belief that every two people in the world can be linked through 6 connections. So for example, between you and the singer Beyoncé or the Prime Minister of Israel, there is a distance of only 6 contacts ( this is known as the 6 degrees of separation rule ).

Think about the people you know and their connections. Try reaching through these connections to opinion leaders and high profile people in general such as politicians, celebs, known artists and such. Ask them to support your cause and promote your campaign.

7. Create collaborations

Contact business owners in your area, starting grocery stores, barber shop as well as malls and supermarkets chains. Ask them to collaborate with you and join your cause publicly. Such collaboration can be posting a flyer in the store, talking about your campaign and how one can donate online, share the campaign on their social networks, or even matching each donation.

8. Initiate a fundraising event

Another type of cooperation is collaborating with business owners such as restaurants, venues and public places owners and initiate a fundraising event. You can recruit people to appear at the event voluntarily and sell tickets to the public. The profits from this event will be taken as a contribution for your campaign. In addition, you can sell different products and foods and use the money for your cause.

9. Spread your campaign via WhatsApp groups.

Send all your mobile contacts and WhatsApp groups a short message with a link to your campaign. Ask them (like you did in other social media channels), to share the link with their own contacts on WhatsApp and spread the word out.

10. In case you have a small amount to invest – advertise in Google.

The Google ads platform is pretty user friendly and may help a lot to promote your campaign. There is no minimum budget required in order to advertise and you can limit your daily budget as you wish.

There are many free Google ads guides available for free, as well as blogs, Facebook groups and others that may help you understand how to wisely use this platform. Here is Google ads own official YouTube guidance channel

Donations and payments
We charge a 3.9% + 2.5 NIS transaction fee on the donations that you receive. In addition to this, you'll pay the credit card or PayPal fee.

Foreign currencies
For non-profit organizations, foreign currency donations has a 1.5% supplmental fee, which covers the cost of providing a tax-deductible receipt to your American, Canadian, and British donors.

Set-up costs
For nonprofits and contractors, there's a one-time ₪500 fee for setting up your merchant account and/or connecting your PayPal account. If you've already set up a merchant account with IsraelGives, there is no extra fee.

Monthly fee
There are no monthly fees.

Cancellations
Every time that we cancel a payment, there is a ₪10 fee. If your supporter paid in foreign currency and filed a chargeback with the credit card company, the credit card company will charge a $20 fee.

The fees listed here and on the IsraelGives website do not include Israel VAT.
IsraelGives works hard to ensure the security of our systems (as an Israel-based company, we know a bit about security). All payment data is stored in a PCI-compliant infrastructure, where all payment data is encrypted. We also have proprietary fraud, hacking, and DDOS protection systems running 24/7 to decrease potential chargebacks.
JoinMe is a new product by IsraelGives, Israel's leader in online fundraising services.