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GoFundMe Guide: Fees & Pricing

GoFundMe automatically deducts a 5% fee from each donation you receive. Our payment processors will also deduct a fee, which will vary depending on your location and campaign type. Keep in mind that:

  • There are no fees to sign up or create campaigns 
  • All fees are deducted in real-time from donations. Your donors are not charged fees.
  • The rest is made available for you to withdraw. There are no extra fees to make a withdrawal.
  • The Amount Raised that is displayed on your campaign will always reflect the total amount of donations made before fees are deducted. 


US and Canadian Accounts

When you create a GoFundMe account, a WePay account is automatically created for you during the sign-up process so that you can begin receiving donations immediately.

The payment processing fee is 2.9% + $0.30 per donation. This is in addition to GoFundMe's 5% fee per donation. Total fees are 7.9% + $0.30 per donation.


Australian Accounts

When you create your GoFundMe account and indicate that you reside in Australia, you'll be asked to create an account with our payment processor, Stripe.

Stripe's Australian fees are 1.75% + 30¢ per donation for domestic cards and 2.9% + 30¢ per donation for international cards and American Express. This is in addition to GoFundMe's 5% fee per donation.


UK & European Accounts

Payment processing fees are a bit more complex depending on the type of card that was used, your country and your currency. View this article for a more in-depth explanation of Stripe's fees.


For more information on fees, click here.  

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