1.5% platform fee

+

Additional Payment Processing Fees Below


2.9% + 30¢

Stripe's credit card fee

OR

0.8% (capped at $5)

ACH bank payments

OR

2.2% + 30¢

PayPal's nonprofit rate


Stripe and PayPal both love nonprofits.

They offer discounted credit card processing fees for registered nonprofits.

Please email [email protected] and apply at PayPal's Nonprofit Center.

Optional Integration Fees

Employer Gift Matching

$40/mo

Mailchimp

$8/mo

Salesforce NPSP

$50/mo

Zapier/API

$17/mo

Employer Gift Matching

$40/mo

Mailchimp

$8/mo

Salesforce NPSP

$50/mo

Zapier/API

$17/mo

Pricing Table

Substantially reduce fees by asking your donors to cover them

Donations raised

Donorbox fees

Stripe/PayPal processing fees (approx)

$1,000

$3,000

$10,000

$15

$45

$150

$29

$87

$290

Donorbox Standard Features

Make Donorbox your own

Our forms are customizable to suit any website, thanks to our form-builder (with some custom CSS, if you’re feeling brave).

Ask donors to cover fees

You can ask donors to cover their processing fees in their donation. A great budget-saving feature.

Intelligent integrations

We offer integrations with Mailchimp, Salesforce, and Zapier (along with Donorbox API access) to level up your fundraising game.

Wide range of recurring donations available

Donors have the choice of making weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual donations - perfect for securing regular funding that suits your donors.

Support for next-gen payment options

Donors can donate using debit cards, credit cards, Google Pay, Apple Pay, PayPal and low-fee ACH and SEPA bank payments.

Zero setup fees & migration fees

Yep, no setup costs OR migration costs. And our low 1.5% platform fee makes it easy to get started. Start fundraising in 15 minutes!

Comparison

Donation platform

Fees

Donorbox

1.5%

Fundly

4.9%

Donately

4%

CauseVox

2 - 4.5%

Funraise

3% + $349/mo

  • Anna Sutton

    Truthout

    Since implementing Donorbox as part of our toolkit, the number of monthly, recurring donors to Truthout has more than doubled currently, sustaining donations like these account for more than 20 percent of our annual budget.

    Anna Sutton

    Truthout

  • Dr. Abraham George

    Shanti Bhavan

    Donorbox has allowed for greater visibility and opportunities to connect with new supporters, ultimately taking us one step closer towards reaching our annual fundraising goals.

    Dr. Abraham George

    Shanti Bhavan

FAQ

How is Donorbox different from Stripe or PayPal?


While Stripe and PayPal are excellent payment processors that allow you to accept online transactions, they don't offer a specialized form to collect donations or store donor data. They also don't provide a good facility to manage recurring donations.

For more Donorbox features that are donation-specific and not offered by PayPal or Stripe, see our help article.

How do I pay the Donorbox platform fee?

Like Stripe and PayPal with their payment processing fees, Donorbox deducts our platform fee directly from your donations. From each donation transaction, we automatically deduct the processing fee for Stripe and/or PayPal as well as our 1.5% platform fee.

This means you won’t need to worry about paying any invoices or settling your billing retroactively. See our help article for more details.

How do I receive a nonprofit discount from Stripe and PayPal?

Both Stripe and PayPal offer a discounted payment processing rate for registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits.

To apply with PayPal, visit their nonprofit center.

To apply with Stripe, email [email protected] with the information found here.

What's included if a donor chooses to cover the processing fee in their donation?

If you offer this cover fee option on your donation form, your donor may choose to include the donation processing fee as part of their donation. This fee includes both the payment processing fee from Stripe/PayPal and the Donorbox platform fee of 1.5%.

See our help article for more details.

Are there different fees for ACH bank payments?

Our Donorbox platform fee of 1.5% is capped at $25 for ACH bank payments. That means for an ACH bank donation that exceeds $1,667, the maximum platform fee we will charge for that donation is $25.

Since this is our platform fee, this is on top of Stripe’s payment processing fee of 0.8% (capped at $5) for ACH bank donations.

Over 30,000 organizations from 25 countries use our Donorbox fundraising software