More and more people and organizations are turning to crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter, YouCaring, and GoFundMe to raise money for their cause. Many go unfunded. Other lose what was pledged when they don’t meet their goal. How do you get your cause to a) rise above the noise and b) ensure you get to keep what you fundraise?
Kickstarter was the first, but since its inception many more followed, and now there are dozens of crowdfunding websites to choose from… But which is the best crowdfunding website to use for fundraising?
It depends on your goals: what you’re fundraising for, how much you want to raise, and in what timeframe. Here’s a breakdown of some popular crowdfunding web sites and what to know when considering each one for your cause: