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A Free Alternative to Venmo for your Nonprofit Organization

Using Venmo for fundraising purposes can be quite challenging for NPOs. Initially intended for personal use, Venmo doesn’t offer a nonprofit program yet and therefore doesn’t allow nonprofits to generate tax-compliant receipts or collect recurring donations. Read the full comparison for more information.

Fees
3% per transaction made using a credit card

0% fee for other transactions
Fundraising possibility
P2P mobile payment service for individual

Doesn’t allow recurring payments
Online donations
Event ticketing
Memberships
Peer-to-peer campaigns
and more!
Tax receipts
You can’t issue tax-compliant receipts with Venmo
Automated tax receipts are sent to your donors right away
Customer support
Not tailored to the needs of nonprofits
A team of nonprofit experts dedicated to empowering nonprofits
Donor management
Donor management essentials:
All-time transaction and tax receipts
Contact information
Add tags, notes, and comments to your donors' profiles
Communicate with the right donors at the right time
Donation forms
Entirely customizable donations forms
Ask questions to your donors
Add your brand assets
Customize donation amounts and specify what they will be used for
Fees
3% per transaction made using a credit card

0% fee for other transactions
0%
Credit card fees

Monthly fees
Completely free
3%/transaction made using a credit card

P2P mobile payment service

Doesn’t allow recurring payments
Online donations
Event ticketing
Memberships
Peer-to-peer campaigns
and more!

You can’t issue tax-compliant receipts with Venmo
Automated tax recipes are sent to your donors right away
Not tailored to the needs of nonprofits
A team of nonprofit experts dedicated to empowering nonprofits
Donor management essentials:
All-time transaction and tax receipts
Contact information
Add tags, notes, and comments to your donors' profiles
Communicate with the right donors at the right time
Entirely customizable donations forms
Add your brand assets
Ask questions to your donors
Customize donation amounts and specify what they will be used for
3%/transaction made using a credit card
0%
Credit card fees

Monthly fees
Completely free

"Zeffy allows us to manage all our fundraising needs from one software. Tax receipts are automatically sent and our donors' information is securely stored. The platform is easy to use and the support is very kind, and free! We are part of the same team, working together to reach our goal."

- Marie-Cécile V. - Executive Director
Zileos.org