Question: How Safe Is Just Giving?

Does JustGiving take cuts of donations?

We have done away with a 5% fee taken from the donation, instead we are now asking donors to add a small tip on top of their donation to keep us running and improving.

The only fee deducted from the donation is a card processing that is standard for each transaction made through our site..

Does just giving money go straight to the charity?

After donating / How are donations transferred to the charity? If your charity is based in the UK we automatically transfer donations to the chosen charity on a weekly basis (or, if the total donated to that particular charity on JustGiving is under £50, we wait until the end of the month).

What percentage does JustGiving take?

We charge a 5% fee for our Gift Aid service and this is taken from the amount of Gift Aid claimed on a donation. Charities are able to opt out of this service by contacting us. Across JustGiving, our payment processing fee is 1.9% + £0.20.

Is just giving closing down?

JustTextGiving, a free charity text donation service funded by JustGiving and Vodafone, which has raised over £40m to date, will be shut down next year. … It was revealed that the service will close in the JustGiving Foundation’s accounts for the year ending 31 December 2017, recently filed with the Charity Commission.

What happens if I don’t reach my target on just giving?

If you don’t hit your target you’ll still receive any funds you raised (minus our small fees), so you can still make good things happen! If you raise less than you intended you’ll just have to rethink the scope of your project, or find a way to raise the additional money you need.

What is the minimum donation on just giving?

The minimum text donation is GBP £1 and all donations must be in whole pounds sterling. The maximum text donation allowed is GBP £10 for all mobile operators.