7 Tips to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Setting up a crowdfunding campaign is easy... but making it a success takes a bit of effort. Here are seven tips to help you launch your successful project.

(1) Of course...your campaign should look great

Choose great photos to help tell your story. The photo is what will grab your viewers attention. If you are raising money for an animal shelter, then post pictures of those adorable puppies (or is it kit...Read more

Campaign Redesign: Leap Forward

Over the past months, we have released many exciting updates. We re-imagined what campaign and cause search should be, reworked campaign launch, redesigned cause registration, implemented Stripe for credit card processing, and re-architected a ton under the hood that you will appreciate, even though you won't...Read more

How to Receive Your Donations Instantly

You've asked, and we listened. You can now receive your donations instantly!

We've switched our payment processor to Stripe. Starting now, money raised through Root Funding will be deposited to your Stripe account immediately! Stripe is a market leader in credit card processing, used by many of the largest brands you know. Transfers are then sent from your Stripe account to a designated bank account on a two day rolling basis (your first transfer from Stripe can take u...Read more

We just got even better!

How It Works

It’s here! Welcome to the redesigned Root Funding.

We’ve changed our look, but not who we are. We are still here for you, just like we were before.

Along with our great new look (hope you like it as much as we do!), we have:

  • Re-imagined what Campaign and Cause Search should be (and built it)
  • Reworked Campaign Launch
  • Redesigned Cause Registration
  • …and re-architected a ton under the hood that you wil...Read more
Crowdfunding for causes

No one likes being cold-called by an organization and asked for money. But most people (especially the kind-hearted) do want to help their friends. Root Funding is crowdfunding for nonprofits — we take the power of person-to-person connections and apply it to fundraising for social good.