Nonprofit Spotlight: Gabriel Project Mumbai

Mother and Child in Clinic

Root Funding has been privileged to work hand in hand with Gabriel Project Mumbai (GPM) since it began as just a vision in 2012. Since it’s fruition it has had a significant impact on the daily lives of the families living in the slums of Mumbai. To learn more about the GPM journey we interviewed Jacob Stzokman, the founding director. Read more

Discounted Stripe Credit Card Processing Fees for Non Profits

Discounted stripe processing fees

Don't miss out: Stripe, our payment processor, is offering our registered 501c3 non profits a beta program with discounted credit card processing fees (discounted rates are also available for other countries... be in touch for more info). Read more

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 know about it :)

And now......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

Fundraising 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 fundraising for nonprofits — we take the power of person-to-person connections and apply it to fundraising for social good.