How we compare

Golden Giving empowers good causes by providing a wide range of tools at the lowest cost. We help reduce extortionate costs in charges and working hours so that good causes can benefit by saving time and money to spend on frontline causes. Our platform is completely free for fundraisers and donors.

Comparison of charges

Fee charging websites can deduct fees from donations, Gift Aid and can charge monthly subscription fees. Common fee charging websites include Just Giving, Local Giving, Virgin Money Giving and Charity Checkout.

The table below highlights the charges and the total received by your charity, from a single debit card donation, comparing Golden Giving, Just Giving, Local Giving, Virgin Money Giving and Charity Checkout.

Note: The median monthly amount given by a donor in 2017, either donating or sponsoring, was £20, while the mean amount given was £44 [1].

Golden Giving Just Giving Local Giving Virgin Money Giving Charity Checkout Givey
Donation
Donation charge
Gift Aid
Gift Aid charge
Cost to charity
Total donation

Fee charging websites can also charge registration and monthly fees. The table below highlights one off and monthly fees, comparing Golden Giving, Just Giving, Local Giving, Virgin Money Giving and Charity Checkout.

Golden Giving Just Giving Local Giving Virgin Money Giving Charity Checkout Givey
Website subscription fee
£0
(£15 per month + VAT)
£180
(£60 per year + VAT)
£72
(£150 one off + VAT)
£180
(£299.99 per year + VAT)
£360

£0

Comparison of features

We provide the broadest range of tools that help good causes raise funds, connect and engage with supporters, compared with all other websites.

The table below compares the range of features provide by Golden Giving, Just Giving and Virgin Money Giving.

Golden Giving Just Giving Virgin Money Giving
Single and regular donations
Individual and team fundraising pages
Contactless donations
Events and tickets
Memberships
Raffles
Supporter relationship management
Questions and answers