Crowdrise vs CauseVox

CauseVox is the decluttered, user-happy, budget friendly alternative to Crowdrise

Switch from Crowdrise to CauseVox and see more results instantly.

Unlike Crowdrise, CauseVox is a super upgrade from what we used previously. What I love about CauseVox is that it puts a lot into my hands with administration, design, and ease, which allows us to get to the important stuff of delivering the mission.

Kenny Kane

CEO of Testicular Cancer Foundation

What is Crowdrise

What is Crowdrise

Crowdrise is a fundraising platform for social fundraising.

  • Started by a celebrity that you’ll never talk to.
  • Bought by GoFundMe and immediately raised prices for nonprofits.
  • Focused on event and marathon fundraising.
  • Clunky user experience.
  • Hidden pricing.
What is CauseVox

What is CauseVox

CauseVox is a fundraising platform that helps you acquire donors.

  • Started by two guys 10 years ago that still actively operate the company.
  • 100% bootstrapped so that nonprofits and their budgets come first.
  • Focused on online fundraising for small and medium orgs.
  • Run peer to peer fundraising to reach new donors.
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5.0 on user experience.
  • Open and listed pricing
In summary

Customers that switch to CauseVox see a 51% increase in results.

CauseVox makes your job easier, saves you money, and helps you keep peer to peer fundraisers happy. If your fundraising platform is clunky and hard to use, you’ll get minimal results that will absolutely disappoint. You’ll be spending all your time wrangling with tools instead of actually raising funds. Plus, imagine your p2p participants getting frustrated with clunky tech too. 

Raise More

Proven to increase gift size and total donation volume.

Spend Less Time

Reclaim hours of time each week with a product that automates your digital fundraising.

Happy Participants

On average, a 4.4 out of 5.0 rating on user happiness because we make it so easy.

Crowdrise is clunky for participants

Crowdrise has a complex registration process for your peer to peer fundraisers.

  • Fundraisers first create an account on Crowdrise.
  • Then they enter in some basic info like name, photo, and appeal.
  • Then they open up their campaign in a different interface to edit design, content, and more settings.
  • After 15 minutes of setup, they can finally launch their page.

CauseVox makes participants happy

CauseVox has a simple registration process for your peer to peer fundraisers.

  • Fundraisers first create an account on your campaign site. No CauseVox branding.
  • Then they upload a profile photo and enter a name.
  • The rest of their page is pre-filled. Just some speedy easy clicks.

We’ve gone through multiple platforms and CauseVox is by far the most straightforward, easy to use one. The fact that it is user-friendly for both participants and myself as an admin is the most compelling factor.

Lauren Meltzer

Director at Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Side by Side Comparison

Crowdrise is a fundraising platform for social fundraising.

CauseVox is a fundraising platform that helps you acquire donors.

Campaign sites
Personal and team pages
Add offline donations
Custom donation receipts
White-label experience
Lower processing rates
Guided setup for participant pages
Seamless team functionality
Full branding
Custom domain and URL
Transparent pricing
Free Fundraising CRM
Self-service embedded donation button/form
Dedicated 1-1 Success Manager

Bigger results
with less effort

increased $$$
by 51%

By switching from Crowdrise to CauseVox, CCAN increased their p2p fundraising results by 51% in one year.

grew ROI by

The First Tee increased their fundraising results by 200% and raised over $55,000 through CauseVox.

Comparing the costs

Crowdrise no longer publishes their pricing. You’ll have to contact them and talk to a sales rep in order to receive a quote. CauseVox is transparent. Our pricing (for 99% of users) is clearly published on our pricing page. Based on what customers have told us after switching to CauseVox, we estimate that their Premium Plan is the most like our Plus Plan.

Crowdrise (Premium) Pricing

  • Annual license fee: $5,000 – $6,000 per year
  • Platform fee: 3%
  • Processor Fee: 2.4% + 30 cents

CauseVox (Plus) Pricing

  • Annual license fee: $2,940 per year (or you can go monthly too)
  • Platform fee: 3%
  • Processor Fee: 2.2% + 30 cents

On the starting end, the Crowdrise Essentials Plan is similar to the CauseVox Basic Plan. Both have no monthly or annual fee and incur a 5% platform fee. The processor fee is 2.9% + 30 cents at Crowdrise, but 2.2% + 30 cents at CauseVox.

Pricing Estimate

Based on a $100,000 raise and the numbers above, you would pay 40% more on Crowdrise under their Premium Plan vs the CauseVox Plus Plan. Based on a $10,000 raise and the numbers above, you would pay 10% more on Crowdrise under their Essentials Plan vs the CauseVox Basic Plan.

You’re not alone We’re behind you

Whether you’re looking to start taking online donations or optimize results, you get 1-1 support to raise more donations with less clunkiness.

Our first year doing this, we raised $8,000. The next year, we raised $12,500, and in the follow year, we raised $21,000! We appreciate that CauseVox works — it’s reliable, doing everything a fundraising platform should do.

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