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Our Fees:

Creating a crowdfunding page or registering a charity on BackaBuddy is free. BackaBuddy is a registered Non-Profit Company and a 5% administration cost + VAT = 5.75% is charged on all funds raised through the platform by registered Non Profit Organisations.

For individuals raising funds on the platform who are not linked to a registered non profit organisation, an administrative cost of 7% + VAT = 8.05% is charged

Bank charges will also be levied by your respective financial institutions:

  • Debit/Credit Card – 3.8%
  • Ipay – 2.5%
  • PayPal – 5.5%
  • EFT R12 Flat Rate

BackaBuddy has implemented a system whereby donors can opt to cover these bank fees and approximately 78% of donors choose to do so.

Funds are collected from the 1st – 30th of each month and paid out to the respective organisations on the 10th of the following month.