FirstGiving's total fee is 7.5%, which is deducted from each donation. The donor does have the option to cover this fee if they wish to do so. This fee breaks down to 5% earned by FirstGiving, and 2.5% charged by the credit card processing company. Our fee covers transaction costs, secure hosting of the website, customer support and ensuring the money you raise gets to the organization quickly and safely.
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