In this type of crowdfunding, contributors donate money without receiving anything in return, in order to support causes such as humanitarian projects.
Donation-based crowdfunding is a type of crowdfunding where contributors donate money to support a project they hold dear without expecting anything in return. Donation-based crowdfunding is usually used in the humanitarian, social or cultural sectors, or to raise money in connection with political campaigns.
Save our Rhinos
Givengain, one of the main platforms of its kind active in Switzerland, enabled the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to raise over CHF 100,000 to protect rhinos in South Africa. For another project, the environmental organization Greenpeace raised over CHF 9,000 to combat deforestation and the effects of climate change in Africa.
Donation-based crowdfunding platforms in Switzerland
Donation-based crowdfunding platforms present in Switzerland are the following according to the Crowdfunding Monitoring Switzerland 2018 report: