Make your community sustainable

Community is about trust and sharing. Open Collective lets you manage your finances so everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Collect and spend money transparently.

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What's great about Open Collective?

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What's great about Open Collective?

Money management made simple, plus great tools for community engagement, budget reporting, and fiscal sponsorship.

What can you do on Open Collective?

Accept donations and sponsorships, celebrate your supporters, pay expenses, and keep everyone up to date — all in one place.

Money management made simple, plus great tools for community engagement, budget reporting, and fiscal sponsorship.

Collect Money

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Collect Money

Receive funds by credit card, Paypal, or bank transfer, and record everything in your transparent budget. Define different ways people can contribute with customizable tiers and rewards.

Spend Money

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Spend Money

Anyone in your community can submit expenses. Once approved, pay in one click with Paypal or bank transfer. All transactions are public in your transparent budget (with personal information kept private).

Manage Money

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Manage Money

Create Collectives for different projects for easy budget tracking. No need for messy spreadsheets! Automatic monthly reports make accounting a breeze.

How to use Open Collective

Discover our features.

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Share your budget

Share your budget

Everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Clarity and accountability without any spreadsheets or extra work!
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Share your budget
Share your budget

Everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Clarity and accountability without any spreadsheets or extra work!
Learn more ...

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Receive Contributions

Receive Contributions

Accept payments by credit card, bank transfer, and Paypal. Define custom tiers and set goals to motivate your supporters to give.
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Receive Contributions
Receive Contributions

Accept payments by credit card, bank transfer, and Paypal. Define custom tiers and set goals to motivate your supporters to give.
Learn more ...

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Manage Expenses

Manage Expenses

Contributors and vendors can easily submit receipts and invoices. You approve or reject them, and once paid your balance updates automatically.
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Manage Expenses
Manage Expenses

Contributors and vendors can easily submit receipts and invoices. You approve or reject them, and once paid your balance updates automatically.
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Engage your community

Engage your community

Post Updates to engage supporters and share your progress and the impact of their funding. Use Conversations as a community discussion forum.
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Engage your community
Engage your community

Post Updates to engage supporters and share your progress and the impact of their funding. Use Conversations as a community discussion forum.
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Celebrate your supporters

Celebrate your supporters

Leaderboard of your top funders, plus highlight how your whole community contributes in different ways.

Celebrate your supporters
Celebrate your supporters

Leaderboard of your top funders, plus highlight how your whole community contributes in different ways.

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Get monthly reports

Get monthly reports

A summary of your group’s activities, progress on your budget goals, new contributors, and expense details, with all transaction data and receipts/invoices attached.

Get monthly reports
Get monthly reports

A summary of your group’s activities, progress on your budget goals, new contributors, and expense details, with all transaction data and receipts/invoices attached.

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Share your budget

Share your budget

Everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Clarity and accountability without any spreadsheets or extra work!
Learn more ...

Share your budget
Share your budget

Everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Clarity and accountability without any spreadsheets or extra work!
Learn more ...

Do you need a fiscal host for your community?

Do you need a fiscal host?

Are you looking for somewhere to put financial resources and use them in projects or private initiatives?

We can help you!

Need help holding money on behalf of your project? Fiscal hosts handle taxes, accounting, and payments for you.

There are our fiscal hosts:
Find the right fiscal host for you:

Open Collective Foundation

For US charity initiatives

Open Source Collective

For open source projects

Open Collective Europe

For EU-based groups
Umbrella

Become a Fiscal Host

Support your community with fundholding and fiscal sponsorship services.

Are you ready to make your community sustainable?

Who is using Open Collective?

Communities around the world are using Open Collective. Find out more about them!

Babel Collective

Open Source Projects

Babel Collective

More than 1,700 open source communities use Open Collective to receive money from companies and individuals.

Women Who Code

Meetups

Women Who Code

Nearly 100 chapters of Women Who Code use Open Collective to raise money locally and allocate donations throughout their network.

Extinction Rebellion Belgium

Movements

Extinction Rebellion Belgium

Many local XR groups are using Open Collective to be transparent, engage their communities, and cover their expenses.

Babel Collective

Open Source Projects

Babel Collective

More than 1,700 open source communities use Open Collective to receive money from companies and individuals.

Women Who Code

Meetups

Women Who Code

Nearly 100 chapters of Women Who Code use Open Collective to raise money locally and allocate donations throughout their network.

Extinction Rebellion Belgium

Movements

Extinction Rebellion Belgium

Many local XR groups are using Open Collective to be transparent, engage their communities, and cover their expenses.

We are open in every way

We are open in every way

We not only help you be transparent, we are too!

We are open in every way
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Slack

Come meet the team, chat with the community, and share your questions and stories.

Join our slack →
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Documentation

Support your community with fundholding and fiscal sponsorship services.

View our documentation →
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Open Source code

Everything we do is open source.

See our code base →
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Blog

Come meet the team, chat with the community, and share your questions and stories.

Visit our blog →
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Open Finances

We operate as an Open Collective ourselves, with transparent budgets.

See our Collectives →
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Open Company

Our metrics, financials, and other documents are public.

See our public company →

Contribute to the platform!

Open Collective is free for charitable initiatives. We rely on generosity of contributors like you to make this possible.