Our Pricing Structure

We aim to transform the way we organize ourselves online in initiatives and communities. This is our sustainability model.

For Collectives


Collect, spend and manage money transparently. Connect your bank account or apply to a Fiscal Host
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Free – forever

  • Unlimited access to all features
  • No fees if you hold money in your own bank account
  • Host fees may apply depending on your host

For Fiscal Hosts


You hold funds on behalf of Collectives.You decide which Collectives to accept and what (if any) fees to charge them.

We succeed if you succeed

  • Host unlimited Collectives and access to all features
  • FREE if you don't charge Host fees
  • 15% revenue share if you charge Host fees

For Collectives


Bring your initiative to life in no time

We want to see you thrive
0$ Platform Fees (on incoming contributions) ¹
0$ Payout Fees (on outgoing payments) ¹
Host fees apply depending on your host

(1) Payment processor fees apply. See stripe.com/pricing, paypal.com/pricing, transferwise.com/pricing

  • Fundraising capabilities
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Communication tools
  • Transparency and open finances tools
  • Expense payouts in local currency with one-click using the TransferWise integration.

You will also have access to


Collective page

A public page for your community to receive donations, manage expenses and keep in touch with your supporters, transparent by design.

Outside funds

Manually credit Collective budgets with funds received outside the platform (e.g., payments you've invoiced, cash, or third party channels like a shop).

Bank transfer payments

Enable bank transfer payments to automatically provide financial contributors with wire instructions and a reference number for tracking.

Credit card processing

Receive financial contributions to you via credit card, automatically updating your budget for transparent tracking. *Stripe fees apply

For Fiscal Hosts


Choose the right plan for you

Valid for all plans

0$ Platform Fees (on incoming contributions) ¹

0$ Payout Fees (on outgoing payments) ¹

(1) Payment processor fees apply. See stripe.com/pricing, paypal.com/pricing, transferwise.com/pricing

Open Collective works with platform tips.
Your contributors can choose to give a voluntary tip to the platform on each contribution. Know more.

  • Fundraising capabilities
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Communication tools
  • Transparency and open finances tools
  • Expense payouts in local currency with one-click using the TransferWise integration.

Open Collective works with platform tips.
Your contributors can choose to give a voluntary tip to the platform on each contribution. Know more.

Start


Free

No host fees. No charge

You wont be able to charge Collectives or set any Host Fee.

Managed Funds


No minimum

Features


  • Unlimited Collectives
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Ability to configure Host Fees
  • Grow


    15%

    Of the revenue your organization make through Host Fees ¹

    Only if you charge for your services

    Managed Funds


    No minimum

    Features


  • Unlimited Collectives
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Ability to configure Host Fees
  • Scale


    Negotiable

    Shared revenue with Open Collective

    Depends on volume and amount of transactions

    Managed Funds


    +$150,000 total raised

    Features


  • Unlimited Collectives
  • Manually add funds from other channels
  • Ability to configure Host Fees
  • (1) If your host fee is 10% and your Collectives bring in $1,000, your revenue is $100 and from it you’ll pay $15 to the platform.

    You will also have access to


    Host Dashboard

    A host dashboard to easily manage budgets and expenses across all your Collectives, including one-click payouts via Paypal and TransferWise.

    Outside funds

    Manually credit Collective budgets with funds received outside the platform (e.g., payments you've invoiced, cash, or third party channels like a shop).

    Bank transfer payments

    Enable bank transfer payments to automatically provide financial contributors with wire instructions and a reference number for tracking.

    Credit card processing

    Receive financial contributions to you via credit card, automatically updating your budget for transparent tracking. *Stripe fees apply

    FAQ's

    What is a Collective?

    A group seeking to raise and spend money transparently using the Open Collective platform, representing a community, project, or initiative.


    What is a Fiscal Host?

    A Fiscal Host holds funds on behalf of Collectives, enabling them to operate using the Host's bank account and legal entity.


    How does platform tips work?

    Platform Tips support development of the Open Collective software platform. Contributors to Collectives see the option to give a voluntary Platform Tip at checkout.