I want to donate directly to a candidate/organization. Can I use ActBlue to do that?
Yes, when you donate to your favorite group through ActBlue, the money goes directly to that group! ActBlue builds the platform that campaigns and organizations use to create contribution forms and fundraise online. In most cases, these groups link their ActBlue contribution form directly on their website!
As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to build tech and infrastructure for Democratic campaigns, progressive-aligned causes, and people trying to make an impact in order to fuel long-term, people-powered change. We take care of building the digital fundraising tools and processing contributions for the groups that use our platform.
Your donation goes straight to your chosen candidate or organization. This means campaigns and organizations can spend less time depositing individual checks mailed in from lots of donors.
We pass along a 3.95% processing fee on contributions to the groups using our platform. We’re legally required to pass along processing costs so that we do not make in-kind contributions to the groups.