MAKEACHAMP is the world leading crowdfunding platform for competitive sports. Our unique and dynamic tool connects athletes with the power of the crowd in order to provide them with the financial support they need to accomplish their goals.
No, MAKEACHAMP does not provide tax receipts to contributors. The only way a contributor can get a tax receipts is if the campaign is deemed as a non-for-profit project by another non-profit company who will then provide tax receipts.
It is free to set up a MAKEACHAMP campaign. However, PayPal payment charges are about 3% and MAKEACHAMP administrative charges are 0% (MAKEACHAMP has a 0% fees policy for contributions occurred after Jan 4rd 2018). These charges are subtracted from the funds raised at the end of the campaign. Pricing may vary based on size and type of the campaign. View the pricing page for more details.
Any competitive athlete over the age of 13 can create a campaign at MAKEACHAMP.
MAKEACHAMP will transfer the funds to your PayPal account after your campaign is done. It usually takes 5-15 business days to do so.
MAKEACHAMP cannot give tax receipts on your behalf. One way you could provide tax receipts to contributors is to appeal to your Sport organization who is a non-profit organization and ask them to give tax receipts to contributors. If they approve your project as a nonprofit project, they'll be able to give tax receipts to your contributors based on the information provided to you in your contributors dashboard.
As explained in the Handbook, the rewards are necessary because fulfilling the rewards helps establish a connection with the supporters.
A video is required to launch a campaign. Adding a video to your campaign is easy and can double your chances of running a successful campaign. To learn more please refer to the Handbook.
Yes, your changes will be reviewed and our campaign managers will contact you by email when approved.
Yes, you are required to have a PayPal account to start a campaign. To learn more please visit the Handbook.
MAKEACHAMP is committed to upholding your right to privacy. To learn more, check our Pricacy Policy
The funds will be transfer to your PayPal account or provided bank account within 5-15 business days following the end of your campaign. If you have any questions or special requests, send us a message at .
Although you have not reached your funding goal, we hope you benefited from this experience. At MAKEACHAMP, we understand that every dollar counts; therefore, you will receive the funds raised.
The only contributions that will appear on your funding campaign are those that are done through MAKEACHAMP. We recommend you to contribute any funds raised from outside the platform back into your campaign in order to increase the chances of success.
Dedicated athletes are susceptible to injuries. We took this into consideration when designing MAKEACHAMP by enabling you to transfer the funds you raised to your next campaign. This allows you to be as transparent as possible with your supporters.
MAKEACHAMP performs a double positive ID check on each and everyone of its campaigns in order to guarantee that athletes running campaigns are authentic and are who they claim to be.
By supporting an athlete, you delve into the athlete’s journey. You are no longer a fan on the side: you are a teammate and a significant contributor to the athlete’s dream. Enjoy the benefits of connecting to them; share their successes and struggles; and be inspired by their passion, determination, and discipline.
You do not need an account on MAKEACHAMP or PayPal to contribute to an athlete. Anyone with a credit card can make a contribution! If you want to add your photo to the list of contributors, all you have to do is connect your Facebook account, and that’s it!
MAKEACHAMP cannot give tax receipts to contributors. However if the campaign is deemed as a nonprofit project an organization might be able to give you a tax receipt. In this case, the athlete will indicate on their campaign that their campaign is a nonprofit project and tax receipts can be issued. MAKEACHAMP is not responsible for any of this, it is the sole responsibility of the athlete to fulfill any promised.
Yes: when contributing, select anonymous. However, if you contribute anonymously, you will not be able to receive a reward.
Yes, for sponsorship opportunities, please contact