GoFundMe is a great way to contribute to important causes, help individuals, or help start-ups. However, sometimes you make a donation and change your mind. Maybe the donation was too large, or maybe you forgot about upcoming bills that you have. The good news is that GoFundMe allows you to request a refund. Follow the below step-by-step instructions for how to get a refund from GoFundMe.
You'll be able to request a refund from GoFundMe's customer support center if you reach out on the same day as you made the donation. If you try to receive a refund after the initial date you donated, GoFundMe cannot guarantee a refund. This is because the funds are made immediately available to the organizer, and may have already been withdrawn from their account.
Contact the GoFundMe Help Desk here. Note that GoFundMe doesn't have a phone number. You will need to provide your account details, the donation amount, and the organizer you donated to.
If you're trying to get a refund after your initial donation date, and the team at the GoFundMe Help Desk is unable to assist you, you can try reaching out to the organizer. You can explain why you would like a refund. Withdrawals are typically taken out at midnight every night, so try to reach out to them before this if you see the money is still in your account.
If you are requesting a refund for your donation because you feel the money was spent in a way that was misrepresented by the organizer, you may be eligible for a refund through the GoFundMe Guarantee Protection.
After thousands of Gofundme.com customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Get My Money Back from Gofundme? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Gofundme.com if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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