100,000+ creators use Patreon to run their creative membership business

Why should nonprofits use membership?

Grow your community
Reinvest funds to grow your community in a sustainable way.
Predictable & sustainable support
Monthly pledges means you know exactly what you're getting paid each month.
Connect with your biggest supporters
Engage on a deeper level with the members that matter most.

Top features for nonprofits

Exclusive forums
Gate access to specific sections of your forum by tier via the Discourse integration.
Community & messaging
Tools to message and engage with your members.
Member-only livestreams
Host exclusive livestreams with your members and supporters.

Notable nonprofits on Patreon

Ted Ed
Rancho Relaxo
The Conscious Kid
Living Alongside Wildlife Foundation
Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Django Girls
Autistic Not Weird
James Aspey

Resources for nonprofits

How Licensed Therapist Kati Morton Uses Her Platform for Good
According to creator Kati Morton, Patreon can make a real difference for people who are trying to use their platforms for good.
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How Portland Indie Game Squad is using Patreon for Live Community Events
Nonprofit organization, The Portland Indie Game Squad (or PIGSquad) is dedicated to supporting the health and continued expansion of game developer communities.
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6 Membership Based Business Models You Can Use On Patreon Today
If you've looked at what other creators are doing on Patreon, it can be daunting to see how many different ways they leverage...
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