Liberapay Alternatives

    Liberapay is described as 'way to donate money recurrently to people whose work you appreciate' and is a popular website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Liberapay, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including SaaS, Android, Self-Hosted solutions and iPhone. The best alternative is Open Collective, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Liberapay are Patreon (Paid), Flattr (Paid), BountySource (Free, Open Source) and Ko-fi (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 1, 2021

    1. Recurring funding for groups. Accept money without creating a new bank account, and be fully transparent about where that money is going.
    2. In 2013, YouTube musician Jack Conte was looking for a solution to his problem: millions of people loved his videos, but only hundreds of dollars were hitting his bank account.
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      Flattr is a social micropayment service, that makes it easy for you to "flatter" things on the internet that you like. When you're registered to Flattr, you pay a small monthly fee of your own choosing.
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    3. BountySource is a funding platform for open-source bugs and features. Anyone can can post a monetary bounty on an open source project's issues (currently only projects hosted on Github are supported), encouraging other developers to come and work on a solution.
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      loziniak BountySource allows you to be specific about donating - you can donate specific functionalities (github issues).
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    4. Ko-fi is the fast, friendly, 0% fee way to ask fans to support your work for the price of a coffee. Coffee's just a metaphor (You don’t have to buy actual coffee!). Donations - Receive donations directly from your fans with 0% platform fees.
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    5. MintMe revolutionizes how people help each other by allowing both sides to earn through an innovative way of crowdfunding. Anyone can create a token that represents themselves or a project in just a few clicks.
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    6. SubscribeStar is an online media content marketplace that operates on a subscription basis. We allow users to expose their talents and earn money.
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      "Tip" the creators you like.
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      GuruCan is a self-managed platform that allowed influencers to create Apps (iOS & Android), publish content & monetise the audience. You can launch app & sell workouts, online courses, challenges, paid chat, live streams and more features in 1 day.
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      Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe. With Kiva you can lend as little as $25 and make a big change in someone's life.
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