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From dorm room startup to global movement


Liran, Max and Ari launch Givebutter from their college dorm room to inspire others to give and help people raise more money for good causes

Feb. 2016

Our very first fundraiser on Givebutter surpasses its $10,000 goal, raising more than $16,000 in 24 hours

See Campaign May 2016

We decide to launch the Butter Ambassador Program to spread the butter on college campuses across country and inspire young people to make giving a part of their lives

Learn More June 2016

News of the program spreads quickly, so we scramble to ship swag packs to our first 200 Butter Ambassadors from our apartment in Maryland... and pray that it works

July 2016

A few weeks later, UC Berkeley student Lucas Miller launches a book on Givebutter and hits his goal

See Campaign Aug. 2016

Thanks largely to the Butter Ambassador Program, Givebutter quickly reaches its 100th college campus

Learn More Sep. 2016

The Brooklyn Sandwich Co. (our first fundraiser!) comes to fruition and serves food for the first time from their shiny new food truck - and yes, it was delicious

Check them out! Sep. 2016

A student org at the University of Pennsylvania breaks records, raising 10x their initial fundraising goal and bringing in over $13,000 in donations on Givebutter

See Campaign Oct. 2016

The first matching campaign launches on Givebutter and exceeds its original goal of $50,000 in 24 hours

See Campaign Nov. 2016

It’s On Us, a White House initiative started by Joe Biden - with over 400,000 pledges and 20 million video views since its inception - partners with Givebutter to shift the culture around sexual assault on 1,000 college campuses

See Post Jan. 2017

The Givebutter Changemakers Program launches - giving individuals the opportunity to win money and raise awareness for the causes that matter to them most

Learn More Apr. 2017

We got a real office for the summer! And real interns!

Watch Video Jun. 2017

The Butter Ambassador Program grows to thousands of students at over 300 campuses for the Fall 2017 semester

Join the Movement Sep. 2017

After six months of nonstop coding, we re-launch Givebutter - completely rebuilt from the ground-up, and jam-packed with revolutionary features to help our users raise more money than ever before

See Features Oct. 2017

Brawl For a Cause partners with Givebutter for their charity boxing event at Mercedes Benz Stadium - home of the Atlanta Falcons

See Campaign Nov. 2017