Creating a correct budget for your Crowdfunding Campaign is one of the most important things, and platform fees are crucial to consider since that fees can add up. That’s why I’ve created this free online tool: the Kickstarter Fees Calculator!
Did you know? Kickstarter charges you a flat fee of 5% of all the funds raised, and the payment processing fee is an additional 3%, plus $0.20 per transaction. You can learn more about their fees and pricing here.
So, let’s get to it. Fill in the fields in the following free calculator to know how much you would be paying in Kickstarter’s fees.
Kickstarter’s Fees Calculator
Just insert the total funds raised (or what you plan on raising) and the number of backers on the Kickstarter fees calculator.
And that’s it! Play around with the numbers to have the big image of what your campaign may look like. Remember, fees differ depending on which country you’re starting the campaign from
If you are considering launching with Indiegogo instead, you can check our Indiegogo Fees Free Calculator.
More about crowdfunding and budgets
I wish I could create a tool like the Kickstarter Fees Calculator for everything in your project. But there’s no one spreadsheet that you can fill-in or one guide that you can follow to know that your budget is complete. The reality is, each project has different expenses and different priorities.
What you can do, is get coached on it. How to get fully funded in 90 days, from A to Z.
If you want to learn even more about budgeting and pricing in crowdfunding, check these articles: