GiveForward is a Chicago-based social venture that has quickly become one of America’s leading online platforms for helping friends and families in times of challenges. Since its launch in 2008, people have used industry-pioneer GiveForward to raise more than $186 million for major life events. GiveForward is the first place to turn when you or someone you love is facing a challenge. It’s the central rallying place for giving and receiving meaningful support. From sending a simple “Thinking of You” to raising money for out-of-pocket expenses, GiveForward empowers anyone to build a community and take action when it counts.
Chicago, US
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Chicago, US

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$2.52 M

Latest funding size

$2 M

Time since last funding

about 4 years


Pritzker Group Venture Capital, First Round, Naval Ravikant, Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs), Founder Collective, Social Leverage, FireStarter Fund, Corazon Capital, Techstars Ventures

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