Give Directly Local With Trust to Students

Join 1K+ other donors on Goodsend that are providing cash assistance directly to real Chicago students and families living in poverty.

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Goodsend aims to reduce financial barriers for those in underrepresented communities and increase economic mobility.
Goodsend's direct giving app allows you to help local community members pay their bills, their rent, buy groceries and more
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Give directly to students from local schools

We partner with established schools in the Chicago, Atlanta, and Bay Area communities to identify, vet, and support low-income students and families in need.

Testimonials from students that received direct financial aid.

Each month, a new batch of students and families in need receive a direct micro-grant from Goodsend’s community. Check out some of the stories from those that have received emergency financial aid.

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Give cash directly to Chicago students and families living in poverty

Goodsend allows donors of all ages to make an impact on real lives in their communities. With a recurring donation of just $5/month, you’ll help students in your community cover bills, support their families, pay school fees, and more. All donations with Goodsend are tax-deductible.

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Access cash assistance for your students

Goodsend is a free, cash assistance program for low-income students and families in Chicago. By signing up as a school partner, your staff can apply for micro-grants on behalf of students that are in need of cash assistance to cover basic needs, such as utility bills, rent, transportation, school fees, and more.

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Associate your brand with impact in Chicago

Goodsend partners with local Chicagoland businesses to promote their brand in their city and offer tap-to-give directly solutions within their physical space.


Make an impact with your crypto

Looking to make an impact with your crypto funds? Use your crypto wallet to put money into the hands of real students in need with Goodsend.

Why Goodsend is a better way to give


With our mobile and web giving platforms, we offer a seamless and easy way to give directly to local students.


By working with established school partners, we're able to offer vetted donation opportunities to our donors.


Give to the students and families that are currently in need of help in your own community.


With several recurring micro-donation options, Goodsend ensures that you never forget to help others.


Unlike other P2P giving platforms like GoFundMe, all donations made through Goodsend are tax-deductible.


See the impact that you're making on real lives in your community, via emailed thank you notes and updates.

Ready to get started?

Join over 1,000 consumers, companies, businesses, and brands that are giving directly to local students and families in need with Goodsend.