Commonly asked questions
The best way for creators, charities and public figures to receive donations from their audience. Creators also sell exclusive content and digital downloads with Buy Me A Coffee.
We offer PayPal and Stripe as payout options. Creators from Stripe-supported countries (US, UK, Canada and 22 others) are eligible to receive instant payouts without any minimum threshold. Payout via Paypal is available for creators all over the world and is paid when the support amount reaches a minimum threshold of $10.
Nope, sadly. Coffee is just a metaphor creators use to get support. Each coffee represents a $3/$4/$5 donation, and it is up to you how to spend it.
There is no monthly fee. The creators will be paid 95% of the amount they receive after a 5% platform fee (a creator earning $50 will keep $47.5).
We use PayPal and Stripe to process payments, and they charge some cents per successful payment.
Note: We waive any platform fee for all charities. If you are a charity, please contact us. We have also waived platform fee for our early users in the past, and we will continue to honor it.
None, Ever. Buy Me A Coffee is open to creators of all sizes, and there is no minimum requirement to set up a page and start receiving support.