Crowdfunding for amateur athletes. empowers high-performance athletes around the world to fund their sport. Let us be your virtual coach - you need to close the gap in funding to get to that next step, and we intend to get you there.

We helped eight athletes compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and we've got even more going to Rio this year.

To date, we've raised $755,484 for 111 athletes.

It's time to get on your team.

Raise more

1/3 of our campaigns exceed their goal, and raise $6,806 on average. That's 2.5x our closest competitor.

Stress less

Our fully-featured platform and personal hands-on coaching let you spend more time focusing on your sport.

Perform better

Stay at the top of your game, and we'll do what we can to get your message out so your fans see you at your best.

Get Rewarded.

With Rewards, we'll give you cold, hard cash for reaching campaign milestones and posting updates.

"You'll give me money just for posting updates?"


When you're sharing your campaign, you're getting the word out to your network. And they're spreading it to their networks.

Heard enough?

Start Your Campaign Now is a not-for-profit organization founded by former Olympic kayaker Julia Rivard and former gymnast Leah Skerry. We started in 2012 and are based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Any questions? Check out our FAQ or drop us a line.