About Crowdfunding

The Power of Every One is Cleveland Clinic’s own crowdfunding platform. Crowdfunding helps passionate individuals around the world contribute to causes and projects that mean something to them.

The Power of Every One gives clinicians, researchers and all employees at Cleveland Clinic a unique opportunity to raise money for projects that positively impact patients and advance health worldwide.

One hundred percent of funds raised directly benefits the projects, regardless of whether a campaign’s revenue goal is achieved.

Project champions: See our Crowdfunding Toolkit for a comprehensive guide to campaign planning.

Cleveland Clinic FAQ

Who is eligible to fundraise on The Power of Every One?

All Cleveland Clinic caregivers are eligible to apply for a project page. Applications are not accepted from the general public. Please see our application for more details on the requirements.

How long does a campaign last?

Each project's campaign is "live" (accepting donations) for 30 - 60 days.

What kinds of projects does this site support?

This platform supports a wide variety of projects housed at Cleveland Clinic, from basic science research to public health initiatives to clinical care programs.

Any Cleveland Clinic employee can submit an application to raise money through the site.

For more information on specific project qualifications, please see our application.  

Is there a fee to use the platform?


How will my contribution be used?

One hundred percent of the money raised directly benefits the project, regardless of whether the campaign’s revenue goal is achieved.


Is my contribution tax-deductible?


Is my payment secure?

Yes.  Cleveland Clinic’s crowdfunding platform securely processes credit card transactions within PCI compliance standards.  

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes. You should receive an e-mail receipt within 24 hours.  If you do not receive an e-mail receipt, please send an email to giving@ccf.org or call us at 216-448-0667.


When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card will be charged within 1 - 2 days.


Can I make a gift of securities?

Yes. Please send an email to giving@ccf.org or call us at 216-448-0667.

Are international donations accepted?

Yes. International donations are accepted.

Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

Yes. Please call 800.223.2273 ext. 41245 or send a check to: 

Cleveland Clinic/Philanthropy Institute
PO Box 931517
Cleveland, OH 44193-1655

I received an error message while making a gift. What’s wrong?

If you've received an error message,  please send an email to giving@ccf.org or call us at 216-448-0667.

What is your refund policy?

 If you would like to request a refund, please send an email to giving@ccf.org or call us at 216-448-0667.

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?

Please send your questions via email to giving@ccf.org or call us at 216-448-0667.