How does Braid work?

Start a Braid Pool

Start a Braid Pool

Use the pool to collect memorial fund donations or raise money for funeral expenses.

Share your Pool Link to collect contributions

Share your Pool Link to collect contributions

Family and friends can add money with the Pool Link. No sign-up required.

Spend from the pool

Spend from the pool

Use Instant Send or Standard Send to disperse the memorial fund to a bank account or pay for funeral expenses directly with the Braid debit card.

A Dedicated Place For Memorial Funds

All your memorial fund needs covered

Start a Braid Pool to collect cash-free memorial donations online. Your pool keeps every contribution organized, so you can easily track funds and thank family and friends later. Use pool funds for your loved one’s memorial fund or to offset funeral expenses or medical bills. 

Pool Links make collecting money easy

Family and friends can contribute with a debit or credit card. No sign-up required.

Personalize your Pool Link

Add custom text and images to let everyone know whom you’re collecting donations for. Examples include a memorial fund or funeral expenses. 

Braid Pools do what you need them to

Braid Pools are a simple way to collect, manage, and spend memorial fund donations. Invite family members to manage pool funds with you. Easily spend the memorial fund with the Braid debit card or move funds to a bank account with standard or Instant Send transfers.

See contributions as they happen

Get optional alerts whenever someone contributes to the pool.

Spend pool money with a free debit card

Use the Braid card online or in-person. Add it to Apple Pay or Google Pay for contactless payment.

Guide to Raising Money for Memorial Fundraisers & Funeral Donations

Learn how to set up a memorial fundraiser, collect memorial donations online, and raise money for a funeral using Braid Money Pools.

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Guide to Raising Money for Memorial Fundraisers & Funeral Donations

Braid is Safe and Secure

We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and your personal data private.

All payment and personal information are encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.

Get spending notifications from your pools, and freeze your debit card anytime in the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Braid?
What is a memorial fund?
Can my family manage the pool, too?
How do I spend pool funds?
Does Braid charge fees?