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The essential, must-have, fund-raising software for charities and worthy organizations.

Welcome to Dempsi, your ultimate platform for creating and managing People's Choice or Fan Favorite contests! Here, we make contests not just easy but exciting for everyone involved.


  1. Super Simple Setup

    With Dempsi, setting up your contest is a breeze. In just a few steps, you'll have your contest up and running. No technical expertise required – just the passion to see your favorite rise to the top! But if you need help or want to discuss the how to optimally setup your contest, we always here to help.

  2. Complete Contest Control
    As a contest creator, you maintain full control over your contest. You get to oversee the progress and ensure fairness, all while enjoying the thrill of the competition.
  3. Automated Communication
    We value your time. That's why we automate email notifications for contestants right from registration through to contest updates. You focus on the contest, we'll take care of the rest.
  4. Free Votes and More
    Get everyone excited about voting with free votes for contestants. It's a fun way to get people involved and keep the competition lively.
  5. Automatic Tallying and Detailed Analytics
    With Dempsi, you won’t miss a beat. We provide automatic vote tallying and offer detailed analytics of vote patterns and summaries. So you can keep track of every vote and every contestant.
  6. Exciting Display Options
    To spice up the competition, choose how to display your voting page - ranked by vote, alphabetical, or random order. Keep your audience guessing by switching the display towards the end of the contest and build suspense for the grand announcement of the winner!
  7. Smart Upselling
    Make the most of every transaction with our checkout upsell option. It’s a clever way to generate more votes and create even more excitement in your contest.

Come, join us at Dempsi, and let the competition begin!

Unbiased and Trustworthy

One of the core strengths of using Dempsi is our unbiased, third-party role in your contests. As an independent platform, we have no favorites and no bias towards any contestant. Our primary goal is to ensure fairness and transparency in every contest hosted on our platform.

This means you can assure your voters that the contest is conducted with the highest level of integrity. Every vote truly counts, and the winner is always the genuine People's Choice or Fan Favorite.

When you choose Dempsi, you're not just choosing an easy-to-use contest platform. You're choosing a partner committed to maintaining the trust of your audience and the legitimacy of your contests. After all, nothing is more important to us than providing peace of mind to you and every voter involved.


The fees for using Dempsi is 25%

At first glance, a 25% fee might seem substantial, but let's put this into perspective. The value you receive from Dempsi is beyond just setting up a contest – it's about creating a seamless, exciting, and profitable contest experience. From the ease of setting up to the intricate management controls, automatic communications, detailed analytics, and clever upselling features, we handle all the complexities behind the scenes so you can focus on what matters most - your contest and your audience. This fee also covers the costs associated with the servers, software, email, support, maintaining the security, reliability, and constant improvements to our platform. We're dedicated to providing you a top-tier service that not only helps you engage your audience but also drive excitement, participation, and revenue. We believe in the value we deliver and are confident that once you experience a contest with Dempsi, you'll agree.

As a point of reference, the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance suggests that a charity's fundraising expenses should be no more than 35% of related contributions. Dempsi is well within that target. Here is a link:

Payments are processes through Stripe (or Square if you prefer) and their fees are not included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I start a contest on Dempsi?
A: Starting a contest on Dempsi is easy. Simply register on our platform, follow the step-by-step form to setting up your contest, and you're good to go! No technical expertise is required.

Q: How long should I run the contest?
A: You can run a contest over a weeks, or months. It is up to your particular requirements, Generally, it is better to start your contest sooner and run it longer than you would think. If your contest is associated with an event, starting your contest months before the event is usually a good idea as it will keep your event top of mind with the consestants.

Q: How much does it cost to host a contest on Dempsi?
A: The fee for using Dempsi is 25% of the contest revenue. This covers all the features we offer including contest setup, management controls, automated communications, detailed analytics, and upselling features.

Q: How are payments handled on Dempsi?A: Payments are processed securely through Stripe or Square. Please note that their fees are not included in our 25% fee.

Q: Can I control how the voting page is displayed?
A: Yes, you can choose to display your voting page in rank order, alphabetical order, or in a random order. This allows you to keep the contest exciting and build suspense!

Q: How can I ensure fairness in the contest?
A: Dempsi is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity for every contest. As an unbiased, third-party platform, we ensure fairness and transparency in every contest hosted on our platform.

Q: Do contestants receive notifications about the contest updates?
A: Yes, we automate email notifications for contestants right from registration through to contest updates. This allows you to focus on the contest while we take care of the rest.

Q: How can I get help or support?
A: You can reach out to us at for any assistance. Our team is always ready to help you create and manage your contests effectively.


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