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The inLieu app makes it easy to support your friends by supporting their cause. inLieu allows users to make donations in lieu of purchasing gifts and at the same time makes donating fast, easy and social.

There are three main features to the app:

1. Give the gift of giving. Link to your contacts, create a personal message to your friends and at the same time make a donation to their favorite cause.
2. Make a direct donation. No more filling out long profiles on websites or postcards at events. Search over 1.8 million verified nonprofits, select your nonprofit and make a direct donation.
3. Create an event. Invite your friends to make a donation to your cause in lieu of a gift. Event can be real or virtual, can include a calendar invite and will link to the cause of your choice. Track RSVPs and donations within the app.

The inLieu mobile app provides a live feed of every transaction that can be liked and shared with friends. Finally an app that makes donating social.

Other cool features:
• Save your favorite nonprofits to your profile for friends to see
• Securely store your payment information for future donations
• Make donations within seconds
• Choose to be anonymous to nonprofits
• Transaction history available in app
• Search over 1.8 million U.S. 501(c)(3) verified nonprofits by name or by cause

What's New

Version 2.3.8

- Nonprofits' logos & users' avatars improvements
- Bug fixing

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
206 Ratings
206 Ratings
ckdedeker ,

My friends feel known and loved and HEARD when I donate on their behalf to a cause they love!

inLieu is easy, efficient, and empowering! I love that I can find a nonprofit close to everyone I love and give on their behalf. Birthdays, Holidays, and sometimes “just because” mean so much more when you’re choosing to make an impact!!

Jjpppgranddame ,

Birthdays Made Easy!

I no longer have to go to Nordstrom’s and find a cute, but throw-away gift for each birthday in my family. I can now give to a nonprofit that is important to the special birthday “boy or girl” and make an valuable impact in our community. Thank you InLieu!
Julie Fritz

Akwan77778 ,

A better gift

inLieu has changed the way I care for my family and friends. I love giving back in a way that supports the causes my people love. I don’t know what I’d do without it!! ❤️


Kathy Terry
84.1 MB
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 inLieu LLC


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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