Franklin is a WordPress crowdfunding theme, lovingly crafted from the ground up to be 100% responsive, elegant and bloat-free.

Built on top of Easy Digital Downloads and Crowdfunding by Astoundify, Franklin gives you the ability to crowdfund your latest project in style. Suitable for bands, non-profits, inventors or any other entrepreneurs who want to crowdfund without the middle man.

Note: Franklin requires Easy Digital Downloads and Crowdfunding by Astoundify for its crowdfunding features.


  • Supports Crowdfunding by Astoundify and Easy Digital Downloads
  • 100% responsive design, built with a mobile-first approach
  • Crisp retina graphics
  • Unlimited colours
  • 6 preset colour palettes
  • 8 optional textures, and the ability to load your own
  • 5 custom widgets: Campaign Updates, Campaign Video, Campaign Pledge Levels, Campaign Backers, Sofa Posts
  • Widgetized campaign page
  • Full-featured blog, with support for every post format: video, gallery, image, audio, aside, status, chat, link, quote
  • Allow anonymous backers
  • Contact page template
  • Supports Ninja Forms
  • Demo content included
  • Multilingual ready (.mo/.po files included)

Note: Photos used in the demo site are not included.

Looking for a community-oriented crowdfunding theme?

Franklin is specifically geared towards single-campaign websites, but if you are interested in seeing a community-oriented version developed, let us know in the comments below!

Anything missing

If Franklin is missing that one killer feature you just can’t live without, tell us! If there’s something stopping you from choosing Franklin, we would love to know so that we can improve the theme.