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What is Fringe?
A fringe benefits marketplace that gives you an easy way to offer employees their choice lifestyle benefits that they’ll love
For more, see What is Fringe? (90-second introductory video)
Why does Fringe exist?
What are Fringe’s values?
What is the value proposition of Fringe?
How does Fringe work?
The primary use case for Fringe exists between an employer and their employees.
As a monthly or quarterly stipend
For manager spot bonuses
For rewards and recognition
On anniversaries or other special occasions
The employee can spend their points on any service in the marketplace
How do points work on Fringe?
Points gamify the experience of choosing lifestyle benefits on our platform.
$1 buys 5 points
Points never expire
What can employees buy with their points?
130+ services to your employees that save them time, reduce stress, impact the family, and spark joy.
Local, national, and international vendors
No markups or hidden fees: most services on Fringe are priced below market value
8 in 10 employees say that Fringe increased their loyalty to their company
87% of employees said that Fringe was more meaningful, or as meaningful, as their traditional benefits
84% of employees say they prefer lifestyle benefits over in-office perks
90% average utilization & engagement for programs with monthly contributions
For a complete list of vendors:
How do you determine which vendors are on the site?
How are vendors selected? How can I suggest a new vendor?
Are services on Fringe marked up?
What is the average cost of a service in Fringe?
Can employers edit the marketplace to include standalone services they offer?
Do points rollover from month to month?
What happens to points when an employee leaves their employer?
What is the conversion rate between points and dollars?
Can I use my credit card to buy up to additional items?
Yes, you can use any available points and “top off” by adding a credit card during the check-out process.
Can I donate to a charity of choice?
Yes, with Fringe Premium you can give your points to friends, family, coworkers, and any charity of your choice. Donations to 501©3s are tax deductible
What can employees redeem with their points?
Fringe offers 130+ services to your employees that save them time, reduce stress, impact the family, and spark joy.
Food and grocery delivery
Family support, including virtual learning, educational activity subscriptions
Caregiving for kids, pets, and aging family members
Entertainment, including streaming, gaming, and more
Available vendors may be customized at the client’s request