A crowdfunding platform website popular with YouTube content creators, musicians, and webcomic artists. It allows artists to obtain funding from their fans or patrons, on a recurring basis, or per artwork. Has garnered much controversies as it allowed to posting adult content independently with barely no restrictions.
Mainly used by Western/Non-Japanese artists.
On Danbooru, this should be used for a fictionalized representation of Patreon such as its mascot or a "-tan" of which one is not yet known. The original tag has been split mainly into patreon username and patreon logo which is a white P in front of an orange background among other variations. Do not use this tag for images that simply have a reference to a page on Patreon, are a Patreon reward, or include the Patreon logo.