Accepting donations is easy with a PayPal Business Account

If you’re an eligible Australian charity, here are some of our payment solutions for you to get paid online and in person. You can access these solutions with one PayPal business account.

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PayPal Giving Fund

If you’re a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and you hold Item 1 Deductible Gift Recipient status, you’re automatically listed with PayPal Giving Fund. It’s another way people can support your charity.Key featuresPayPal Giving Fund doesn’t charge your charity a fee for its services. However, some of its partners may charge fees on donations made through their platforms*.Your supporters can donate on PayPal’s Fundraiser Hub, in the PayPal app or at checkout using Give at Checkout to benefit your charity.Supporters can create fundraisers on PayPal Giving Fund’s partner platforms such as Facebook and GoFundMe. Learn more about PayPal Giving Fund

Online donations

PayPal CheckoutGet donors through checkout faster with a seamless and secure payment experience. Start accepting payments in minutes with a shopping cart plugin or add-on, or create a customised checkout with our APIs.Learn more about PayPal CheckoutDonate buttonDon’t worry if you’re not technical. Just copy and paste a line of code to add the PayPal donate button to your website.Learn more about PayPal’s donate buttonNo monthly feesFees are charged only when you receive a donation. The rate for eligible Australian Charities is 1.1% + 30 cents.

PayPal Featured Charities

In addition to the PayPal Giving Fund directory, eligible charities can be selected as Featured Charities. These charities appear in a variety of prominent locations for PayPal consumers, helping to attract new supporters and donations.Learn more about PayPal Featured Charities

Virtual Terminal

Accept payments sent in the mail or over the phone wherever you have internet.Key featuresInstantly process phone, fax and mail orders online.No POS terminal or software. All your need is a tablet or computer. Print payment receipts from one secure form.Learn more about Virtual Terminal

National Partnerships Manager, OzHarvest "PayPal has enabled OzHarvest to offer an additional avenue to receive donations securely on our website. In addition, we are able to leverage the PayPal Giving Fund and Facebook partnership to fundraise on Facebook which we wouldn’t otherwise be able to do."

Many Australian charities use PayPal.

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*See PayPal Giving Fund FAQs for more details.