Accept donations quickly: Getting charities started with PayPal
PayPal offers discounted transaction rates for UK registered charities and nonprofit organisations for most products (1.4% +20p per transaction) with no monthly fees2. We also offer our normal rates for all other nonprofit organisations, along with no extra fees for setup, statements, withdrawals, or cancellation3.
How to set up a charity account
Step 1: Register
You'll need to sign up for a business account and register as a charity or nonprofit in order to receive donations. Register here.
If you are a UK registered charity or nonprofit organisation, learn how to become a PayPal confirmed charity to receive the discounted rate.
Step 2: Find the right online fundraising solutions for your organisation, big or small. Learn more about each option here.
Step 3: When you’re ready, you can add a Donate button to your website by following these step-by-step instructions.
What is PayPal Giving Fund?
Once you’ve registered your charity with PayPal, you have the option to enroll with PayPal Giving Fund and connect with even more donors. PayPal Giving Fund is a UK Registered Charity (No. 1110538) that uses PayPal technology and financial support to fundraise for causes. Click here to learn more and enroll today.
If you need help at any point, please visit our PayPal UK Help Centre.
2To be eligible for discounted fees, your charitable status needs to be verified by PayPal. Learn more.
3Transaction, currency conversion and other fees may apply when using PayPal. Find out more here.
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