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Give to support causes you care about through the app or at checkout. There are no transaction fees so 100% of your donation goes to the charity of your choice.1

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Raise money

Want to do more? Raise money for yourself, friends in need, or local businesses that need a boost.

Choose from a wide range of charities

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Benefits of PayPal giving

When you give via PayPal, you can donate your credit card rewards2, get tax receipts, and feel satisfied that 100% of your donation supports charity.

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How to create a Generosity Network fundraiser

Lend a helping hand or find support in the Generosity Network.

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How to create a Generosity Network fundraiser

Lend a helping hand or find support in the Generosity Network.

  1. Raise money for yourself, others, a business, or charity

  2. Name your fundraiser, and set goal amount and end date

  3. Tell the story in your own words and upload images before publishing

  4. Share your online fundraiser to help spread the word

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1 PayPal covers all transaction fees when donating to the PayPal Giving Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity, subject to its terms. Donations can take up to 45 days to get to your chosen charity. It’s rare, but if we can’t send your money to this charity, we’ll ask you to recommend another. If we can’t reach you, we’ll send it to a similar charity and keep you updated. Your donation is typically tax-deductible in the US.

When giving through the Generosity Network, there are transaction fees for all non-charity fundraisers.

2 Pay with Rewards will be available for eligible credit cards on eligible purchases or can be donated to support a charitable cause with PayPal Giving Fund. All reward redemptions are subject to your issuer’s reward program terms. To learn more about Pay with Rewards, see terms and conditions.

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