Boost your online fundraising with tools for nonprofits of every size.

From adding a Donate button to your homepage to creating a customized donation process, we offer a wide range of online fundraising tools to help organizations both big and small connect with donors 24/7.

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Add a Donate button

Make it easier for people to donate on your website in just a few taps or clicks by adding a standard or customized Donate button. With easy, DIY integration, you can be up and running in 15 minutes–no programming skills required.

This tool is a good fit for: Small organizations


  • Accept major credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal
  • Chose which donation amount options you want to offer donors
  • Allow donors to donate to specific programs
  • Accept recurring donations
  • Low friction donation processing capability with support for email, QR codes, and shareable URLs

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Offer more payment options for your donors

PayPal Checkout allows your donors to use the most popular online payment methods to contribute to your cause. Set up is easy with a developer or an e-commerce solution provider.

This tool is a good fit for: Mid–large organizations


  • Accept major credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and Venmo
  • Allows donors to complete their transactions without leaving your site
  • Add recurring donations as a checkout option
  • One-and-done integration with updates handled by PayPal

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Build a custom donation flow

With PayPal Payments Pro, you can create an advanced, fully customized donation process that matches the look and feel of your organization.

This tool is a good fit for: Large organizations


  • Accept major credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and Venmo
  • Expand your reach with multi-currency payment processing in 6 currencies
  • Add recurring donations as a checkout option
  • Keep donors on your site with a fully integrated checkout experience
  • Accept donations over the phone through Virtual Terminal

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Take pledges now and collect later

Use our invoicing tools to collect donations after an event or to follow up with repeat donors. With no invoicing software required, send in minutes from any device via email.

This tool is a good fit for: All organizations


  • Accept major credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal
  • Save invoice templates, items, and donor contact info for quick entry
  • Create scheduled or recurring invoices to automate your invoicing

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Easily accept PayPal donations with a custom link

With a custom PayPal.Me link, you can promote your cause and collect donations right away.

This tool is a good fit for: Small organizations


  • Customize your link with a theme and logo
  • Add it to your website or share via social channels, email, or text
  • Request specific donation amounts by adding it to the end of your link
  • Accept PayPal users' debit and credit cards or account balance

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Keep your fundraising costs down

PayPal offers discounted transaction rates for confirmed 501(c)(3) charities for most products, with no setup, statement, withdrawal, or cancellation fees.

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Learn how to better raise money online.

Check out our top tips and tricks for making your online fundraiser a success.

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Reach More Donors Through the PayPal Giving Fund

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Online Fundraising Stories: PayPal and Kiva empower entrepreneurs around the world.

Since its very first loan, Kiva has used PayPal as its exclusive online payments processor to help unlock funds for entrepreneurs who wouldn't otherwise have access. With the help of our online fundraising tools, Kiva and PayPal have processed $1.17 billion in loans1 for 2.8 million entrepreneurs around the world.2

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Any way you fundraise, enjoy the benefits of PayPal.

We've partnered with other leading online fundraising platforms to integrate PayPal with their systems. If you already use one of these online fundraising providers, ask them how to get PayPal as a donation option for your site and get connected with our network of over 300 million PayPal users around the globe.

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1Based on the nonprofit’s internal data 2018
2PayPal internal data 2018