Get started fundraising with PayPal.

You'll need to register your account with PayPal as a nonprofit in order to receive donations. Once you've registered, learn how to set up your PayPal fundraising tools.

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Registering your account with PayPal as a nonprofit is easy.
Just have the following info handy.

Organizational Details
  • Registered name
  • Registered address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Website URL
  • Date established

Organization Bank Account Info
  • Account number
  • Routing number
  • Online banking access1

Account Holder Details
  • Job title
  • Date of birth2
  • Social security number2
  • Home address
  • Email address3

1 You can still register if online banking is not available, but the process will be delayed. You will need to check your bank statement when it arrives to verify your account.
2 Personal information is for security and verification purposes and is not shared.
3 This will become the primary login name

Confirm your charity status to enjoy special rates and other exclusive benefits.
As a 501(c)(3) charity, you’ll need a few additional pieces of info handy to confirm your PayPal account belongs to your charity.

EIN number, to verify your charity status

Estimated volume of monthly PayPal transactions

PDF of your bank statement attached to your PayPal account (including full account name and number)

Learn how to set up your online fundraising tools:

Donate Button

Donate Button

Be up and running in 15 minutes with quick, DIY integration and start collecting donations online right away.

Create a Button
PayPal Checkout

PayPal Checkout

With one-and-done integration, collaborate with your developer or e-commerce solution provider to get set up and let us handle the updates.

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PayPal Payments Pro

PayPal Payments Pro

Upgrade your checkout process and optimize for mobile by collaborating with your developer or e-commerce solution provider.

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Make a custom invoice template and send an invoice from any device within minutes. No invoicing tools required.

Make an Invoice


Getting set up with your personalized PayPal.Me link is as easy as choosing your favorite theme and adding your organization’s logo.

Create a Link

Start fundraising in person with PayPal Here.

Accepting in-person donations with PayPal Here is easy. So is getting set up.

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Take your fundraising efforts to the next level.

Whether you're just getting started or are looking for ways to boost donations, we're here to support you with extensive resources.

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Help is just a click away.

If you have questions about your account or specific nonprofit fundraising tools, visit our support page for more information.

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