Make your fundraising go further.

Online fundraising with PayPal is the fast and easy way to get everyone in your social network - including your friends, family, and coworkers - to chip in.

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  • Simple - Collect donations quickly and easily.
  • Safe - PayPal has a proven record of security.
  • Powerful - Easily spread the word with your donors.

Make giving easier; add a Donate button.

2.9% + $0.30 per transaction and no monthly fee

Make donating to your cause effortless. Copy and paste on of our Donate buttons onto your fundraising website, blog, or email. All donations go directly into your PayPal account for easy access and tracking. You can even accept credit card payments.

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Collect donations anywhere.

2.7% per US swipe transaction and no monthly fee

PayPal Here is the easiest way to accept credit cards and PayPal on your smartphone and iPad. Simply download the app, plug in the card reader, swipe a card and collect a donation on the spot. It's perfect for selling tickets, taking auction payments and collecting donations in person. Swipe transactions are at a low fee of 2.7%.

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Send donation requests by email or mobile.

Soliciting a donation doesn't have to be awkward or time consuming. Send a donation request to your family and friends via email or mobile directly from your PayPal account.

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Get help from our partner solutions.

Kick start your fundraising efforts with tools for building custom websites, donation apps, and more. PayPal has partnered with leading application developers to offer even more tools to assist your fundraising.

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Flexible, affordable options for Nonprofits

PayPal has helped hundres of thousands of nonprofit organizations around the world meet their fundraising goals.

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Add a Donate Button to Make Giving Easier

With PayPal, you can easily give your donors several ways of paying you. You start by adding a Donate button to your website, blog, or an email – it takes under 15 minutes.

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Using PayPal makes your fundraising mission much easier:

  • Easily request donations online or from your mobile phone.
  • Donors just click the link in your email and choose their payment method.
  • You get tracking capabilities; see all your incoming donations in one place.

Get started:

  1. Sign up.
  2. Create a button.
  3. Paste the button onto your website or blog, or paste the URL link into an email.

The ease of use extends to your donors. Donors simply click on your button or link and choose to pay with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account. All donations go directly into your PayPal account for easy tracking.

(Please note: Fundraisers that are not verified nonprofits will be asked to demonstrate how their donations will be used, once they raise more than $10,000.)

Best of all, there are no setup costs or monthly fees. You pay only 2.9% + $0.30 USD per transaction (for example, on a $100 donation, you pay a $3.20 fee).

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Send Donation Requests via Email or Mobile

Use the PayPal Request Money tool to solicit donations from your friends and family via email or your mobile phone. To give, donors simply transfer funds from their PayPal account into yours or use their credit cards. (If they don't have a PayPal account, signing up is fast and easy.)
Request for money

It’s stress-free to solicit donations via your PayPal account:


  • Easily request donations online or from your mobile phone.
  • Donors just click the link in your email and choose their payment method.
  • You get tracking capabilities; see all your incoming donations in one place.

Get started:

  1. Log in or sign up for a PayPal account, go to the Request Money tab, and enter the donor's email address and the amount requested.
  2. The email recipient can donate with their PayPal account or credit cards
  3. You'll receive a confirmation email when the donation goes into your PayPal account.
Best of all, there are no setup costs or monthly fees. You pay only 2.9% + $0.30 USD per transaction (for example, on a $100 donation, you pay a $3.20 fee).

Get Help from Our Partner Solutions

PayPal has partnered with leading application developers to offer even more fundraising tools. Find out what they can offer you.

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Spread Awareness with the PayPal Giving Widget

Make donating to your cause easier and instantly actionable by placing a custom PayPal Giving Widget on your website or blog. You can customize and post your widget in a few simple clicks.


Plus, you can let others post your campaign on their own blogs or websites. All donations go into your PayPal account.

Conveniently, the Giving Widget lets you keep track of all your incoming donations all in one place and provides an option to acknowledge top contributors.



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Crowdfund with the Facebook App by FundRazr

Share on Facebook

Publish your story to your Facebook page and news feed.

Friends see your campaign, make donations using PayPal right on Facebook, then share the campaign with their friends.

FundRazr uses special advanced Facebook features to share your campaign with as many people as possible.

Share on mobile

Reach the many people who now access websites and Facebook on mobile devices.

Your campaign easily collects donations using FundRazr and PayPal screens optimized for the mobile user experience.

Share on blogs and websites

You and your friends can share your campaign on multiple blogs and websites by easily installing simple widgets.

All the widgets work together to promote your campaign in as many places as possible and bring the social giving experience to your entire web presence.

Share via email

You can add your FundRazr campaigns to your emails. Donors can give directly from the link in the email. They can also share the campaign with their social network.

All donations and comments will be reflected on your Facebook page, blog, website, or anywhere else you place your campaign. They are all linked with each other.