Fundraising 101

Raise More Money

Raise More Money, Do More Good

Overview of how to boost fundraising efforts online and mobile with PayPal.

Guide to mobile fundraising

A guide to mobile fundraising

Tips to increase donations and donor engagement with mobile giving.

Fundraising 411 from PayPal

Fundraising 411 from PayPal

From Giving Tuesday to the PayPal Giving Fund, read up on what’s new and of note in the nonprofit world.

PayPal Giving Fund

PayPal Giving Fund: Connecting you with over 100 million new donors

Reach new donors and benefit from innovative ways to fundraise. PayPal Giving Fund is a registered charity that raises new funds to benefit other charities through technology.

Case Studies

Optimize email

Optimize email for mobile

With more email communication being opened on a smartphone, get 5 tips to create super effective fundraising emails.

Kiva powered by PayPal

Kiva powered by PayPal

Microlender Kiva.org has processed $280 million in loans and accepted $17.7 million in donations using PayPal.

Operation Smile grins

Operation Smile grins from ear to ear

Operation Smile integrated its CRM with PayPal and increased revenue by 60%.

Walk to end Alzheimer’s goes mobile

The Walk to end Alzheimer’s goes mobile

The PayPal Here app eased Alzheimer’s logistics, lowered costs and increased dollars raised from credit card donations.

Canada removed everyday obstacles

GivingTuesday Canada removed everyday obstacles to donating

GivingTuesday Canada utilized PayPal’s 1% match incentive to increase donations.

Social media fundraising

Social media fundraising

Embrace the newest frontiers of fundraising including crowdfunding, apps, QR codes and texting.

Indiana University Case Study

Measurable ease for a complex system

PayPal helped Indiana University streamline payments while building an enduring business relationship.

Watch and Learn

Paypal Donate

How to Add a Donate Button to your Website

Josh and Michael here from PayPal with a quick tip on how to attract more donations on your website.

Set up multiple users

How to set up multiple users on PayPal Here

Add multiple users to your PayPal account so employees and volunteers can take payments that all track back to a single account for easy management.

PayPal Express Checkout

How to use PayPal Express Checkout

This quick and easy step-by-step tutorial will teach you the best practices.

Demo for fast checkout

One Touch demo for fast checkout

Learn the ways people can donate to your cause with just a few taps of their mobile device.

Improve mobile checkout

Improve mobile checkout

If you’ve ever wondered where to add “donate now” or “checkout” buttons on your mobile site, this quick tip video is for you.

Make your website mobile ready

Make your website mobile ready

Test your website to make sure it’s looking good on mobile.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

Fundraising with PayPal: Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

See how Children’s Miracle Network Hospital fundraised at events and on the go with PayPal Here, getting dollars to the hospitals where it’s needed most.

Latest Stories

PayPal — empowering every type of nonprofit organization

More than 500,000 charities, nonprofits, schools, political campaigns and crowdfunders around the world trust PayPal to help them fundraise billions of dollars every year. PayPal can help your non-profit with in-person and online fundraising, through the PayPal Donate Button and solutions for mobile donations, crowdfunding, event fundraising and more. PayPal offers special discounts for charities and universities, and very low rates for other organizations and crowdfunders.

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