PayPal for Nonprofits
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Accept credit cards and more, online and beyond. However you collect funds, we have affordable options trusted by nonprofits everywhere.
- Discounted rates for registered 501(c)(3)s (See pricing)
We offer affordable pricing on our PayPal business accounts and our ultra-convenient PayPal Here credit-card reader.View all merchant fees
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- Accepts cards, checks, and PayPal.
- Offers live phone support
- Lets you manage multiple users.
1 Discounted rates are available to 501(c)(3) charities. All other nonprofits pay our affordable standard rates. To qualify for discounted rates, sign up for a PayPal Business account, selecting Nonprofit Organization as the business type and Charity as the category. Later, you’ll be asked for documentation of your 501(c)(3) status. Some products might have additional monthly fees. See all pricing details.
2Excluding keyed-in and scanned credit card transactions; US only
31% cash back on eligible purchases when funds are withdrawn to a PayPal merchant debit card
- Easy setup, no programming skills required
- Your donors don’t need a PayPal account
Keep your costs down.
PayPal offers discounted transaction rates for 501(c)(3) for most products, and consistently low rates for all other nonprofits. There are no extra fees for setup, statements, withdrawals or cancellation. Those hidden fees can really add up.
Accept credit cards and PayPal on your website.
Our most popular option for nonprofits is the PayPal Payments Standard donate button. Setting it up involves little more than copying and pasting a few lines of HTML onto your site.
What do my donors see?
1. Your SiteA donor decides to contribute.
2. PayPal.comThey enter their payment details.
3. PayPal.comThey view their payment confirmation.
4. Your SiteAnd they return to your site.
5. PayPal.comYou collect the donation.
Collect donations anywhere.
PayPal HereTM is an easy way to accept credit cards, PayPal and even checks* right on your smartphone. 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%.
Add PayPal to your existing fundraising solution.
We've teamed up with the leading online fundraising providers to include PayPal in their offerings. If you already have a provider, ask them how to activate PayPal on your site.
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Access your funds quickly.
When your donor gives through PayPal, the money usually shows up in your PayPal account within minutes. From there, transfer it to your organization's bank account at no charge.
Be in good company.
Over 200,000 nonprofits received more than $3 billion through PayPal last year. Donors love the convenience and security of PayPal, while nonprofits can boost donations and lower costs.
Track every dollar and donor.
Monthly statements, downloadable logs and instant transaction searches are all part of your PayPal account. You can also offer controlled access to your employees for tasks like mailing donors.
Protect your organization.
If there's one thing people know about PayPal, it's how seriously we take security. Automatic fraud screening helps keep you and your donors safer. And since PayPal is PCI compliant, your task of meeting these standards is a good deal simpler.