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eBay for Charity Overview

Get a quick rundown on eBay for Charity—to inform or share.

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Set up a Direct Seller

Become a Direct Seller or authorise others to sell on your behalf.

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Gifts That Give Back

Create and manage your own symbolic gift listings.

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Cause Marketing Calendar

Align your campaign timing to global observance days.

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Social Media Toolkit

Use social media to amplify your fundraising efforts on eBay.

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High Profile Charity Campaigns

Learn best practices and steps to build a successful high profile charity campaign with eBay.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about eBay for Charity.

Why doesn’t my charity appear on eBay’s list of charities?

Charities need to enrol with PayPal Giving Fund to appear on eBay for Charity. As a grant-giving 501(c)(3) charity, PayPal Giving Fund collects the funds donated by buyers and sellers on eBay and then passes those funds on to the charity selected by the donor. Within 48 hours of enrolling with PayPal Giving Fund you’ll appear on eBay’s list of charities and be able to receive donations through eBay for Charity.

What is PayPal Giving Fund?

PayPal Giving Fund is a 501(c)(3) registered charity. In collaboration with PayPal, they’re building a network of donors, businesses, and charities to raise new, unrestricted funds for charity. Using digital technology and working with leading Internet businesses, they generate more than US $100 million in donations each year to benefit charities in the US, UK, and other countries. They provide donation and donor reports, aggregate donations for monthly electronic distribution, and handle legal registration requirements—all without charging donors or charities for their PayPal Giving Fund services.

How do I know if my charity is enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund?

Click here and enter your organisation’s EIN number to see if you are enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund.

Who can enrol in PayPal Giving Fund?

To enrol in PayPal Giving Fund, you need a confirmed PayPal charity account. 501(c)(3) public charities, religious organisations, and government agencies can provide documentation to PayPal to confirm their PayPal business account belongs to a charity.

Will I pay any fees when I receive donations through PayPal Giving Fund?

PayPal Giving Fund itself does not charge charities any fees for enrolling or receiving donations.

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