Tools for Charities
The Good Guide
A fundraising and communications guide to eBay for Charity.Download PDF
eBay for Charity Overview
Get a quick rundown on eBay for Charity—to inform or share.Download PDF
Set up a Direct Seller
Become a Direct Seller or authorise others to sell on your behalf.Learn More
Gifts That Give Back
Create and manage your own symbolic gift listings.Learn More
Cause Marketing Calendar
Align your campaign timing to global observance days.Download PDF
Social Media Toolkit
Use social media to amplify your fundraising efforts on eBay.Download PDF
High Profile Charity Campaigns
Learn best practices and steps to build a successful high profile charity campaign with eBay.Download PDF
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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