PayPal Giving Fund

PayPal Giving Fund

Raise Awareness and Funds on Facebook

To make it easier for you and your community to raise money, we’ve built tools to enable you and your supporters to raise funds to benefit your charity directly on Facebook. Facebook charges no fees on donations made to benefit charities on Facebook. 

Share the link below to activate your supporters to fundraise.


Collect Donations on Facebook

  • Post Donate Button

    Now your charity can benefit from money raised on Facebook with our donate button. The donate button is a quick way for people to donate to support your organisation without leaving Facebook. You’ll be able to add the button to your posts, making it easy for supporters to contribute in just a few taps.

Inspire others to fundraise to benefit
your charity.

Facebook Fundraisers lets people raise money to benefit your registered charity on Facebook. Your supporters can set up a dedicated Page to share their story, tell others about your mission and build support around a fundraising goal.


Post Donate Button

Fundraisers give people the tools to get the word out through Facebook, Messenger, live video and email, all in a place that their friends already visit every day.

Find new supporters

Each time someone donates, they are prompted to share and invite their friends. Shares and re-shares also contain a donate button, making it easy to donate directly from News Feed.

Engage supporters with Live video

Live with Donate Button

More and more people are going Live on Facebook to share their experiences. You and your supporters can now add a Donate button to live videos on Facebook. Give people an inside look into your organisation and share the impact you’ve made. 

Live video fundraisers can be a powerful way to raise awareness about your cause 


Fees & Eligibility

Is there a fee for collecting donations on Facebook?

Charities on Facebook receive 100% of the money donated to them. Visit the FAQs.

Charitable organisations in these countries may be eligible for Facebook’s charitable giving tools:
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • United States.

    Learn more about eligibility. Visit the FAQs
More frequently asked questions:

Who can donate?
Fundraising and Donations on Facebook FAQs

PayPal Giving Fund

As part of our effort to expand our charitable giving tools globally, we are excited to announce our partnership with PayPal Giving Fund Canada. PayPal Giving Fund is also powering Facebook fundraisers across the UK and Australia. This partnership will enable thousands of charities in PayPal Giving Fund Canada directory to access fundraising tools on Facebook for the first time and benefit from funds raised on Facebook.

Fees

Charities on Facebook receive 100% of the money donated to them. 

Eligibility

When people create a fundraiser to benefit a charity or add a Donate button to a post, they select the charity they want to support from a list of eligible charities. That list will now include charities based in the UK, Australia, and Canada that are in the PayPal Giving Fund directory. PayPal Giving Fund is available across the UK, Canada and Australia. Please contact PayPal Giving Fund for more details on how to enrol on the PayPal Giving Fund. Soon, we’ll be rolling this out to people in any of the countries where Facebook fundraising is available.

Payout — Australia

  • Charities that are enrolled with  PayPal Giving Fund are paid out monthly by PayPal Giving Fund. Learn more about PayPal Giving Fund enrolment.
  • Charities not enrolled with  PayPal Giving Fund will be paid via cheque and typically within 90 days.
  • PayPal Giving Fund enrolment status of a charity will influence the method and speed with which funds are distributed.

FAQs — Australia

Q: Is there a list of charities that are going to be added through this partnership with PayPal Giving Fund?

To find charities that can receive funds from PayPal Giving Fund, visit
https://www.paypal.com/au/fundraiser/hub.

Q: When will charities receiving funds via PayPal Giving Fund receive donations?

Charities enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund will receive a single payment into their Paypal account. Unenrolled charities will receive funds via cheque and typically within 90 days for more information, visit here .

Q: How do I view payment transaction reports for money raised to benefit my charity by PayPal Giving Fund on Facebook?

Enrolled charities receiving funds into their Paypal account  from PayPal Giving Fund can track the payments by logging in to the PayPal Giving Fund dashboard using their charities PayPal account. Charities receiving cheques will first need to enrol on the PayPal Giving Fund to access their dashboard and reports. Transaction-level information is not yet available.

Q: How do I opt out of raising money on Facebook with PayPal Giving Fund?

Charities benefitting from Facebook donations made to PayPal Giving Fund can request to have their profiles removed from the PayPal Giving Fund database. To do so, please send a request to PayPal Giving Fund directly. Note that PayPal Giving Fund will continue to pay out donations it has already received to benefit your charity, unless you request them not to. Once the request has been submitted, the charity can expect to be removed from Facebook’s fundraising platform.

Q: Will I receive a receipt?

Facebook will email you a donation receipt for each donation you make.

Q: Can I request a refund for my donation?

Donations to PayPal Giving Fund are not typically refundable. For more information, see our Donation Refund Policy.

Q: What Charitable Giving features/products are not currently available to PayPal Giving Fund charities?

Create a nonprofit fundraiser, Donate Button in page header, Fundraisers tab, Donation Matching, Recurring Donations, and Fundraiser API are not available to PayPal Giving Fund charities at this time.

As part of our effort to expand our charitable giving tools globally, we are excited to announce our partnership with PayPal Giving Fund Canada. PayPal Giving Fund is also powering Facebook fundraisers across the UK and Australia. This partnership will enable thousands of charities in PayPal Giving Fund Canada directory to access fundraising tools on Facebook for the first time and benefit from funds raised on Facebook.

Fees

Charities on Facebook receive 100% of the money donated to them. 

Eligibility

When people create a fundraiser to benefit a charity or add a Donate button to a post, they select the charity they want to support from a list of eligible charities. That list will now include charities based in the UK, Australia, and Canada that are in the PayPal Giving Fund directory. PayPal Giving Fund is available across the UK, Canada and Australia. Please contact PayPal Giving Fund for more details on how to enrol on the PayPal Giving Fund. Soon, we’ll be rolling this out to people in any of the countries where Facebook fundraising is available.

Payout — Canada

FAQs — Canada

Q: Is there a list of charities that are going to be added through this partnership with PayPal Giving Fund Canada?

To find charities that can receive funds from PayPal Giving Fund Canada, visit
https://www.paypal.com/ca/webapps/mpp/givingfund/home.


Q: When will charities receiving funds via PayPal Giving Fund Canada receive donations?

Charities enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund Canada will typically be paid electronically within 15 to 45 days of the original donation. Donations made from the 1st to the 15th of the current month will be paid at the end of the current month; donations made from the 16th to the 30th/31st will be paid out at the end of the following month. For charities not enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund Canada, the payout may take up to 90 days. For more information visit here.


Q: How do I view payment transaction reports for money raised to benefit my charity by PayPal Giving Fund Canada on Facebook?

Enrolled charities can track the payments by logging in to the PayPal Giving Fund Canada dashboard using their charity’s PayPal account. Charities receiving cheques will first need to enrol with PayPal Giving Fund Canada to access their dashboard. Transaction-level information is not yet available.


Q: How do I opt out of raising money on Facebook with PayPal Giving Fund Canada?

Charities benefitting from Facebook donations made to PayPal Giving Fund Canada can request to have their profiles removed from the PayPal Giving Fund Canada directory. To do so, please have an authorised representative of your charity send a request to PayPal Giving Fund Canada directly.


Q: How do I opt out of raising money on Facebook with PayPal Giving Fund?

Charities receiving Facebook donations from PayPal Giving Fund can request to have their profiles removed from the PayPal Giving Fund database. To do so, please send a request to PayPal Giving Fund directly. Note that PayPal Giving Fund will continue to pay out donations it has already received for your charity, unless you request them not to. Once the request has been submitted, the charity can expect to be removed from Facebook’s fundraising platform within 2-4 days.

Q: What Charitable Giving features/products are not currently available to PayPal Giving Fund charities?

Create a nonprofit fundraiser, Donate Button in page header, Fundraisers tab, Donation Matching, Recurring Donations, and Fundraiser API are not available to PayPal Giving Fund charities at this time.


About PayPal Giving Fund

PayPal Giving Fund Canada is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (# 081286775RR0001). Enrol your charity with the PayPal Giving Fund Canada to receive your funds faster.

PayPal Giving Fund Australia (ABN 65 106 950 945) is a Public Ancillary Fund and charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Make sure that you’ve enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund to update your profile and receive your funds faster