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Brands: How to: Donate Button

There are a few ways to add a Donate button to your Page posts:

  • Create your post. Click the coin image. Select a nonprofit. Publish.
  • Create your post. Click Feeling/Activity. Scroll to click Supporting. Select a nonprofit. Publish.
    See FAQ for more.

Live Video Donate Button

  • Go live with your mobile phone
  • This approach is best suited for shorter videos or personal moments.
  • Use Facebook’s Live API. The Live API is best for larger events where you need more control over the experience. You’ll be able to bring in video from professional cameras, multi-camera setups and programmatic sources such as games or screencasts.

How to Go Live with Donate

From Desktop

To add a donate button to a live video using Live Producer on Desktop:

  1. Enter Live Producer as a Page Admin from any Live entry point.
  2. Click the Raise Money icon in left-hand side description box.
  3. Select a nonprofit or fundraiser for people to donate to. All nonprofits receive 100% of the money you raise.
  4. Select Go Live.

From iOS

To add a donate button to a live video using the Facebook for iOS app:

  1. Tap Live at the top of your Page.
  2. Tap the Raise Money button at the bottom.
  3. Select a nonprofit or fundraiser for people to donate to. All nonprofits receive 100% of the money you raise.
  4. Tap Start Live Video.

In earlier versions of the app, the steps may be different:

  1. Tap Live at the top of your Page.
  2. Tap the ellipsis in the top right corner.
  3. Tap Add a Donate Button.
  4. Select a nonprofit or fundraiser for people to donate to. All nonprofits receive 100% of the money you raise.
  5. Tap Start Live Video.

From Android

To add a donate button to a live video using the Facebook for Android app:

  1. Tap Live at the top of your Page.
  2. Tap the Raise Money button at the bottom.
  3. Select a nonprofit or fundraiser for people to donate to. All nonprofits receive 100% of the money you raise.
  4. Tap Start Live Video.