Once you enroll, we’ll use this account to pay you the funds we receive for your charity. The fastest way to receive future grants from PayPal Giving Fund is with a PayPal business account. Once you’ve signed up and verified your account, we’ll deposit future grants into it once a month. You will also be able to track all donations made to your charity through PayPal Giving Fund and see donor details (where the donor has agreed to share their details with you).”.
a) You can create a PayPal Business account for your charity here.
b) When creating the account for your charity, be sure to select “Charitable and Social Service Organisations” in
response to the question “What type of services do you sell?”
Login to your PayPal account and navigate to the Resolution Centre to resolve any account limitations. You’ll see details about why your account has been limited and the information PayPal needs from you to resolve it.
In most cases, PayPal will need the following:
a) Your name, date of birth and address. You will also need to provide documentation to verify these details, here are examples of the types of documents PayPal will accept.
b) Information about your charity, such as legal entity documents and information about related parties.
c) The names, dates of birth and addresses of the beneficial owners of your charity.*
d) If your charity operates a separate item 1 Deductible Gift Recipient Fund, authority or institution, PayPal
Giving Fund will email you and ask you to confirm that your PayPal account is used for your Deductible Gift Recipient purposes before enrolling your charity’s account into the PayPal Giving Fund program.
a) You’ll receive an email from us confirming your charity’s account has been enrolled.
b) We’ll use your verified PayPal Business Account to pay you the funds we receive for your charity. We generally
distribute funds once a month by depositing a single payment into your charity’s PayPal account at the end of the month.
c) Now that you are enrolled, you will have access to your PayPal Giving Fund dashboard. You can access the dashboard by logging in using your PayPal accounts details here.
*If your charity does not have Beneficial Owner(s) i.e. individual(s) who own or control 25% or more of your organization relevant assets, you can provide the details for a Senior Management Official, who has voting rights or is in position to exercise significant authority (>25%) over the finances and operations of the charity. PayPal understands that this is the position for many charities, in which case the details of a board member or senior member of staff could be provided instead. For Senior Management Official, you can submit the approximate percentage of control over the charity’s finances and operations. If there have been changes to your charity’s Beneficial Owner(s) or any of their information, you can follow these steps to update the information on your charity’s PayPal account:
Enrolling with PayPal Giving Fund has no sign up or monthly costs. In some cases our partners may choose to charge fees on donations made through their platforms, which they will disclose on their websites.
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