Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event. Donors do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated crypto that is donated and can typically deduct the fair market value of the donation on their taxes. This often makes Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax efficient ways to support your favorite cause. Talk to a crypto-savvy tax professional or connect with The Giving Block to get connected with one. If you want to learn more about how donating crypto can lower your taxes, check out thegivingblock.com/faq.
Donors Please Read - IMPORTANT: Please only send the exact cryptocurrency listed on the blockchain mentioned on the widget. Do not send any other cryptocurrencies (including layer 2, wrapped tokens, NFTs or other ERC-20 tokens not listed) as these are unsupported and may result in loss of donation. For more info, click here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which cryptocurrencies do you accept?
We accept the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) USD Coin (USDC) Dai (DAI) Dogecoin (DOGE) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Ethereum Name Service (ENS) 0x (ZRX) 1inch (1INCH) Aave (AAVE) Alchemix (ALCX) Amp (AMP) Ankr Network (ANKR) ApeCOIN (APE) API3 (API3) Audius (AUDIO) Axie Infinity Shards (AXS) Balancer (BAL) Bancor Network Token (BNT) BarnBridge (BOND) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ChainLink (LINK) Civic (CVC) Compound (COMP) Curve (CRV) Decentraland (MANA) DeFI Pulse Index (DPI) Dogelon Mars (ELON) Enjin Coin (ENJ) Fantom (FTM) Fetch AI (FET) Filecoin (FIL) Gala (GALA) Gemini Dollar (GUSD) Injective Protocol (INJ) Keep3r (KP3R) Kyber Network (KNC) Lido (LDO) Liquity USD (LUSD) Liquity(LQTY) Litecoin (LTC) Livepeer (LPT) Loopring (LRC) Magic Internet Money (MIM) Maker (MKR) Maple Finance (MPL) Mask Network (MASK) Merit Circle (MC) Mirror Protocol (MIR) Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2) Numeraire (NMR) Orchid (OXT) PAX Gold (PAXG) Polygon (MATIC) Quant (QNT) Radicle (RAD) Rally (RLY) Raydium (RAY) Ren (REN) Render Token (RNDR) Saber (SBR) Shiba Inu (SHIB) Skale (SKL) Smooth Love Potion (SLP) Solana (SOL) Somnium Space (CUBE) Spell Token (SPELL) Storj (STORJ) SushiSwap (SUSHI) Synthetix (SNX) Terra (LUNA) TerraUSD (UST) Tezos (XTZ) The Graph (GRT) The Sandbox (SAND) UMA (UMA) Uniswap (UNI) Wrapped Centrifuge (wCFG) Yearn.Finance (YFI) Zcash (ZEC)
Will I get a receipt with my donation?
In order to receive a receipt with your donation, you must enter your email when prompted to in our widget above. You will automatically receive a receipt from firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as the transaction is confirmed on the blockchain. This changes depending on the blockchain – you can refer to this guide for estimates and more information. Please note that you will receive a receipt every time you donate with our wallet address to the receipt you enter when generating the address.
Can I donate anonymously?
Yes, of course! However, if you’d like to receive a tax receipt, you must enter your email address when prompted on the third page. A tax receipt will only be sent once you’ve entered your email address.
I need a wallet address to complete my donation. Where can I access this information?
You can generate a wallet address by using our widget above.
- Choose the currency you wish to donate
- Put in any amount for the pledge (don’t worry – receipts will match the actual amount donated).
- Enter your donor information or choose to donate anonymously.
Once you reach the third page, the widget will generate a dynamic wallet address you can use to complete your donation.
Why can I donate Polygon (MATIC) but not tokens sent via the Polygon network?
The Giving Block supports the ERC-20 Polygon (MATIC) asset but The Giving Block does not support transfers via the Polygon/Matic network. In order to successfully donate Polygon (MATIC) to a charity please be sure the assets you are transferring are on the Ethereum mainnet (ERC-20 token).
I would like to donate through my NFT collection, where can I learn more?
We are currently in the process of developing a form to make donating through your NFT collection as easy as possible. In the meantime, please go here to sign up.