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To engage our ever-growing community of 179 million active buyers, you will need to enrol with our partner, PayPal Giving Fund using your charity’s PayPal account. PayPal Giving Fund, is our partner charity, which receives donations and regrants the funds to the participating charities chosen by our community. Enrolment is free.

Getting Started

This section will walk you through the enrolment process step-by-step.

1. Gather the following documentation
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The first step is to gather the following information pertaining to your charity. You will want to keep these items handy throughout the process.

Details of your charity and its trustees, including their addresses Your charity registration documents (e.g. from HMRC or the Charity Commission) Your charity’s bank account details (and access to the account)

Check to see if your charity has already been enrolled. If you entered this information on a previous screen - please skip! We highly recommend confirming your enrolment status. In many cases a charity has previously enrolled and forgot or are unaware.

(Skip this step if you've already searched your charity on a previous page. Proceed to step 2)

2. Confirm Your Charity Status with PayPal
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Visit PayPal’s page and your PayPal business account. (Note: if you don’t have one yet, start by creating one here: www.paypal.com)

Follow the steps to link your bank account and confirm your charity’s status.

Once you’ve completed all the steps, you will receive an email that your charity status has been confirmed.

If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, please contact PayPal Giving Fund here.

3. Enrol with PayPal Giving Fund
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In order to allow the eBay community to support your charity, you will need to enrol with PayPal Giving Fund using your confirmed PayPal account.

*Note: PayPal Giving Fund does not charge charities any fees for enrolling or receiving donations.

For a closer look at the PayPal Giving Fund enrolment process, you can view each step by clicking on the dots in the roadmap below:

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    Step 1

    To receive funds from PayPal Giving Fund, click ‘continue’ to begin the enrolment process.

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    Step 2

    Follow the onscreen instructions to provide information about your charity.

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    Step 3

    Once you have completed enrolment, this is what your PayPal Giving Fund dashboard will look like.

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    Step 4

    Here is what your eBay for Charity profile page will look like once you are enrolled with PayPal Giving Fund.

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Step 1

To receive funds from PayPal Giving Fund, click ‘continue’ to begin the enrolment process.

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4. Now What?
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Upon enrolment, search for your organisation at http://charity.ebay.com to view your charity profile page on eBay. It may take up to 72 hours for your charity page to appear.

Review your charity profile page. Since eBay uses information provided by PayPal/PayPal Giving Fund (your logo, mission statement, etc.), any changes will need to be made by logging into your PayPal Giving Fund account and clicking Edit Profile.

For more information on PayPal Giving Fund, visit their FAQ page.

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