Donation card FAQ for creators
YouTube creators can raise funds and awareness for U.S. and U.K. nonprofit organizations using YouTube's donation cards. Use the information below to get answers to your questions about using donation cards. Learn more about YouTube creators.
Nonprofits in the United StatesHow do I select a nonprofit?
You can select any U.S. 501(c)3 public charity in good standing. When you're adding a donation card to your video, you can start typing the name of a U.S. nonprofit (e.g. "Red") into the dialogue box, which will refine the results for you to select from.
The funds raised are collected and disbursed by Network for Good, a U.S. nonprofit donor advised fund, to the U.S. nonprofit you selected.
As required by the Internal Revenue Service, Network for Good has exclusive legal control over the donations once they are received. If Network for Good cannot disburse the funds to the nonprofit you selected, Network for Good will disburse the funds to an alternative qualified U.S. nonprofit.
As of 11/09/15, users in the following countries are able to make donations using Google Payments:Countries
You can currently make donations in the following countries:
- Czech Republic
- Great Britain
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
- United States
Nonprofits in the United Kingdom
How do I select a charity?
How are charities paid?
Who can donate?
- United Kingdom
- United States
Who should not use Donation Cards?
- You are receiving any payment or other benefit in connection with the fundraising;
- You are acting in the course of/representing a business; or
- You are acting on behalf of a charity.