Super Chat for Good overview

Super Chat for Good allows eligible US- and Canada-based creators and viewers to support qualifying U.S. non-profit organisations. When an eligible channel enables Super Chat for Good, 100% of the purchased amount generated from that Super Chat for Good will be automatically routed to a nonprofit chosen by the channel.

This article is for creators who want to set up Super Chat for Good. If you want to know how you can donate and what happens to your donations, you can learn more.

Set up a Super Chat for Good

Eligibility requirements

You can switch on Super Chat for Good if you meet the following requirements:

Get Super Chat for Good on your channel

Enable Super Chat for Good 

Once Super Chat is enabled, you can use Super Chat for Good on any live chat.

Using Stream Now

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Go to Creator Studio > Live Streaming > Stream Now.
  3. Select the gear icon in the Chat widget Settings icon > tick the 'Enable Super Chat for Good' box.
  4. Select the charity that you want to support.
  5. Wait for your chat settings to be saved.

​Using Events

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Go to Creator Studio > Live Streaming > Events.
  3. Select the live stream where you want to enable Super Chat for Good.
  4. Go to Edit > Basic Info > Advanced Settings. Under 'Chat', tick the 'Enable Super Chat for Good' box.
  5. Select the charity that you want to support.
  6. Click Save.
To enable Super Chat for Good on a webcam or mobile live stream, you'll need to schedule your event first. Once you've scheduled your live stream, follow the instructions above for using Events.

See your total raised

To get updates on the amount that you've raised for your chosen nonprofit:
  1. Select the account icon and select My channel.
  2. Click the Live streaming tab > Events > Advanced settings.
  3. Under 'Chat', you'll see the name of the nonprofit that you're supporting. Click View ongoing donation tally.
  4. You'll see the amount raised so far. Refresh the page for updates to your tally.
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