Individual Accounts

Set-up your personal page to receive contributions for any occasion
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Group Accounts

Churches, nonprofits and businesses, set up a page to support individual members
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FAQs

How’s it Work?

  1. Set-up a Free gift page for your wedding, birthday, housewarming or emergency need such as funeral or natural disaster.
  2. Add the email address tied to your Paypal account. (Click here for details)
  3. Invite friends and family to your site to make a gift or contribution.

What do I need to get started?
To begin to receive funds, you must have a Paypal account for your gift page. If you don't already have one, click here to set-up your Paypal account. Click here for additional details.

Money is sent directly to your Paypal account, less a small processing amount.

How do I add my payment email address?

  1. If you don't already have one, create a Paypal account. Click here to set-up your Paypal account.
  2. Log in to your CentralGiving.com account and click 'My Page' to go to your page.
  3. Click 'Add your Paypal email address'
  4. Add the email address you used to set up your Paypal account

Note that Paypal requires that your email address is confirmed and verified. Click here for additional details.

That's it!

Why Use?
Your Central place to give and receive funds easily and quickly. As account holders, you’ll be eligible for resources and exclusive specials and event opportunities that will help save money, time or receive expertise not available to the general public.

What if I already have a website or other ways for people to contribute?
That’s fine. In those situations, your CG page becomes an alternative means to receive funds. As the community’s choice for giving, a page on CG offers visitors—directly linked or those that discover your page—maximum convenience by being able to immediately click and contribute. Plus, with an active gift page, you’re entitled to submit articles and banners for FREE feature promotion. More important, as the nation’s Central Giving destination, you benefit from the exposure and promotion as we direct the nation to the organizations listed. For nonprofits, CG will select many with gift pages on our site to make contributions and as the feature beneficiary of campaigns like our Pay It Forward program. This is in addition to contributions from your direct solicitations. Last, CG is fully featured, so you can easily update a campaign or your page or even attach a goal meter for tracking, items that would be time consuming or impractical to execute on other sites.

What about fraud?
Good news! The majority use this site to invite those already within their network or family and friends, so it’s easy to verify a legitimate through your contacts. However, page administrators and venues are also listed for 3rd party verification.

If you notice any suspicious activity, don’t contribute and report the page. You also have the ability to control the privacy of your page.

We also encourage supporting pages set-up by those verified by our Affiliate Service Institutions.

What’s it cost?
There’s NO CHARGE to set-up a gift page or account and begin accessing resources. There is a small charge of 4.15% +30 cents (less than 51 cents for $5) to assist with the technology, administration, and it covers Paypal transaction fees.

What can I use the site for?
We specialize in helping meet needs of those in hardships, but A gift page can be set-up for any Life Event:Needs, Special Occasions such as Weddings, Christenings, fundraisers, charities and even business opportunities. Of course, all uses.


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