Gifts of Cryptocurrency
Making a cryptocurrency donation is another way you can help HIAS create a world in which refugees find welcome, safety, and opportunity. Your crypto donation will be transferred to HIAS’ account and converted into U.S. dollars, allowing us to immediately support refugees and asylum seekers in more than 20 countries around the world.
Donating crypto is safe, easy, and fast. Using the widget on this page is a quick, three-step process:
- Select which cryptocurrency you’d like to donate and enter your gift amount
- Provide your basic information and email address
- Make your gift!
After making your gift, you can choose to receive an automatically generated tax receipt that will be sent to the email address you provided. Please print or save the message for your personal records.
If you need assistance, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Crypto Donation”
Frequently Asked Questions
Crypto Philanthropy is a new and thrilling fundraising avenue for nonprofit organizations like HIAS. With more than 300 million crypto users worldwide and the value of many cryptocurrencies rising, the crypto community is in a position to make a wide-reaching impact through philanthropy. Donating crypto is also one of the most tax-efficient ways for individuals to support causes that matter to them. We are excited about what the future holds in the crypto and blockchain space and believe that we’ve just scratched the surface of its true fundraising potential.
Yes, crypto donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to charity. Your crypto donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.
As with any tax-related questions, be sure to consult with a qualified, professional tax advisor.
We currently accept more than 100 cryptocurrencies, including:
Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), 0x (ZRX), Aave (AAVE), Alchemix (MIST), Amp (AMP), Ankr (ANKR), ApeCoin (APE), API3 (API3), Avalanche (AVAX), Axie Infinity Shards (AXS), BarnBridge (BOND), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ChainLink (LINK), Chiliz (CHZ), Compound (COMP), Curve Dao Token (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Dogelon Mars (ELON), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Ethereum Name Service (ENS), Fantom (FTM), Fetch.ai (FET), Filecoin (FIL), Gala (GALA), Galxe (GAL), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Injective (INJ), Lido (LDO), Liquity (LQTY), Liquity USD (LUSD), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Maker (MKR), Maple Finance (MPL), Mask Network (MASK), Merit Circle (MC), Metis (METIS), Orchid (OXT), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polkadot (DOT), Polygon (MATIC), Qredo (QRDO), Quant (QNT), Radicle (RAD), Rally (RLY), Ren (REN), Render Token (RNDR), Samoyedcoin (SAMO), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Skale (SKL), Solana (SOL), Somnium Space (CUBE), STEPN (GMT), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), Tezos (XTZ), The Graph (GRT), The Sandbox (SAND), Tune.FM (JAM), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), USD Coin (USD), Tether (USDT), Yearn.finance (YFI), Zcash (ZEC)