FAQ

Click on any of the Frequently Asked Questions in the list below to see an answer. If you have specific questions, please send us an email at givtcards@givcloud.com.

A charity gift card allows a gift giver to make a charitable donation that the gift recipient may direct to the charity of their choice. Although a charity gift card has many similarities to a store gift card, a charity gift card functions quite differently.

A charity gift card is an indicator of control over a small donor-advised fund. The purchaser of the charity gift card creates the donor-advised fund with the charity gift card purchase money. When the charity gift card recipient “spends” the gift card, the recipient is in actuality advising the holder of the associated donor-advised fund (typically the charity that issued the charity gift card) to send the money to the charity that the charity gift card recipient selects.

- From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charity_gift_card

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All the GivtCards are delivered via email. The email looks like this .

Of course! We have special tools available if you need to upload a long recipient list, or are ordering for business use. Please email givtcards@givcloud.com.

Not yet, we are working hard to release the support to send to multiple people at once. However, the flow to send cards is very quick and if you have large orders we can help you. Please email givtcards@givcloud.com.

The answer is yes. Our payment system is powered by Stripe which has worldwide access.

We have over 1 million charities in our database from local community-based charities to national and international charities.

Each Charity Gift Card is customized so that you can order any denomination, down to the penny, between $5 and $10,000. For example, to celebrate an upcoming event in 2018 or 2019, you may wish to give a card in the amount of $20.18 or $20.19.

The minimum amount of a Charity Gift Card is $5.

The charity gets 100% of the face value. All contributions are distributed by the GoodCoin Foundation. The GoodCoin Foundation is a non-profit IRS-registered 501(c)(3) public charity that partners with GivtCards to ensure that charitable giving is simple, easy and secure. The GoodCoin Foundation finds and vets the charities in our database, as well as distributes your donations in a timely manner.

The GoodCoin Foundation has met the highest standards for transparency and accountability granted by Guidestar and is annually reviewed by the United States Internal Revenue Service for compliance with all rules and regulations governing non-profit organizations operating nationally and internationally.

When you purchase a charity gift card you pay for the face value of the card plus the fees. The fees are $1 + 2.9% of the face value.

We do not share any customer names or contact information with charities unless you ask us to. Donations are made from the GoodCoin Foundation.

Yes, after you buy a Charity Gift Card you will receive a receipt that can be used to deduct taxes as allowed by law. The receipt is sent by GoodCoin Foundation, a South Carolina 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation recognized under applicable IRS regulations. The person spending a Charity Gift Card is not entitled to a tax deduction. Please consult with your tax advisor for specific advice about taking tax deductions.

Our gift cards do not expire and may be used at any time.

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