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The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Online Fundraising by Jon Ann Lindsey

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10. How PayPal Works

If you’ve ever shopped online or bought and sold on eBay, you’re probably familiar with PayPal. PayPal enables businesses and nonprofits of all sizes, as well as individuals, to accept bank or credit card payments online, via mobile devices, and in-store.

When one of your supporters buys your organization’s wristband or T-shirt, or makes a donation through PayPal, PayPal processes the payment and transfers the funds to your PayPal account.

Read on to see how PayPal can help your organization raise more money and do more good.

Why Use PayPal?

PayPal offers benefits to both nonprofit organizations and their donors.

Nonprofits can tap into the PayPal account-holder base to acquire new donors.

It can also give regular donors ...

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