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eBay for Charity - Selling to benefit a charity
eBay for Charity is a programme that helps people to list items on eBay to benefit charities. It is administered by our registered charity, PayPal Giving Fund.
Who can sell for charity
Any eBay seller who has a current account in good standing can create an eBay for Charity listing.
There are two types of sellers:
Important: Charity direct sellers must register with PayPal Giving Fund before completing their listing.
Things to know before you list
Creating an eBay for Charity listing
How to create an eBay for Charity listing using the listing form:Tips:
Once your eBay for Charity listing is live, the charity icon will appear next to your listing's title in eBay search and on the item page. Information about the charity you have selected and the amount you are donating will also appear in the listing. These features make eBay for Charity listings stand out, and they may increase your bids and/or final sale price.
Using selling tools
If you use a selling tool to sell on eBay, you may be able to use eBay for Charity if the tool offers this option.
To use eBay for Charity through a selling tool:
Finding a charity
Thousands of charities are certified to benefit from eBay for Charity listings. Search for a charity using any of the fields below. Combine fields to narrow your search results.
Invite a charity
If you can't find your favourite charity in the ebay for Charity directory, invite them to register with the PayPal Giving Fund. It's free and easy for any UK charity.
Boost your donations with Gift Aid
If you are an individual UK taxpayer, you can help charities you support add an extra 25p for every £1 you give, and it doesn’t cost you anything. Thanks to the Gift Aid scheme, PayPal Giving Fund can reclaim tax you’ve paid on everything you donate through eBay for Charity, and pass it on to your chosen charities.
To boost your donations, make a Gift Aid declaration, confirming your name and home address.
Note: To qualify for Gift Aid, you must pay more in income tax or capital gains tax than charities reclaim on your donations each tax year.
Self-employed (sole traders) and partnerships may declare for Gift Aid. In addition, higher rate tax payers may reclaim 25p on their own tax return for every £1 donated to charity.
Companies may not declare for Gift Aid. However they can receive tax relief on their own tax return for every £1 donated to charity.
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