Give InKind wants to make it as easy as possible for people to offer support. If you would like your supporters to be able to donate to your page via PayPal, you can connect your PayPal account to your Give InKind page, so that visitors can connect to it and make their donation.

You can connect your PayPal account when you create your page, or if you decide to add PayPal at a later point, you can add it through your page settings.

Requirements for sending and receiving funds via PayPal:

  1. The person designated to receive funds must have an active PayPal account

  2. That person must enroll in PayPal.me

    (Steps of this process are outlined below.)

  3. Supporters sending funds must have an active PayPal account

How to create a PayPal Account

To send and receive funds with PayPal, both the Supporter and Recipient must have active PayPal accounts. To sign up for an account:

  1. Go to www.PayPal.com

  2. Select "Sign Up" at the top of the page (On mobile it may appear as a "Sign Up For Free" button.)

  3. Proceed through the steps to fill out your name, contact information, and bank account or credit card information to be used for sending and receiving funds

How to enroll in PayPal.me

To receive funds as an individual, PayPal now requires the Recipient to have a PayPal.me name. To get your PayPal.me name:

  1. Once you have successfully created a PayPal.com account, go to www.PayPal.me

  2. Select "My PayPal.me" at the top fo the page, or the "Create your PayPal.me Link" button

  3. Sign in to your PayPal account (The one you created on PayPal.com.)

  4. Proceed through the steps to upload a profile photo of yourself and select a unique PayPal.me name (These will display to your InKind Page supporters, so please choose an image and name that are recognizable or related to the name and images on your InKind Page.)

How to connect a PayPal.me name to your InKind Page

Once you have established your PayPal.me name, visit the Page Settings of your InKind Page. Check the box in the Fundraising area, click the PayPal field, and enter your PayPal.me name. Click "Save" at the bottom of the Page Settings window and your InKind Page will automatically refresh and display your new PayPal Fundraising Button.

As always, Give InKind does not charge any fee for gifting funds through an InKind Page. Any related PayPal fees may apply, but we will never charge for sending or receiving support.

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