Giving Tuesday Guide: Bitcoin Charitable Donations

Giving Tuesday Guide Bitcoin Charitable Donations

2014 has been a big year for Bitcoin charities and bitcoin acceptance by traditional charitable organizations. In August, BitGive became the first nonprofit bitcoin organization in the United States to be officially recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a tax-exempt charitable organization. The American Red Cross and United Way head the list of prominent mainstream charities that began accepting bitcoin this year

Bitcoin Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday offers a nice respite from the madness of holiday shopping and shifts the focus to helping those in need. The Bitcoin community is joining this worldwide philanthropic effort with the first annual Bitcoin Giving Tuesday.

For those of you interested in making donations in bitcoin, here are some of our favorite Bitcoin charities and mainstream charitable organizations that accept digital currency:


Great Charities Accepting Bitcoin


BitGive BitGive Foundation
American Red Cross American Red Cross
United Way United Way
Greenpeace Greenpeace
Save The Children Save The Children
The Water Project The Water Project



To learn more about Bitcoin Giving Tuesday and find other great charities that accept bitcoin, visit