When you donate cryptocurrency to Pasadena Humane, you will help to provide urgent medical care, food and shelter to animals in need. Your gift also supports programs and services such as adoptions, animal rescue, foster care, wildlife rehabilitation and preventative services for the community such as our pet food bank, emergency boarding and so much more. There are so many animals in need in our community who are counting on friends like you to give them the second chances they deserve.
Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event. Donors do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated crypto that is donated and can typically deduct the fair market value of the donation on their taxes. This often makes Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax efficient ways to support your favorite cause.
Cryptocurrency donations to 501(c)(3) charities receive the same tax treatment as stocks. Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event, meaning you do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. Please contact your tax or financial advisor for more information.
Which cryptocurrencies are you able to accept?
We can accept multiple cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Amp (AMP), Aave (AAVE), Alchemix (ALCX), Ankr Network (ANKR), Axie Infinity Shards (AXS), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), BarnBridge (BOND), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ChainLink (LINK), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Fantom (FTM), Filecoin (FIL), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Injective Protocol (INJ), Kyber Network (KNC), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Maker (MKR), Mirror Protocol (MIR), Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2), Orchid (OXT), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polygon (MATIC), Ren (REN), Skale (SKL), Smooth Love Potion (SLP), Somnium Space (CUBE), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), Terra (LUNA), TerraUSD (UST), Tezos (XTZ), The Graph (GRT), The Sandbox (SAND), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), Yearn.Finance (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX), 1inch (1INCH), or any tokens currently accepted on the Gemini Exchange.
Why give cryptocurrency?
When you donate crypto to a registered charity, such as Pasadena Humane, you do not recognize capital gains from the donation and can deduct it on your taxes. Which means, donating your crypto can often reduce your tax burden.
Does the IRS recognize cryptocurrency donations?
The IRS classifies cryptocurrencies as property, so cryptocurrency donations to 501(c)(3) charities, such as Pasadena Humane, receive the same tax treatment as stocks.
What are the tax benefits?
Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event. Donors do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated crypto that is donated and can typically deduct the fair market value of the donation on their taxes. This often makes Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax efficient ways to support your favorite cause. Please consult your tax or financial advisor for more information.
How do I donate crypto to Pasadena Humane?
To donate crypto, please use the donation widget above. Select your cryptocurrency type, complete the information, receive the wallet address, and make your donation.
Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
You will receive a confirmation email containing your receipt.
Can I donate anonymously and still get a tax receipt?
With us, you can. We have an option for donors to submit only an email in order to receive an automatic tax receipt.
Can I donate Bitcoin?
Yes. Instead of selling your Bitcoin and donating the after-tax proceeds, you can donate your Bitcoin and other cryptos directly to charities and other nonprofits, which means your tax deduction will be the same as the market value of the donation.
What is the refund policy?
All crypto donations are nonrefundable.
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