Verified accounts on Givebutter have been vetted and reviewed by our Trust & Safety team to ensure their legitimacy as a federally registered, tax-exempt, charitable organization.
In the United States, those who donate to tax-exempt charities have the opportunity to write off their charitable donations on their taxes (with some exceptions). This is a huge win for charities and donors alike – it incentivizes individuals to support charitable causes by allowing them to deduct donations and pay less in taxes.
However, there are many things that need to be clarified regarding what types of donations are deductible and when. Givebutter's nonprofit verification standards ensure that:
The organization holds tax-exempt, charitable organization status with the IRS and can accept tax-deductible donations
The organization is who they say they are
Thanks to this system, donors on Givebutter can support verified nonprofits with confidence and peace of mind, knowing that their charitable dollars are going to exactly the right place.