Learn about Endaoment

A community foundation built for the internet.

Industry-low fees, values-aligned with philanthropic throughput

Lightning fast grant distribution–
most gifts delivered within 48 hours

Unprecedented transparency–
follow your gift to its destination

Direct Donations, Community Funds & Donor-Advised Funds

Board-approved investment portfolios

Every gift matched through the Universal Impact Pool

Frequently Asked Questions

At-a-glance: Demystifying Endaoment
Why should I donate through Endaoment?

Endaoment offers a seamless, onchain platform for making charitable contributions using a diverse range of assets—cryptocurrencies, stocks, fiat currencies, real estate, and more. By leveraging blockchain transparency, every transaction is publicly verifiable via Etherscan. Learn how Endaoment can help you maximize tax benefits while contributing to worthy causes.

What are donor-advised funds?

Think of a donor-advised fund as a 'charitable checking account.' Operated by a 501(c)(3) organization, you deposit assets into this fund, receive an instant tax receipt, and then you can direct these assets to various eligible nonprofits. Explore the tax implications.

What does 'direct donation' mean?

A direct donation is a one-time or recurring financial gift made directly to an organization's profile on Endaoment's platform.

What are community funds?

Community funds are collective fundraising initiatives that anyone can contribute to. These funds are managed based on predetermined criteria or through community-driven voting mechanisms.

Are there any fees?

We charge a minimal fee of 0.5% on incoming donations and 1% on outgoing grants to sustain our operations. Learn about our fee structure.

What about security audits?

Endaoment's robust security infrastructure has undergone rigorous audits by LeastAuthority and OpenZeppelin. You can review our V2 public audit report.

Donors: How-To Guide
What types of assets can I donate?

Endaoment accommodates a diverse range of assets—cryptocurrencies, stocks, fiat currencies, real estate, and more. If you have a bespoke request, please reach out to us at admin@endaoment.org.

How do I create a donor-advised fund?

Starting a new fund is as simple as logging in and selecting 'Start a new Fund.' Learn the steps.

Can I contribute to any nonprofit?

Absolutely, you can donate to any U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Can I donate without using the app?

Yes, we offer an over-the-counter donation options. Learn more (LINK MISSING) or email us at admin@endaoment.org.

Are international donations possible?

Endaoment supports contributions to compliant U.S. 501(c)(3) as well as qualified international organizations through our partnership with US nonprofit GlobalGiving.

What constitutes a donation?

A donation is a final, non-refundable contribution of an asset to Endaoment. Know more.

What's a grant recommendation?

This is your advisory input, directing Endaoment to allocate funds to your chosen nonprofit. Learn the procedure.

What is a portfolio position?

It represents your invested assets within a specific fund. Read about our investment policies.

What are my tax obligations?

For donations over $500, you'll need a tax receipt and IRS Form 8283 to claim any potential deduction.

Organizations: Your next steps
Is Endaoment a registered nonprofit?

Yes, we operate as a U.S. Public Charity. Read our mission.

How can my organization receive granted funds?

Funds can be withdrawn to either your bank account or your cryptocurrency wallet. Learn the procedure.

How do I claim my organization's profile?

Navigate to your profile on Endaoment and select 'Is this your organization?'. Here's how.

How do I accept grants?

You can accept grants via a simple email confirmation.

Can I modify my organization's displayed data?

Yes, we source data from GuideStar and GlobalGiving, but we offer manual adjustments. Contact us at admin@endaoment.org for modifications.