This is the new one-stop shop for information and instruction about how Give Lively members use our powerful, practical and free fundraising technology. For more background support about Give Lively, go to our introductory FAQ pages.
You can integrate PayPal with our platform, but only as an optional, additional donation-processing method and, at present, only for one-time donations.
You can add PayPal as an optional, additional donation-processing method. At the present time, it can't be the sole payment processor, since it can only be used for one-time donations. Thus, PayPal will only process donations when the donors' selected payment method is PayPal. All other payment methods (credit/debit, ACH etc.) will be processed via Stripe. In the near future, we will be adding the option to process recurring monthly donations too.
Keep in mind that while there is no cost to setting up a PayPal account, PayPal charges a small transaction fee tom manage the donation process. This fee is subtracted from the donation. This chart makes clear the fees associated with using PayPal.
To integrate our platform with PayPal:
REMINDER: PayPal is currently only available for one-time donations and can't be the sole payment processor, as all other payment methods (credit/debit, ACH etc.) are processed through Stripe.