Learn how donation disbursement works
While we consider quick donation disbursement to be important, the speed of disbursement is in part a function of the form of payment and whether a nonprofit is a Give Lively member.
Before You Get Started
How quickly does Give Lively disburse donations?
We believe all money donated to nonprofits should get to those nonprofits as quickly as possible.
The speed of disbursement is in part a function of the form of payment and whether the nonprofit is a Give Lively member.
* Transfers for non-members take longer and involve mailing paper checks. Stripe deposits donations directly to the Give Lively Foundation on a rolling two-day basis for credit cards and rolling seven-day basis for bank transfers. Then, within 30 days after the close of the month when the Give Lively Foundation receives the donation, a paper check is issued and mailed to the organization.
** Funds received through PayPal are deposited almost instantly to a nonprofit's PayPal account. Transfers to the nonprofit's bank account must be triggered by nonprofit and can happen two ways: 'Instant Transfer' to an eligible bank typically occurs in minutes, but varies by bank. Fees, limits and other holds may apply. 'Standard Transfer' is 1-3 business days at no additional cost.
Important Stripe disbursement notes:
Funds processed through Stripe are deposited directly to a nonprofit's designated account. Give Lively member nonprofits must have a fully authorized Stripe account connected with Give Lively.
Stripe integration means nonprofits gain immediate access to donation data and the ability to export donor data from Stripe.