Support Oceanic Society’s global efforts to improve ocean health when you donate Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency today. We have partnered with The Giving Block to make it quick and easy to donate cryptocurrency in support of our conservation programs. We accept donations of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and over 40 leading cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency donations to charity are tax-deductible and can be made anonymously.

Oceanic Society is America’s oldest 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to ocean conservation, and your cryptocurrency donation will go directly towards our global programs to address the greatest threats to ocean health including plastic pollutionclimate change, and unsustainable fishing. Learn more about our work here.

How To Donate Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency to Oceanic Society

Donating crypto is safe, easy, and fast. Using the widget on this page, making a charitable gift is a quick three-step process:

  1. Select your preferred crypto and enter your gift amount
  2. Type in your email and basic info (or choose to give anonymously)
  3. Make your gift! 

Upon making a donation, you can elect to receive an automatically generated tax receipt that will be sent to the email address you provide. This confirmation of your donation will help you close the loop when calculating your taxes.

Crypto charitable donations are processed quickly and safely with The Giving Block and Gemini Trust Exchange.

Are Crypto Donations Tax-Deductible?

Yes! Crypto donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to charity. Your crypto donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.

As with any tax-related questions, be sure to consult with a qualified, professional tax advisor. Get more information about lowering your crypto taxes.

Which Cryptocurrencies Can I Donate?

We currently accept more than 40 cryptocurrencies, including: Aave (AAVE), Amp (AMP), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Chainlink (LINK), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Ethereum (ETH), Fantom (FTM), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), The Graph (GRT), Injective Protocol (INJ), Kyber Network (KNC), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Maker (MKR), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polygon (MATIC), Ren (REN), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), Yearn.Finance (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX) and 1inch (1INCH). We are continually in the process of adding support for new cryptocurrencies, so please check back soon for more giving options.

Where Do I Find Your Wallet Address?

You can find our wallet addresses by using the widget above. Once you enter the type of cryptocurrency and reach the third step, you will receive a unique wallet address which can then be used to complete your cryptocurrency donation.

Can I Donate Crypto Anonymously?

Yes, you can make your donation anonymously. Simply check the “Donate Anonymously” box when you reach the second step on the widget above. You can still elect to provide an email address in order to receive a tax receipt while remaining anonymous if desired.

Questions About Donating Cryptocurrency to Oceanic Society?

For answers to common questions about cryptocurrency donations, please see the FAQ for Donors provided by our partners at The Giving Block at https://thegivingblock.com/resources/faq or get in touch with us at donations@oceanicsociety.org.

More Ways to Give

There are many ways to support Oceanic Society, including cash or stock donations, membership, corporate philanthropy, and more. Learn more about giving options at the link below.