Donate With Cryptocurrency

You can support Science Friday with a cryptocurrency donation. Your cryptocurrency donation is tax-deductible and will support Science Friday’s weekly radio program, podcasts, educational resources, videos, and more. Science Friday provides independently produced programming dedicated to increasing the public’s access to science news and information.

Accepted Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Amp (AMP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Chainlink (LINK), Dai (DAI), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Litecoin (LTC), Storj (STORJ), The Graph (GRT), UMA (UMA), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX), 1inch (1INCH), Aave (AAVE), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Uniswap (UNI), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), Polygon (MATIC), Synthetix (SNX), Yearn.Finance (YFI), Decentraland (MANA) Kyber Network (KNC), Maker (MKR), PAX Gold (PAXG), Ren (REN) Enjin Coin (ENJ), Fantom (FTM), Injective Protocol (INJ), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC).

Why Donate Cryptocurrency?

Donating cryptocurrency directly to Science Friday is one of the most tax efficient ways to support our work. A cryptocurrency donation is a non-taxable event, meaning you do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. This makes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax efficient ways to support your favorite cause. 

Cryptocurrency FAQs

  • What is cryptocurrency?
    Cryptocurrencies are digital or virtual currencies. Cryptocurrencies are similar to ordinary money such as dollars, pounds, or euros, except they are in electronic form only.
  • How does it work?
    When you donate cryptocurrency to a registered charity like Science Friday, you do not recognize capital gains from the donation and can deduct it on your taxes. Therefore, you can reduce your tax burden when you donate crypto.
  • Is my donation anonymous?
    Yes, it can be. If you prefer, you can easily donate cryptocurrency anonymously.
  • What is The Giving Block?
    The Giving Block provides organizations and supporters an easy-to-use donation tool that allows supporters to donate cryptocurrency to their favorite charities.
  • Have more questions about cryptocurrency?
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