1. Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes. All projects on SimplyGive.org.in have been pre-qualified for the relevant
Tax Exemptions & donations go through the SimplyGive Foundation , the
Fundraising Division of CFA Society which is an NPO registered in the state
of Andhra Pradesh, India vide # 597/2009.
2. What are the methods of payment?
SimplyGive currently accepts credit/debit cards, checks, bank wire transfers.
To pay by credit
click "SimplyGive Now" and enter your information
accordingly through our secure server.
Checks should be made payable to CFA Society or The SimplyGive Foundation.
The project ID should be written in the memo field. Mail all checks to :
Simply Give Foundation
Fundraising Division of CFA Society(an NPO)
5A 1st Floor, VIKRAMPURI
Secunderbad - 500009 AP
Andhra Pradesh, India
For more information on wire transfers, email :
3. How do I know my donation is secure?
All credit card donations are collected through VeriSign, a secure
third party whom we hire for this purpose, and HDFC BANK, also
a highly secure third-party payment system. Because all transactions
go through third parties, SimplyGive does not receive or retain credit
card numbers. Further, we will never release your personal information
to any outside party unless authorized to do so.
All donations made through HDFC BANK, a leader in online payments, are
kept private over their secure network. To learn more about HDFC BANK
click the button.
4. Does SimplyGive charge a fee?
SimplyGive's 7.9% fee helps cover the costs of aggregating and vetting credible
funding opportunities, presenting them on the website, and helping NGOs / Charities
reach new donor audiences. This also includes the fees assessed by
vendors for credit card processing. Because funds go directly to the project
level, your contribution goes much further than most other international
options. In addition, donors can choose to add on to their contribution
to cover the fee, or have it deducted from their donation.
5. Is there a minimum donation?
Every donation can make a difference. The minimum donation is Rs 365/- on the
simple premise that you donate Rs 1/- per day or as we call it, The POWER of
6. What are donation options?
Donation options illustrate the impact specific dollar amounts will have on a
particular project. Many donors find that donation options help them get a tangible
sense of how their contributions will be used. Keep in mind that you are not required
to select a donation option -- we welcome any amount (minimum Rs 365/-); just enter
your desired contribution in the box labeled "Other Amount."
Typically, NGOs / Charities use a variety of funding channels to raise funds for
their projects. When you donate to a project through SimplyGive, your donation
will always be directed to that project and its defined activities. However,
depending on the overall amount of funds projects raise, both through SimplyGive
and from other sources, NGOs / Charities pursue a combination of different value
outcomes, allowing the project to deliver a complete suite of products and
services to its constituents.
7. Is there any way to keep track of my donations?
When you give through SimplyGive, you will be asked for a minimal amount of
information in order to create a user profile. This profile will allow you to
keep track of your history, and to access project updates. In addition, all
contributions made to projects through SimplyGive will be acknowledged with
8. What if I'm not satisfied with my donation?
Through SimplyGive Guaranteed (SGG), SimplyGive promises donors complete
satisfaction with all aspects of the donation process. If a donor is not
satisfied with their experience, SGG will provide money back in the form
of a voucher that can be used to support another project on the SimplyGive
Learn more about SimplyGive Guaranteed