Frequently Asked Questions

Why DirectlyTo?

DirectlyTo is all about the causes YOU care about. Maybe they’re charitable or designed to do some serious good in your community. But maybe they’re, simply, a passion project or initiative you’re spearheading with the sole purpose to make an individuals life better. No matter the cause lets work together, DirectlyTo is 100% behind you, and will give you the tools you need to make those dreams a reality.

How to get my project D2 Approved?

If you’re actively raising money via DirectlyTo for an established charity or 501(c)(3) organization, you are already on the right path. Even if your cause isn’t for an established charity our team will review your application and get back to you with our decision ASAP. We’re partial to fundraising activities that benefit education, personal/medical emergencies, veterans’ affairs and, in general, initiatives that contribute to making a better world. If your project fits the bill, then you’ve got a good shot at being approved for this valuable designation.

Got a big idea that could change the world? Drop us a note! (Contact Us) We’re all about driving incredible, inspired change, and that usually starts with the seed of an idea from someone just like you.

How much does it cost?

There’s no upfront fee to use DirectlyTo. At the close of your campaign, we’ll deduct a 4.5% (DirectlyTo fee) and less than a 3% online payment processing fee from the funds raised—the rest is yours! If you are raising funds for an approved charity (501 (c)(3) certified) we will donate our DirectlyTo Fee to your charity. If you are not a charitable organization we will use the 4.5% DirectlyTo Fee to help keep the lights on and help other fundraising campaigns reach their goals.

Are donations tax-deductible?

All donations made to DirectlyTo and DirectlyTo approved campaigns are tax deductible. DirectlyTo, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization recognized by the IRS. 100% of All DONATIONS are tax deductible in accordance with the IRS regulations. EIN/TAX ID number: 47-4027559

How do I know the cause I’m donating to is legitimate?

Because of the nature of the DirectlyTo platform, we encourage users to only donate to causes they’re personally linked to—a friend, a family member, a friend of a friend—or to do their due diligence before pulling out their credit cards. We do have a number of steps in place to prevent fraud but, ultimately, it’s important you trust the cause and the fundraiser before making your gift.

How do I get started?

It’s easy! Click here to kick off your DirectlyTo campaign. We’ll walk you through step by step and, in minutes, you’ll be raising funds for a cause you care about!

Step 1: Specify your contribution amount for DirectlyTo: General Donation