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Learn: Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency

Starting from square one? Begin with the basics (like learning what Bitcoin is) and familiarize yourself with some basic crypto terms.

General

What is Cryptocurrency? A cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that uses cryptography and blockchain to encrypt, secure, and verify transactions and proof of ownership.
Crypto Glossary | The Giving Block Crypto Glossary for Nonprofits and Donors: 60+ Terms Explained We’ve put together a glossary of the most popular, essential, and amusing jargon, terms, shorthands, and slang.
RESOURCES-What is Blockchain–why should you care | The Giving Block What is Blockchain: Why You Should Care A blockchain is a growing list of records, called blocks, that are linked together using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp, and transaction…

Coins and Tokens

The Giving Block’s donation platform supports more than 70 cryptocurrencies. Click on the icons or names below to learn more about each one, from general information to donation stats.

Crypto for Nonprofits

Looking to accept cryptocurrency donations, or have a specific question about your nonoprofit’s sector? You’ve come to the right place.

RESOURCES-How to Accept Bitcoin Donations | The Giving Block How to Accept Bitcoin Donations Accepting cryptocurrency donations is easier than stocks: open an account, receive donations, automatically convert them for cash, and issue automated tax receipts.
BLOG - NFT general | The Giving Block NFTs & Charity: How Can You Use NFTs to Donate Cryptocurrency to Charity? Auctioning an NFT and donating the proceeds in crypto to nonprofits is the most efficient way to make and receive NFT donations to avoid valuation complications.
Crypto 101: The Higher Education Guide to Cryptocurrency Donations Out of all nonprofit organizations, higher education is likely to be one of the largest potential recipients of major cryptocurrency gifts, from both industry and alumni.

Crypto and Donors

Donating crypto should be easy and rewarding. Find out how charitable giving impacts your taxes, which coins you can donate, and more.

RESOURCES - Why donate bitcoins | The Giving Block Why Donate Bitcoin When you donate Bitcoin and other crypto, you generally owe no capital gains tax. In other words, donating crypto is better for your balance sheet.
Crypto Tax Survival Guide Crypto Tax Survival Guide Here are great ways you can reduce your tax bill, whether you are in the US, UK, or the rest of the world.
RESOURCES - A complete guide to donating crypto | The Giving Block A Complete Guide to Donating Crypto How donors navigate crypto donation platforms, protect their privacy, and maximize the impact of the gifts they make in support of crypto-ready nonprofits.

Keep up with the latest big topics, stories and highlights. The articles here will give you information and inspiration.

NEWS - Treasury Management Blog Post | The Giving Block The Giving Block Announces Treasury Support Services The Giving Block now provides Treasury Support Services to give nonprofits the opportunity to hold and invest in cryptocurrency.
Ren and The Giving Block A Crypto First at Consensus 2022 Ren and The Giving Block have partnered to enable crypto donors to invest cryptocurrency in donor-advised funds.
OutRight Action International Graphic Op-Ed: Why Crypto Philanthropy Matters for the LGBTIQ Movement Katie Hultquist of OutRight Action International on how donations from the cryptocurrency and NFT communities impact the LGBTIQ movement.

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