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Donate Cryptocurrency to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is the largest patient advocacy funder of pediatric brain tumor research. Since 1991, we have helped fund nearly $50 million in scientific discovery and played a leading role in fostering innovation in the field.

Although recent discoveries fueled by PBTF donors have unlocked new treatment options, the reality is that pediatric brain tumors remain the deadliest and most common form of cancer in kids under 15. PBTF is laser-focused on funding and advocating for pediatric-first brain tumor research and serving as patient families’ first stop on their child’s brain tumor journey.

Now you can support PBTF by making a charitable gift in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other leading cryptocurrencies. Making a cryptocurrency donation to support PBTF will make an immediate difference in children’s lives. When you support PBTF using crypto, your donation is converted at current market value to US$ and the value is made available to PBTF to improve scientific collaboration and innovation around the world, accelerate the development of targeted brain tumor treatments for children, and provide patient families with the resources and community of support they need from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.

How can I donate cryptocurrency to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation?

As we work towards our vision of a world without childhood brain tumors, PBTF has partnered with The Giving Block,  GiveSafely provided by BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Endaoment to offer a new way to donate by using cryptocurrency!

Donating crypto is safe, easy, and fast. Using The Giving Block widget below, you can make a charitable gift in 3 steps:

  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!

Crypto charitable donations are processed quickly and safely, and 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.

You can also support PBTF through GiveSafely provided by BBB Wise Giving Alliance. Click the button to get started!

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Why does the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation accept crypto?

Crypto Philanthropy is a new and thrilling fundraising avenue for nonprofit organizations like PBTF. With more than 220 million crypto users worldwide and the value of many cryptocurrencies rising, the crypto community is in a position to make a wide-reaching impact through philanthropy. Donating crypto is also one of the most tax-efficient ways for individuals to support causes that matter to them!

Which cryptocurrencies do you accept?

PBTF accepts more than 135 different cryptocurrencies, including the following: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Aave (AAVE), Alchemix (ALCX), Amp (AMP), Ankr Network (ANKR), Axie Infinity Shards (AXS), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), BarnBridge (BOND), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ChainLink (LINK), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Fantom (FTM), Filecoin (FIL), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Injective Protocol (INJ), Kyber Network (KNC), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Maker (MKR), Mirror Protocol (MIR), Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2), Orchid (OXT), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polygon (MATIC), Ren (REN), Skale (SKL), Somnium Space (CUBE), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), Tezos (XTZ), The Graph (GRT), The Sandbox (SAND), Smooth Love Potion (SLP), Terra (LUNA), TerraUSD (UST), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), Yearn.Finance (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX), 1inch (1INCH).

If you do not see your cryptocurrency listed, please email us at and a member of our team will be able to assist you further.

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 or connect with The Giving Block to get connected with one. Get more information about lowering your crypto taxes..

What is #CryptoGivingTuesday?

#CryptoGivingTuesday is the biggest occasion of the year for crypto fundraising and giving. Established in 2019 by The Giving Block to encourage crypto users to make donations and raise awareness among nonprofits about the ease and the benefits of accepting cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. It falls on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the U.S. Today, #CryptoGivingTuesday drives millions of dollars worth of crypto donations toward nonprofits like PBTF.

What is #BagSeason?

#BagSeason is the crypto community’s annual fundraising season that starts with #CryptoGivingTuesday, and runs throughout the month of December. #BagSeason aims to bring visibility to nonprofits that accept crypto, and to inspire crypto users to donate to charitable causes before the end of the calendar year.

I need assistance with my donation. How can I get in touch?

Thank you for your interest in supporting PBTF. To contact us about making a crypto donation, please send us an email at with the subject line “Crypto Donation.”