Adding Bitcoin as a donation option

A ‘Bitcoin Handbook for Non-Profit Organisations’ has been produced to provide advice to non-profit sector professionals trying to integrate Bitcoin into their organisation and to help enthusiasts convince their favourite charities to accept donations that way. The handbook is a collection of promotional and informative articles, tutorials and testimonials put together in an easy-to-read format by Bitcoin Foundation Canada and Bitcoin Embassy. Available for download (pdf, 1.8MB) from

Also just launched is a Bitcoin Donation Directory, claimed to be the most complete list of non-profit projects that accept cryptocurrency donations. The list is dominated by USA and Canadian bodies – RNLI is missing, which has been accepting Bitcoin for some months.