Donate Cryptocurrency

Donate Cryptocurrency

Making a cryptocurrency donation is a simple and tax-efficient way to help bring solar solutions to those living in energy poverty. Your gift supports innovative solar projects that power a more equitable future for all.

What Makes SELF Different

SELF goes beyond simple solar lighting to implement high-impact solar infrastructure. This could mean installing solar-powered drip irrigation systems to improve food security, or electrifying health clinics with life-saving medical equipment and vaccine refrigeration.

Whatever the project, we focus on strategic investments that make a lasting impact. That means that when you give crypto, you can know that you’re changing lives tomorrow and for generations to come.

Why Donate Crypto

Tax Efficiency

The IRS considers your cryptocurrency donation a non-taxable event, meaning you will not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. This is why cryptocurrency donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to help SELF fight energy poverty and why financial advisors recommend donating your most highly appreciated assets first. If you want to learn more about how donating crypto can lower your taxes, check out Please check with a trusted tax professional for additional guidance.


We know how important anonymity can be within the cryptocurrency community, so you can choose to make your secure donations entirely anonymous when going through the Giving Block. You may choose to include contact information if you would like to receive email updates about the impact of your gift, but this is entirely up to you.


By donating crypto through the Giving Block, you will automatically be provided with a tax receipt via email.

How to Donate Cryptocurrency 

Using the widget on this page, you can quickly and easily donate your chosen cryptocurrency. Simply: 

  • Select your preferred crypto and the amount 

  • Type in your information or choose to give anonymously 

  • Make your gift 

Crypto charitable donations are processed quickly and safely with The Giving Block.  You can choose to receive an automatically generated tax receipt to your email. This confirmation of your donation will help when calculating your taxes. 

Cryptocurrencies We Accept  

We accept the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Solana (SOL), Tether (USDT), USD Coin (USD), 0x (ZRX), 1inch (1INCH), Aave (AAVE), Alchemix (MIST), Amp (AMP), Ankr (ANKR), ApeCoin (APE), API3 (API3), Audius (AUDIO), Avalanche (AVAX), Axie Infinity Shards (AXS), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), BarnBridge (BOND), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Binance USD (BUSD), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bonfida (FIDA), ChainLink (LINK), Chiliz (CHZ), Civic (CVC), Compound (COMP), Curve Dao Token (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), DeFi Pulse Index (DPI), Dogecoin (DOGE), Dogelon Mars (ELON), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Ethereum Name Service (ENS), Fantom (FTM), (FET), Filecoin (FIL), Gala (GALA), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Injective (INJ), Keep3r (KP3R), Kyber Network (KNC), Lido (LDO), Liquity (LQTY), Liquity USD (LUSD), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Magic Internet Money (MIM), Maker (MKR), Maple Finance (MPL), Mask Network (MASK), Merit Circle (MC), Metis (METIS), Mirror Protocol (MIR), Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2), Numeraire (NMR), Orchid (OXT), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polkadot (DOT), Polygon (MATIC), Qredo (QRDO), Quant (QNT), Radicle (RAD), Rally (RLY), Raydium (RAY), Ren (REN), Render Token (RNDR), REVV (REVV), Saber (SBR), Samoyedcoin (SAMO), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Skale (SKL), Smooth Love Potion (SLP), Somnium Space (CUBE), Spell Token (SPELL), STEPN (GMT), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), Tezos (XTZ), The Graph (GRT), The Sandbox (SAND), Tune.FM (JAM), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), Wrapped Centrifuge (WCFG), XRP (XRP), (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), Zebec Protocol (ZBC)

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SELF is a global leader in the fight against energy poverty. Since 1990, we’ve pioneered unique applications for solar energy, powering progress on food security, health care, education, gender equity, and more. 

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