Giving at Chico State

Donate Cryptocurrencies

Make Your Crypto Gift Today!

Donating cryptocurrency to Chico State is quick and easy using the online form on this page.

Your contribution will help develop students who are critical thinkers, responsible citizens, diverse leaders, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources.

Your gift will be automatically designated support the Chico State Fund to meet students' greatest needs and opportunities. You may contact Gift Services to choose a different designation for your gift at 530-898-4488 or

Tax Benefits

Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event. Donors do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated crypto that is donated and can typically deduct the fair market value of the donation on their taxes. This often makes Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax-efficient ways to support non-profits like Chico State.

Talk to a crypto-savvy tax or financial advisor for more information. If you want to learn more about how donating crypto can lower your taxes, check out in new window).

Accepting More Than 70 Cryptocurrencies

Our partnership with The Giving Block allows us to accept more than 70 cryptocurrencies, including:

  • Bitcoin (BTC)
  • Ethereum (ETH)
  • USD Coin (USDC)
  • Dai (DAI)
  • Dogecoin (DOGE)
  • Basic Attention Token (BAT)
  • Ethereum Name Service (ENS)

Additional Details

All cryptocurrency donations are final and nonrefundable as these donations are often immediately converted into fiat so they can be put to work right away supporting students. We are not able give refunds if you changed your mind, sent the wrong cryptocurrency or made the wrong decision.

We do not offer any form of cryptocurrency airdrop, goods, or services in return for a donation.