Support Siskin Kids Through Crypto

Crypto & Stock Donations


We now offer the ability to donate cryptocurrencies (crypto) & stocks to Siskin Children’s Institute.


Crypto is a form of digital currency that uses cryptography and blockchain to encrypt, secure, and verify transactions and proof of ownership.


When you donate stocks, you not only get the same write off as a cash gift, but you owe no taxes on the stocks you donate.



FAQs about Crypto & Stock Donations

Which cryptocurrencies do you accept?

We currently accept more than 100 cryptocurrencies, including:

Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), 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), Eulder Finance (EUL), Fantom (FTM), (FET), Filecoin (FIL), Gala (GALA), Galxe (GAL), 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), 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), Samoyecoin (SAMO), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Skale (SKL), Smooth Love Potion (SLP), Solana (SOL), 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), USD Coin (USD), Wrapped Centrifuge (WCFG), (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), Zebec Protocol (ZBC)

We are continually in the process of adding support for new cryptocurrencies, so please check back soon for more giving options.

If you don’t see a cryptocurrency you would like to donate in, please fill out this form to be connected with our Crypto Philanthropy partners at The Giving Block.

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. Get more information about lowering your crypto taxes.

Why does Siskin Children's Institute accept cryptocurrency?

Crypto Philanthropy is a new and thrilling fundraising avenue for nonprofit organizations like Siskin Children’s Institute. With more than 300 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. We are excited about what the future holds in the crypto and blockchain space, and believe that we’ve just scratched the surface of its true fundraising potential.

What is the tax benefit of donating appreciated stock?

Donating stock can be the most efficient way to make charitable contributions by saving on potential capital gains taxes which may allow donors to give more to the causes they care about, like Siskin Children’s Institute. To understand the full tax benefits of giving appreciated stock, please consult with a tax professional for information about your personal tax situation.

Does Siskin Children's Institute (The Giving Block) support gifts from my brokerage account?

The Giving Block supports several brokerage firms via their self-guided platform. If we don’t support your brokerage firm yet, you can still submit your gift through The Giving Block. Just select “other” from the broker list and we will send you a Letter of Instruction you can send to your broker firm to initiate the contribution.

Please note we can process gifts from most brokerage firms that can process a partial stock DTC transfer and most brokerage firms will provide that option for their clients. For any brokerage firms that do not support stock transfer, such as Robinhood, are not supported for this reason.

Have questions or require assistance with your stock donation?

If you need assistance with your donation or have general questions about The Giving Block or the general stock donation process, please email If you have issues with your broker form, please contact your broker or your financial advisor / private wealth manager directly.