Give Lively takes 7 to 10 business days to manually review all applications and ensure compliance with our Value Statements (see below). This begins the moment you connect a Stripe account to Give Lively in step 4 of the application process.
Remember: Membership is only open to U.S. nonprofits that are public charities (not private foundations) with 501(c)(3) status.
If it does not have a Stripe account, you will create one as part of this application process. If someone else manages the existing Stripe account, confirm that this person is aware of the Give Lively application process and able to respond to an important email about it.
We use Stripe to securely manage financial transactions between you, your donors and your bank.
Without a Stripe account, you will not be able to receive donations, so we don’t review applications until a Stripe account has been identified and connected to us. Learn more about Stripe.
As the final step of the application, you will be prompted either to create a Stripe account or to log in to an existing one, and then connect it to Give Lively.
Make sure you’re ready for this step by preparing the information you need to create a Stripe account or by having access to your organization’s existing account credentials.
If you are not the person in your organization with the authority to create a Stripe account or log in to the existing one:
We automatically send you an email containing the step where you connect a Stripe account to Give Lively. This email can be shared with the relevant person.
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