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jjtklingler
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Does a gift of money to gofundme.com count as a charitable contribution

 
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Zbucklyo
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Does a gift of money to gofundme.com count as a charitable contribution

From their website (personal campaigns are almost guaranteed not to be deductible, despite what is says about checking with a tax pro):

Donations made to a GoFundMe Personal campaign are generally considered to be personal gifts and are not guaranteed to be tax-deductible. You can always check with a tax professional to be sure. Only donations made to a GoFundMe Certified Charity campaign are guaranteed to be tax-deductible.

 Not sure if you donated to a Certified Charity campaign? You should've received a tax-deductible receipt from our charity partner FirstGiving. You can also visit the campaign you donated to and look for the 'Certified Charity' badge. Here's how it looks:

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