We have created a way for local and additional national charities to access our
service for charitable giving. This also affords gift-recipients a greater range
of causes and the ability to direct the funds locally, helping many feel that the
impact of their charity gift is more meaningful.
non-sectarian 501c3 organizations,
this program enables your charity to be offered as an option for gift-recipients
to select when redeeming their CharityChoice Gift Card. Our cards are distributed
through many channels; including, our charity e-commerce website, corporate gifts
and promotions, credit card reward programs, customer promotions and as employee
incentives. As charity gift cards become ever more popular the funds flowing through
our service promise to increase many fold in the coming years.
If you would also like to request listing in our 'List of over 250 Charities', consisting
of large charitable causes, mostly National and International; send a request to
and fill in this registration form.
Please proceed with this form to apply for listing. You will be notified within
72 hours, if your application is approved.
Redemption and Rewards Points: (credit card and employee incentives)
Your listing will facilitate designation of funds to your charity, by redeemers
of our gift cards. Thereby, it also enables the converting of rewards points into
a charity donation for your charity. To view many of the credit card and employee
incentive programs, for many Fortune 500 companies, that offer our charity gift card as a reward option, visit
Your donors can send pre-designated gift cards to friends and family for special occasions. Hundreds of graphics to choose from. The ecard will let them know that a donation has been made to your cause in their honor.
Coded Link – Our Featured Charity Program:
What does it mean to be a Featured Charity? You will be provided a unique coded
link to post on your website. The link will track purchases of our gift cards by
your constituents, pre-designating 50% of the card value to your charity. Additionally
the gift-recipient will view a 'Featured Charity' banner encouraging them to designate
the remainder of the funds to you.
Applicant may be a local branch of one of the charities on our 'List of over 250
Please review our
Non-sectarian 501c3 charities may apply. The primary mission of any applicant should be one of social welfare, amongst those on our
We do not list religious institutions and programs, e.g., churches, synagogues, mosques, temples – parochial schools, clubs and camps. Faith-based charities with a primary mission of social welfare, rather than religion, may apply for consideration.
Nor do we list organizations that are dedicated primarily to cause advocacy or political orientation.
Acceptance is at the sole discretion of our board of trustees and may be changed at any time.
Terms and Conditions (No listing fee, nor charges to the charities; see link for admin fee deducted from donations.)
Featured charity link and purchases:
Charity listing is conditional upon acceptance of our 'Featured Charity Program'.
This entails the posting of a coded link on the home, donate or shop/sale of products
page of your website. Gift cards purchased using the charity's coded link (or a
numerical affiliate code entered at checkout) are pre-designated for 50% of the
card value towards your charity, with the remaining 50% designated to the gift-recipient’s
choice of charities. Our administrative fee is deducted from the card value: $0.50
per card transaction fee + 8% (comprised of 5% administrative + 3% credit card processing).
CharityChoice Gift Cards are recipient-designated charity gifts: a project of Special
Kids Fund (501c3, EIN 58-2550249). Only the gift-recipient is entitled to designate
the charity, which he/she may do at any time. Cards never lose value, nor expire.
We always retain a reserve for honoring unredeemed cards. Purchases of gift cards
and certificates are charity donations that are 100% tax deductible at the time
of purchase; and, as such, are non-refundable.
The funds are allocated from Special Kids Fund, usually quarterly, to the recipient's
designated charity; deducting $0.50 per card + 5% administrative fee and 3% credit
card processing - used towards management of this nonprofit fundraising program,
with the remainder to benefit special needs children).
SHIPPING AND HANDLING: Physical Cards - $4.95 per order (for any quantity of cards
shipped to a single address) for USPS First Class mailing with additional options
for expedited shipping available at checkout.
Note: In some cases, a larger than 5% administrative fee (never totaling more than
15%) may be required; depending upon how the card is purchased and the costs involved,
e.g., affiliate marketing. Purchases made by visiting our website directly are in
the 5% fee category.