Our History

Early BitGive Projects from 2013 to 2016


Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Children’s Relief Fund Stop Ebola Campaign

Nepal Team Now Armed with over 640 Cell Phones for Strengthening Health Systems Post Earthquakes

Supporting Abandoned Mentally Disabled in Mexico

Building Homes in Brazil’s Favela Communities

Southeastern USA Tornado Relief Efforts

Less than
1% Spent
on Fees

Bitcoin Drives International Giving


July 2013
BitGive Officially Launched at Inside Bitcoins NY

November 2013
BitGive’s first charitable campaign for Save the Children for Philippines Typhoon Haiyan relief

February 2014
Began fundraising for a water well with The Water Project

May 2014
Team Rubicon donation for US tornado relief efforts

August 2014
BitGive receives 501c3 status as world’s first official Bitcoin nonprofit

October 2014
The Water Project funding goal exceeded, project planning begins

November 2014
Medic Mobile Campaign Started

November 2014
First employee hired full time as Executive Director

December 2014
TECHO fundraiser at LaBITconf

December 2014
Save the Children Ebola fundraiser

March 2015
Water well completed at Shisango Girls School in Kenya with The Water Project

November 2015
Medic Mobile Campaign fundraising completed; 650 cell phones delivered to scale volunteer health worker programs in Nepal after two earthquakes

December 2015
Fundación Parlas fundraiser at LaBITconf

March 2016
Begin Development of GiveTrack MVP

October 2017
GiveTrack MVP goes live! Money 20/20 launch

December 2017
First successful pilot on GiveTrack MVP for Chandolo School

January 2018
Second successful pilot on GiveTrack MVP for Medi Mobile India and Asia programs

February 2018 to present
Testing and more pilots on GiveTrack MVP

May 2018
Team Grows to 19! Technical team, operations, new Board Members and Advisors, etc.

July 2018
5-year Anniversary

December 2018
GiveTrack 1.0 Launch!


GiveTrack™ is a platform nonprofits use for taking donations and sharing with donors exactly how their contributions are used while tying donations directly to a project result.


• Limited Financial Services
• Transaction & Service Fees
• Vulnerability to Fraud
• Lack of Transparency
• Long Wait Times


• Access virtually anywhere
• Low to no fees
• Cryptographic security
• Transparency in real time
• Fast settlement w/ confirmation

Funds & Project Tracking


Blockchain technology allows donors to trace transactions on a public platform in real time
Donors can see how funds are spent and ensure they reach their final destination
Project results are shared for direct engagement with donors

Pilot Projects

Open Mind Africa: 2018 Summer Camp & Educator Summit, Ghana

Summer camp to help students develop mindset, character, and skills for academic and career success in Africa.


Maternal & Neonatal India Program

Help us reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in India


Chandolo Primary School Water Project

A new rain catchment tank, latrines and training will dramatically improve health and opportunities for learning at this Kenyan School


Our Supporters

Founding Donors

BitGive Founding Donors supported the first few years of BitGive’s establishment, and we are forever grateful for their amazing support.

Thank you to our Founding Donors!

Major Donors

BitGive has also received significant support from Major Donors who contribute outside of our Sustaining Donor and Membership programs.

Thank you to our Major Donors!

Platinum ($20,000+)

  • BitPay
  • Perkins Coie
  • KnCMiner
  • Bitcoin Development Fund
  • Goodwin
  • Zlatin Balevsky

Gold ($10,000)

  • Jeff Garzik

Silver ($5,000)

  • Coinsecure
  • Gem
  • BitPesa
  • Matthew Roszak & Tally Capital
  • Rover Ver
  • Eugene Jhong
  • Allison Coleman Payne
  • Harris Guy Barrett II

Bronze ($2,500)

  • Rocelo Lopes & CoinBR
  • CoinFabrik
  • Rodolofo Andragnes
  • Pablo Gonzalez
  • Xapo
  • Libra
  • Chain
  • Helen & Joe Sangermano
  • Maria Gallippi
  • Brooke & William Mallers
  • Dawn & Justin Newton
  • James D. Robinson

Pineapple Fund
Private Donor
Private Donor
Private Donor
Alexey Chub
Matija Mazi
Christopher Rico
Peter M. Reis
ZenCash Community
Fox Beauregard Fund
Mathew Mark


Sustaining Donors

Learn more and become a BitGive Sustaining Donor today.

Thank you to our Sustaining Donors!


Learn more and join BitGive as a Member.

Thank you to our Members!

Pioneer ($10,000)

  • Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation

Revolutionary ($5,000)

  • Matthew Roszak & Bloq

Innovator ($2,500)

  • KeepKey
  • Allison Coleman Payne
  • Avalon Life
  • ZenCash Foundation

Early Adopter ($1,000)

  • Mark Buettner
  • Brooke & William Mallers
  • Maria Gallippi
  • Axisflip Cryptofinancial
  • Patrick Reinhold
  • Mark and Lisa Murakami

Zlatin Balevsky
Tony Gallippi
Stephen Pair
Eugene Jhong
Jeff Garzik
Roger Ver
Jake Benson
Wences Casares
Brooke Mallers
William Mallers
Allison Coleman Payne
Maria Gallippi
Helen & Joe Sangermano
Elizabeth (Ploshay) McCauley
Michael Perklin
Brian Goss
Khai Pham
Curtis Alling
Charles C Voyles
Rocelo Lopes
Matthew Roszak
Steve Beauregard & Lee Fox
Michael Terpin
Lisa Cheng
Andrew Yashchuk
Sheldon Weisfeld
Matthew Mellon
Binary Financial

David Johnston
Nick Spanos
David Bailey
Erik Voorhees
Bruce Fenton
Richard Rofe
Jez San
Jeremy Kandah
W Brad Stephens
P Bart Stephens
Brock Pierce
John Betts/Noble Markets
Brett Russell/BIGbtc
Brennan Byrne
Ken Heutmaker
Caitlyn Mello
Mario Fantoni
Gary Cook
Robert Egan
Peter Yadlowsky
Peter Reis
Max Mellenbruch
Jason Seibert
Henning Eckert
Michael Crypto
Drew McClure
June Pavlovits
Brian Veitch


We appreciate our Partners who provide expertise, services and pro bono professional services to support BitGive on an on-going basis:

  • BitPay
  • Wachsman PR
  • Third Key Solutions
  • RSK
  • Koibanx
  • Libra
  • Bit Brands
  • Crypto Media Hub
  • Plug and Play Fintech
  • Feed Your Miner



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PO Box 1697, Truckee, CA 96160




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Phone: +1 916-625-6BIT
PO Box 1697, Truckee, CA 96160




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