Donate Crypto

Make a positive impact on children in need with your Bitcoin, Ethereum, or other cryptocurrency by making a charitable contribution to Variety

Donate crypto to change kids lives

Support Variety - the Children's Charity's life changing work by making a charitable gift in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and over 100 leading cryptocurrencies.

Your cryptocurrency donation to support Variety - the Children's Charity will directly impact the lives of kids experiencing disability, disadvantage or illness through the provision of tangible equipment and programs.

Reduce capital gains with a tax-deductible donation and join the leading Australian crypto philanthropy and web 3 community including artists, galleries, individuals and DAOs.

Why donate crypto to Variety?

We believe the emerging space of decentralised web protocols, blockchains, cryptocurrencies, and beyond can be a powerful force in creating positive social impact for kids in need. The crypto community can truly change lives.

Variety - the Children's Charity has seen firsthand the generosity of the crypto community since we began accepting this form of donation following the advent of COVID, which disrupted traditional giving methods. As innovators, we at Variety dedicate ourselves tirelessly to securing the brightest possible futures for our children!

Donating crypto is safe, easy, and fast. Using the widget on this page, making a charitable gift is a quick three-step process:

  • Select your preferred crypto in the widget and enter your gift amount
  • Type in your email and basic info (or choose to give anonymously)
  • Make your gift!

Upon donating, you can elect to receive an automatically generated tax receipt that will be sent to the email address you provide. 

Crypto charitable donations are processed quickly and safely with The Giving Block and Gemini Trust Exchange.

Our Work

We deliver programs, kids experiences, grants and scholarships to improve children’s lives.

Our Impact

Our work allows kids to gain mobility, to get out and about in the community, to communicate, achieve
independence and increase their self-esteem.

Our Supporters

We work together with donors, corporate partners, sponsors and volunteers to provide essential support where families need it most.

How Your Crypto Donation Goes to Work

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We grant tangible equipment, educational resources and technology to help kids and organisations.

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We run programs like Variety SHINE to help kids keep up in the classroom and empower their future.

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We give scholarships in arts, education and sport to encourage the talents of kids experiencing disadvantage.

Kids Experiences

We run kids events to bring laughter, joy and inclusion into the lives of kids who may otherwise miss out.

What does this mean in real terms?

One BTC can fund assistance or service dogs for TWO kids living with Autism, Anxiety or Epilepsy. One PAXG can fund an adaptive bicycle for a child experiencing mobility challenges so they can join in the fun. One ETH can fund an arts, sport or education scholarship to a child experiencing disadvantage. Ten SOL can fund one child to attend the Variety SHINE intensive education program to address learning challenges in the classroom. * Subject to current market value

In FIAT this means...

$700 A specialised support chair to provide posture support at the table for mealtimes and in the classroom

$1,200 An iPad in a specialised case to increase sound volume, and Proloquo2Go alternative and augmentative language app for a non verbal child

$2,000 to $5,000 A Variety Heart Scholarship for a talented child living with a disability to reach their sporting or artistic dreams

$2,800 An adaptive bike modified for kids living with disability to provide freedom, independence, interaction with peers and physical therapy

$5,700 A custom designed second skin body suit to provide mobility, independence, trunk support and postural control for a child living with Cerebral Palsy

$10,800 A manual wheelchair to provide mobility and inclusion to a child living with disability

$20,000 Inclusive playground equipment to provide inclusive play at a mainstream school

$25,000 – $40,000 (dependent on training and child needs) Assistance/service/therapy dog for kids living with autism, anxiety and other sensory disorders.

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Variety x Nouns DAO

In 2023 Variety - the Children's Charity was funded by Nouns DA) prop 420 for $47,479 USDC to present the Variety Kids Xmas Party Powered by Nouns.

Together Nouns DAO and Variety delivered the largest crypto philanthropy activation ever held in Australia. Over 5,000 kids experiencing disadvantage or living with disability and 3,000 of their carers came together for A Very Nounish Christmas Party to experience a day of inclusion, joy and celebration supported by over 600 Nounish volunteers, staff and the Australian Nouns and web 3 community.

In 2024 Nouns are funding the iconic Variety Bash spreading goodwill and social impact to Australia's most vulnerable regional kids. 

Support Kids with Your NFT Project

You can make a social impact and support some of our most vulnerable kids through your NFT project. 

You can create and donate the proceeds (10%, 50% or even 100%) from one or a series of NFTs or make a splash with your next drop by building our wallet address into your smart contract to ensure a percentage of proceeds continue to create a sustainable impact to kids living with disability or experiencing illness or disadvantage.

Continue reading us to learn how you can make a difference. Get in touch to kick off your charity project today.

Ways to Make a Difference

NFT Charity Auction

An NFT charity auction is one of the most exciting ways to fundraise with NFTs. You can donate the proceeds (10%, 20% 50% or even 100%) from one or a series of NFTs, either your upcoming drop, existing NFTs you hold or a single NFT designed especially for Variety.

Perpetual Giving

Want to make an ongoing impact? Consider perpetual giving. You can build our wallet address into your smart contract to ensure a percentage of proceeds continue to create a sustainable impact to kids living with disability or experiencing illness or disadvantage.

Direct Donation

Looking to pay it forward from successes in past projects? You can make a direct donation in over 100 cryptocurrencies anytime on our website and even showcase your support to your community by including a donate button on your page linking to our crypto donation form.

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Why utilise NFTs for good?

  • Make a difference to future generations and kids in need
  • Amplify your project marketing 
    Attract philanthropic collectors who can support your collection and do good at the same time
  • Demonstrate your projects values and establish trust and loyalty 
  • Support NFTs and crypto adoption. Donating crypto is one of the best examples of the kind of positive impact crypto can have on the world

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I donate Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies to Variety - the Children's Charity?

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Currently, we accept direct donations of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and over 100 other supported cryptocurrencies through our donation portal powered by The Giving Block. All that is required is the most basic knowledge of conducting cryptocurrency transactions and a desire to create positive social impact for kids living with disability, illness or diasadvantage. 

How do I make a donation?

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Using the form above, first, select Bitcoin, Ethereum or another cryptocurrency you want to donate from the dropdown, and enter your donation amount in the crypto of your choice or in US dollars.

Next, fill out some basic information about you (optional), and enter an email address where you would like to receive a tax receipt.

Third, a dynamic wallet address will be generated for your donation which is linked directly to Variety's charity wallet. The Giving Block uses dynamic wallet addresses to protect your privacy, but these addresses can be re-used if you’d like! Use this to send the cryptocurrency from your wallet or exchange account.

Which cryptocurrencies do you accept through The Giving Block?

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I need a wallet address to make my cryptocurrency donation. Where do I find this information?

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You can access Variety's wallet address with the widget above. Once you enter the type of cryptocurrency and reach the third step, you will receive a unique wallet address which can be used to complete your donation.

For cryptocurrencies that exist on multiple netowrks, like Polygon (MATIC) which exists as an ERC-20 token on Etherum and its own network, which one do I choose to donate?

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Scrolling through the supported assets on The Giving Block widget will show whether or not the token is an ERC-20. In these cases, The Giving Block will likely accept the Ethereum (ERC-20) version of a token which lives on multiple networks. Always verify which one is supported before donating.

Can I claim a tax benefit?

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Your donation in cryptocurrency could potentially be tax-deductible! Variety – the Children's Charity is recognised as a Deductible Gift Recipient, and we will send you a receipt via email for your generous contribution.

According to the Australian Taxation Office, cryptocurrency is classified as an asset. This means that under certain conditions, your donation may not incur capital gains tax and could be eligible for a tax deduction.

We advise consulting with a tax expert to understand the specific tax benefits that may apply to you, taking in

Donors can choose to receive a tax receipt via email. This will arrive as soon as your donation has received the minimum amount of confirmations on the blockchain, so keep a lookout for it. If you can’t see it, double check your spam or junk mail, and contact The Giving Block if you require it to be resent.

Be sure to file away your tax receipt in a safe location that is accessible when filing your tax return and use it for proof of your donation.

How is my gift secured?

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Unlike traditional transaction methods such as credit card payments and ACH or wire transactions (or worse - cheques!) which can take days to process completely and clear, sending Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly to a non-profit organisation only takes around 10 minutes until the organisation receives the funds.

This means donors can almost instantly verify the receipt of their gift by the non-profit organisation from anywhere in the world. If you provide an email address at the time of donation, you’ll have a receipt emailed as soon as the transaction is confirmed.

Because a blockchain relies on networks of thousands of computers to verify transactions, it is nearly impossible to tamper with the ledger. This layer of security should put donors at ease, especially when making large financial gifts. Even better—for nonprofits, there’s no risk of chargebacks like there are with credit cards.

Nonprofits using The Giving Block’s donation platform have custody and liquidity provided by Gemini, a licenced trust company that is regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS), an industry and world leader in cryptocurrency security and regulatory compliance.

The Giving Block was built with a security first mindset. 

A Fundraising Platform Built for Fundraising Security

The Giving Block uses a secure cloud architecture and multiple security measures to protect sensitive data.

  • AWS Virtual Private Cloud
  • 24x7x365 Security Scanning and Threat Monitoring
  • Network Level Vulnerability Scanning
  • Annual Penetration Testing
  • DDOS Protection

Secure Computing

The Giving Block build security into the foundation of all our products and services to ensure their platform is secure by design.

  • AWS VPC based compute isolations
  • Load Balancer Based Compute Isolations
  • Role-based Access Control
  • Secure Logging & Retention
  • Static and Dynamic Code Analysis
  • OWASP Secure Coding Principles

Secure Data Management

Using tokenization, encryption, and key management, The Giving Block always protects sensitive data.

  • AES 256-bit Encryption
  • TLS v1.2 Protocol Requirement
  • AWS split environments

Is my donation refundable?

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No. Blockchain payments are non-refundable by design. Always check the accuracy and authenticity of any address you're sending cryptocurrency to. This is best practice for any bitcoin or cryptocurrency transaction.

What is your refund policy?

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All cryptocurrency donations made via The Giving Block are nonrefundable.

As these donations are immediately converted into fiat, Variety – the Children’s Charity and The Giving Block do not offer refunds on any donations that are made in cryptocurrency.

We are not able give refunds if you changed your mind, sent the wrong cryptocurrency or made the wrong decision.

Variety - the Children’s Charity and The Giving Block does not, has not, and will never offer any form of cryptocurrency airdrop, goods or services in return for a donation.

How much is a crypto gift worth in cash?

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As with all types of investments, the value of cryptocurrency is subject to market fluctuations if you aren’t immediately converting it. While thousands of crypto currencies exist, Bitcoin is the most popular and currently holds the majority of the cryptocurrency market share.

Crypto donations to Variety through The Giving Block will immediately and automatically auto-convert into currency at market value at the time of donation. 

Can I donate proceeds from an NFT sale?

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Yes! If you are an artist who would like to donate a percentage of your NFT sale.

  • Create and mint your NFT
  • Auction on your preferred platform
  • Contact us on to arrange donating a percentage of the sale to Variety through The Giving Block.

Creators can also generate a wallet address using The Giving Block’s widget, and configure it so that Variety can receive royalties in perpetuity every time the NFT is sold.

Does Variety hold cryptocurrency?

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No, cryptocurrency donations are immediately liquidation into cash in an automated process by The Giving Block. Secure custody and liquidity of crypto assets are provided by The Giving Block's exchange partner, Gemini, one of the most regulatory compliant and secure cryptocurrency exchange in the world.

What happens if I want to donate using an unsupported currency?

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Unfortunately you cannot donate using an unsupported currency with The Giving Block widget. The Giving Block do have some workarounds for large donations, please reach out using their contact form and let them know:
  • You want to support Variety - the Children's Charity
  • The cryptocurrency you wish to donate
  • The amount that you wish to donate
And The Giving Block team will discuss alternative arrangements for donating.
Important Information for our Donors:
Please only send the exact cryptocurrency listed on the blockchain mentioned on the widget.  Do not send any other cryptocurrencies (including layer 2, wrapped tokens, NFTs or other ERC-20 tokens not listed) as these are unsupported and may result in loss of donation.  For more info, click here.
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Meet Alex

Alex is a bright and bubbly four-year-old, with a gorgeous smile that lights up the room!

This year, we funded an x-panda chair for Alex, valued at $12,345. The chair provides postural support and sensory input, whilst enabling Alex to remain safely seated at all times. This means he can eat without risk of choking, participate in activities with his peers at their level and build his social and communication skills.

“Having the x-panda means we can sit at the dinner table together as a family, something we haven’t been able to do. It also means Alex can participate in bench top activities, like baking, and eating the cake batter! One of my favourite past times.” Alex’s mum said.

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Variety - the Children's Charity assisted twins Seth and Teagan with an iPad, new bike and invites to free Variety kids' events. Hear from their mum Tanya and big brother Jordan as they share their Variety story.

Take the Crypto Giving Pledge

Want to make a lasting impact? Take The Crypto Giving Pledge by pledging to donate 1% or more of your crypto each year through The Giving Block to support Variety - the Children's Chairty's mission for years to come. Through this pledge, members aim to: 

  • Help better the world by supporting impactful nonprofit organisations through cryptocurrency like ours.
  • Aid in the effort to bring cryptocurrency adoption to the mainstream, by demonstrating the large-scale philanthropic impact of the global crypto community.
  • Inspire millions, from early crypto investors and creators to NFT artists to blockchain companies, to join together in an effort to make generosity one of the main pillars of crypto culture

Ready to take the pledge now or want to learn more? Email us or take the pledge by filling out the pledge form on The Giving Block and selecting Variety - the Children's Charity as your charity of choice.

We value transparency

At Variety - the Children's Charity, transparency to our donors and supporters is a top priority.

View our financials and annual reports on the Variety website below or visit our charity profile on The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), the national regulator of charities. Variety also operates in 14 countries across the world since its establishment in 1928.

Choose your preferred coin to make a difference to kids in need.

Get in touch

We're here to help! Contact Variety - the Children's Charity directly using this form, emailing or reaching out to The Giving Block.


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Important Information for our donors
Please only send the exact cryptocurrency listed on the blockchain mentioned on the widget.  Do not send any other cryptocurrencies (including layer 2, wrapped tokens, NFTs or other ERC-20 tokens not listed) as these are unsupported and may result in loss of donation.  For more info, click here.

We accept crypto charity donations in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and a growing list of other cryptocurrencies* including: Aave (AAVE), Amp (AMP), Balancer (BAL), Bancor Network Token (BNT), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Chainlink (LINK), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), Dai (DAI), Decentraland (MANA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Enjin Coin (ENJ), Fantom (FTM), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), The Graph (GRT), Injective Protocol (INJ), Kyber Network (KNC), Litecoin (LTC), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Maker (MKR), PAX Gold (PAXG), Polygon (MATIC), Ren (REN), Solana (SOL), Storj (STORJ), SushiSwap (SUSHI), Synthetix (SNX), UMA (UMA), Uniswap (UNI), Yearn.Finance (YFI), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX) and 1inch (1INCH) abd more.

*subject to change