Update: Fee-free donations are now live. Donations made starting at 8am EST will be matched, dollar for dollar, by Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation until $2 million have been matched!
Originally posted on 11/21:
Facebook is waiving their normal donation processing fees for #GivingTuesday on 11/28 from 12am EST until 11:59PM HST (4:59am EST on 11/29).
Additionally, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation will match up to $2 million of donations to US based charities made on Facebook starting at 8am EST on 11/28.
Donations will be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit or $1,000 per fundraiser or donate button, until the $2 million in matching funds run out. Matches will be paid out within 75 days.
If you run a 501(c)(3) you can create a nonprofit or charity Facebook page and follow the directions here to signup for Facebook payments.
What organization will you fundraise for on #GivingTuesday?