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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? There’s a good chance that someone has already asked it! Check out our frequently asked questions to get answers to some of our most commonly asked questions. If you can’t find your answer below, simply reach out to us at and we will be glad to find you one!

General Questions

Fundraise while you shop! GiveBack Market is a virtual shopping portal where you can post items to sell or find one-of-kind treasures to buy and the proceeds support a great cause! Think no hassle online garage sale benefitting the non-profit of your choice. Cleaning out the closet never felt this good! You can contribute used items, handmade items, and even services.

There is no maximum amount and the opportunity to raise funds is limitless. The amount raised depends upon how frequently you market the program to your supporter base. We offer marketing tools to promote this opportunity as part of your newsletter, email blasts, flyers, etc.

Nothing! It’s free to join and there are no charges until an item is sold where your organization is the beneficiary. When an item is sold a small fee is taken and you are paid the remainder. The fee is based on the sale price of the item and is 10% on the first $100 and 5% over $100 (minimum fee is $1.00). This is the only fee the non-profit has to pay (website expenses, credit card processing fees, etc. are all included within the fee GiveBack Market receives).

After a transaction has gone through where your organization is the beneficiary (someone has bought an item and confirmed delivery), you we be credited the net proceeds in your account. Once your balance accumulates to over $50 you will be paid by the 15th of the following month.

It’s simple and easy!

Step 1: Register Your Non-Profit

Step 2: Spread the word. Leverage the marketing materials that can be customized for your organization.

Selling & Buying Products & Services

It’s simple and easy!

Step 1: Create an account. It takes just a few minutes to tell us a little more about yourself or register with an existing Facebook account.

Step 2: Post your item(s) by filling out this brief form here. You will need a picture of the item you wish to sell, a brief description to entice your buyers, a price, and you will select a non-profit organization to receive the proceeds.

Step 3: Go for the Sale! Now the item is published be sure to promote your posting and you will be notified when there is a buyer who has paid.

Note: You will need to work out shipping or delivery arrangements directly with the buyer.

Step 1: Create an account here. It takes just a few minutes to tell us a little more about yourself or register with an existing Facebook account.

Step 2: Browse all of the goodies posted for sale here.

Step 3: Ready to Buy! You can use your preferred credit card to make your purchase. You will then be connected with the seller to coordinate shipping or delivery. If you do not confirm in 30 days we will consider the transaction closed and proceeds will be released to the non-profit.

Cleaning out your close never felt this good! There are other virtual garage sales, but none that are as easy to use and benefit a great cause at the same time!

No! There are no fees to post a product or service. A small fee is taken out of the gross proceeds paid to the non-profit organization.

Items you post that sell are donations to the non-profit you have selected. As such you will be provided a receipt for this donation on behalf of the non-profit organization just as you would for any other donation. Note however that we aren't tax advisors therefore it's always a good idea to speak with a qualified tax professional if you have any questions or concerns about your personal situation.

Absolutely! We leverge an external payment processor (Stripe) so that none of your credit card details are kept on our servers. Stripe is one of the leading payment processors for eCommerce. See below message from Stripe:

Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. To accomplish this, we make use of best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security at Stripe.