Donations FAQ

Can I donate without a credit card?

Yes. You find many other options to donate to us via here:

Alternative payment options via include ACH bank transfers, Google Pay, crypto currencies, and stock transfers. do not make money from charging fees, and they do not sell anyone’s data.

How can I manage my monthly donation?

To change or cancel your monthly donation, please get in touch with us at

Where are donations sent to?

Donations go to Global Change Data Lab, who publishes and maintains the website and the underlying data engine.

Global Change Data Lab is a registered charity in England and Wales (Charity Number 1186433).

Are donations tax-deductible?

Donations from the UK

If you are a UK tax payer, you can use your donation receipt for tax purposes. Additionally, if you are a UK tax payer we can also make your donations go further with Gift Aid. Through the Government’s Gift Aid scheme, we can claim an additional 25p for every £1 you donated. If you are based in the UK you will receive an invitation to fill out a Gift Aid form after your donation is processed.

NB. If you are a UK taxpayer and you did not receive a link to our Gift Aid form after donating, you can send us an email to and we will reply with the details.

Donations from the US

If you are based in the US, you can donate to us via our partner Donating on their platform ensures your eligibility for a tax-deduction in the US: do not make money from charging fees, and they do not sell anyone’s data.

What is your yearly budget and how do you spend donations?

You find our accounts and a full description of how we are funded in our Annual Report. In this document you can also find details about our organizational structure and the latest report on how we are spending our funds.

How do you process online donations and personal information?

We use Stripe, which is one of the world’s largest online payment processing platforms. All donations are processed through their secure server. Neither they, nor we, will ever share any of your details with third parties.

Can I be listed in your page of supporters?

Yes. Donors who agree to be listed will be included in our page of supporters. After completing the payment you will be asked to provide details.

Further questions

If you have any further questions regarding donations, please get in touch with us at