Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Are donations tax-deductible?

Donations are tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. Malala Fund is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organisation based in the U.S. Our tax ID / EIN is 81-1397590. For gifts made online, keep your email receipt as your official record to claim your donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes. For gifts made offline by donors living in the U.S. and who provide a mailing address, you will receive a donation receipt by postal mail.

Malala Fund is also a registered charity in England and Wales (#1178655). To make a donation in GBP and utilise Gift Aid, please donate on this page.

Where does my money go when I give to Malala Fund?

From supporting STEM education for young women in Pakistan to creating safe learning spaces for girls in northern Nigeria, your gift is an investment in Malala Fund programmes that directly benefit girls. Learn more about how we invest in local education activists, how we advocate to hold leaders accountable and how we amplify girls’ voices. For more details, please read our audited financial statements and annual report.

Can I make a gift in honour of or in memory of someone?

Enter your donation amount on our donation page and select "give a gift in honour of someone" to customise and send your tribute gift.

Can I donate online in a currency other than U.S. dollars?

While donations through our website are displayed in U.S. dollars, payments are accepted and will be automatically converted from 135+ currencies around the world. If you prefer to give with the display amount in a specific currency, please use the following PayPal links:

If you would like to donate to Malala Fund U.K. in GBP and utilise Gift Aid, please donate on this page. On this donation page to Malala Fund U.K., you can also give in the following currencies:

  • Argentine Peso (ARS)
  • Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Brazilian Real (BRL)
  • British Pound Sterling (GBP)
  • Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
  • Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Central African Cfa Franc (XAF)
  • Chilean Peso (CLP)
  • Chinese Renminbi Yuan (CNY)
  • Colombian Peso (COP)
  • Danish Kroner (DKK)
  • Dominican Peso (DOP)
  • Egyptian Pound (EGP)
  • Euros (EUR)
  • Honduran Lempira (HNL)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Indian Rupee (INR)
  • Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • Israeli New Sheqel (ILS)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Kenyan Shilling (KES)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
  • Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
  • New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Nigerian Naira (NGN)
  • Norwegian Krone (NOK)
  • Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
  • Panamanian Balboa (PAB)
  • Peruvian Sol (PEN)
  • Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Polish Złoty (PLN)
  • Romanian Leu (RON)
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  • Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • South African Rand (ZAR)
  • South Korean Won (KRW)
  • Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Turkish Lira (TRY)
  • United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)
  • U.S. Dollars (USD)
  • West African Cfa Franc (XOF)

How can I update the information associated with my donation?

Please use the form below to request an update to your donation details like your name, email address or phone number.

How can I donate stock to Malala Fund?

Malala Fund accepts donations of stock and appreciated securities through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). Please consult with your financial planner and contact giving@malalafund.org for more information.

How can I send a check to Malala Fund?

Please make your check out to "Malala Fund" and mail checks sent via the U.S. Postal Service to:

    The Malala Fund
    Lockbox 11114
    P.O. Box 70280
    Philadelphia, PA 19176-0280

To send a check via FedEx/UPS, please make your check out to "Malala Fund" and send to:

    The Malala Fund
    Lockbox 11114
    400 White Clay Center Drive
    Newark, DE 19711

How can I donate with a bank or wire transfer?

We accept money orders, ACH, wire and other forms of bank transfers. Please contact giving@malalafund.org for more information.

Does Malala Fund accept cryptocurrency donations?

Yes, Malala Fund accepts more than 80 different cryptocurrencies. Learn more and donate here.

How can my company support Malala Fund?

With support from our partners, we are leading the movement for education and equality around the world. Learn more about how your organisation can partner with Malala Fund — from employee matches to campaign sponsorships — on our corporate giving page.

How can I incorporate Malala Fund into my will?

Adding Malala Fund to your legacy plans will support girls around the world for generations to come. It’s a gift that costs you nothing now, is flexible and can often be established easily through a new will, trust or an amendment. For more information on bequests, visit our planned giving page.

What is Malala Fund’s Employer Identification Number (EIN)?

Malala Fund is a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity and our EIN is 81-1397590.

Can I donate items like books or school supplies to Malala Fund?

Malala Fund does not accept these kinds of donations.

Can I volunteer with Malala Fund?

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Malala Fund does not have any volunteer opportunities at this time. Stay up-to-date on our work by signing up for emails or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and reading Assembly, our digital publication and newsletter. Want to do even more? We encourage our most passionate supporters to start a fundraiser. Visit our fundraiser page to get started.

How can I cancel my recurring monthly donation?

At the bottom of your email receipt there is a link to manage your online donations. Please reach out using the form below if you have trouble with this process.

How can I invite Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai or other members of Malala Fund staff or board to speak or attend my event?

Please use the form below and select “Invitation” as your reason for contacting Malala Fund.

Still have questions?

We're happy to help. Please fill out the contact form below and a staff member will respond as soon as possible.