Your tax-deductible donation makes our work possible

A donation of any size will help BEST build a successful community by bringing people together to promote transportation options, safe streets, and walkable neighborhoods.

No goods or services will be received in exchange for your donation. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. BEST is a 501(c)(3) charity. Tax ID #42-1661720.

BEST is proud to have earned a Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar by Candid.


Donate by sending a check to:

PO Box 773
Eugene, OR 97440

Please include your email and/or postal address so we can send you a receipt.

Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA): If you are at least 70-1/2 years old, you may donate from your IRA by taking a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) to BEST, a qualified 501(c)(3) charity. The amount will count against your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD).


If you are set up to do so, make a donation via ACH:

Umpqua Bank routing # 123205054

BEST checking account # 22714133

PayPal Giving Fund — no monthly option, no fees

To see 100% of your gift support better transportation, donate via the PayPal Giving Fund from your bank account, with a debit/credit card, or via PayPal.

Please make sure to check Share my name and email with this charity so that we can thank you.

Donate with PayPal Giving Fund button

Stripe — monthly option, fees

To donate monthly or for a particular purpose, or via Apple Pay (using Safari or an iOS device) or Google Pay, use the following form.

If you select the US [not foreign] bank account option when entering your payment information, more of your gift will go to support better transportation.

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Our online payment processor, Stripe, charges us these fees:

  • US [not foreign] bank account (cheapest option): 0.7% per transaction
  • Debit/credit card: 2.2% + $0.30 per transaction
  • PayPal: 1.99% + $0.49 per transaction

For example, for the following donation amounts Stripe charges BEST the following transaction fees:

DonationUS bank accountDebit/credit cardPayPal