Your individual contribution makes all the difference. 100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes to funding loans. That’s why we ask for your donations (which are tax deductible in the U.S.) to support our operations.

Helps generate another $400 in loans from our online community
Makes Kiva's technology smarter, faster, and better
Helps fund site visits to 5 microfinance institutions per week
Supports a whole week of field training for one Kiva Fellow
Helps Kiva review new partnerships and can enable expansion into new geographies

Set your own amount to give

To make a donation to Kiva's operational expenses via check, please make your check payable to “Kiva Microfunds” and mail it with your return address to:

Kiva Attn: Chief Development Officer
875 Howard Street, Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94103

For larger donations, or if you would prefer to make a gift of stock or send your donation via wire, please contact us at and we will send you instructions.

Thank you again for considering a donation to Kiva!