PayPal and/or Venmo

PayPal
To make a gift to Lafayette using PayPal, visit the online giving form, fill out the information, and click the “Check out with PayPal” button.

Venmo

To make a gift to Lafayette using Venmo, select “PayPal” as the payment option on the online giving form. After you click on the PayPal button, if you have Venmo installed on your mobile device, have enabled “Mobile Web Purchase,” and connected a browser, you should see the “Pay with Venmo” option.

Pay with venmo

If you don’t see the “Pay with Venmo” option, you will need to ensure the following:

  • You have Venmo currently installed on your mobile device
  • Venmo is configured to make web purchases
  • You have not activated PayPal OneTouch

Additionally, you may need to “clear cookies” from your browser history.
If you have multiple browsers, you may need to change which browser you are using.

Once your Venmo app is installed and set up, you will need to:

Configure Venmo to make web purchases

Follow these steps on an iOS device

  1. Tap on the ☰ icon in the upper left corner of the app
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. In the “Buying” Section, tap Connect Browsers and confirm that Safari is connected.
  4. Go back to the form.

Follow these steps on an Android device

  1. Tap on the ☰ icon in the upper left corner of the app
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. In the “Buying” Section, tap Connect Browsers and confirm that Chrome is connected.
  4. Go back to the form.

If you still can’t see the “Pay with Venmo” option, proceed to make sure that “PayPal One Touch” is not enabled.

Additionally, you may need to “clear cookies” from your browser history.