charity APIv1.1.0

Charity API release notes

Just getting started with the Charity API? See the following documents for details on using this API:

The API release history

The following table lists the releases for the Charity API:


Release Date

Summary of Release

Version 1.1.0


Added a new getCharityOrgByLegacyId resource method

Version 1.0.0


Initial release of Version 1.0.0

Version 1.1.0

The following sections describe the changes made in this release.

Added a new resource method

The getCharityOrgByLegacyId method was added to the Charity API to allow users to retrieve the details for a specific charitable organization using its legacy charity ID, which has also been referred to as the charity number, external ID, and PayPal Giving Fund ID. The legacy charity ID is separate from eBay’s generic charity ID.

Version 1.0.0

This is the initial release of the Charity API, Version 1.0.0. For a list of the new resource and methods, see the Charity API Reference.